It appears the visual effects crew at Weta will bring the Alien Xenomorphs to life for Noah Hawley's upcoming Alien TV Series for FX! Sources revealed to fansite AvPGalaxy that the studio will be handling the creature visual effects for the upcoming show however did not specify to what extent the effects would be physical or digital.
This won't be Weta's first time handling Alien franchise IP, previously the studio provided work on Ridley Scott's Prometheus back in 2012 however this new series will be the first time they're involved with designing and producing effects for the actual Aliens themselves. As we learn more we'll be sure to keep you posted!
Noah Hawley's Alien TV series begins production this March!
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The future of Alien
The Alien franchise is taking a dramatic turn at 20th Century Studios, now owned by Disney. Currently there are two major Alien projects in development - a new Alien TV series by Noah Hawley and a new, stand-alone Alien movie being directed by Fede Alvarez. Both of which will be taking the franchise in a new direction - moving away from the Alien prequel direction Ridley Scott set out to pursue back in 2012.
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