Sep-26-2017 8:34 AM
@Lawrence of Arabia
I hope so.... i think its a case of what does FOX blame for the disappointment with Alien Covenant... it appears that the direction both prequels had taken are what they think is a disappointment.
All the comments and clues leading up to Prometheus 2 seemed to point to a movie that would not give us Xenomorphs yet, but explore the reasons behind the Engineers Culture, why we was created, and what caused those on LV-223 to start to do such experiments... and for Dr Shaw to get some answers.
It would appear FOX saw Alien 5 was getting more Hype and Interest and so they had got RS to bring the Xenomorph connection back...
So they tried bring the Xenomorph back.... we have to ask is the Xenomorph in AC why the movie disappointed?
Was it that the Xenomorph did not quite look the same?
Was it that the Xenmorph Chest Buster disappointed fans?
Was it that there was not enough shown of the Xenomorphs?
Was it the Faster Gestation of the Xenomorphs?
OR... Was it Davids Involvement in the creation of the Xenomorph?
Looking at the General Public reaction.. well Majority of fans, it seems most are disappointed with the Chest Buster and Gestation/Growth Rate.
But then we get what seems more like 35/65% Split against David being the Creator of the Xenomorph, it just appears TWO 3rds in general would have not liked David to had anything to do with the original Xenomorph.
So for the Sequel... its a case of does FOX feel, they should ignore the Xenomorph? Or is it that they feel Davids role needs to be toned down and give some other explanation for the eventual Eggs on the Derelict?
A lot of Prometheus Fans felt the way Dr Shaw was handled and Engineers as in all being brushed under the Carpet was a Disappointment, but then i noticed a number of people still felt AC was touching to much on Prometheus
i think the majority Fan Boys... still are in denial and are holding out for the Xenomorphs to be Ancient, having a more powerful role than just a engineered Bio-Weapon be that by Bald Humanoids or Crazy Androids. And also holding out that the Engineers role is not as large as bringing in some other Race who Fans would hope as the Creators of the Xenomorph or even relations to the Xenomorph itself.
it appears, a majority are not so happy at the whole Engineers, being Ancient Humanoids who are our Ancestors or connected some way and interpreted as our Gods/Creators... Never mind how this Race also Created or are Responsible for the Derelict, its Cargo and the Xenomorph.
I think a lot of Fanboys in Hindsight would rather a different more Alien Approach to the Xenomorph Origin and Space Jockey that has nothing to do with investing in the Company Back Ground and Androids never mind Ancient Astronaut Theory Story.
Give us the Ganesha Space Jockey... Some may Scream... Give us Queens....
So i HONESTLY think it depends how much RS is interested in his Story about Creation/Creator Rebellion and the Engineers Arc and Davids Arc... And if FOX agree this is the way they should have taken Prometheus Sequel.... and not bring the Xenomorph back...
Or if FOX feel that its not the Xenomorph that was the failings but the whole set up from Prometheus to AC regarding the Emphasis on Engineers, Creators, Gods and Rebellion and David.
I feel now they have started this Path they cant abandon it..., they have to stick to it... but they can merely Change David as a Re-creator of the Xenomorph and have him Evolve something that actually ends up being less Xenomorph than evolving more Xenomorph.
And then bring in some other Race who used the Engineers merely as Slaves and in some kind of Sacrificial purpose that Xenomorph Related Organisms play a Role..
Thats how i think they need to Save the Story now...
R.I.P Sox 01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017