Sign in with your E-Mail & Password
Trending Network Articles
Cold Iron Studios' Alien Game
Cold Iron Studios Alien Game
New / Upcoming Alien Titles
Upcoming Alien Titles
Alien Movies
Alien Movies
Featured Content
Alien Discussion Forums
Alien FX Series will combine the horror of Alien and action of Aliens!

Alien FX Series will combine the horror of Alien and action of Aliens!

Scified2021-11-20 07:35:57
15,500 Reads8 CommentsAdd A Comment

The upcoming Alien FX television series will reportedly combine the iconic horror aspects of Ridley Scott's original Alien (1979) and the action elements of James Cameron's sequel, Aliens (1986). Unlike both films however, the Alien series, directed by Noah Hawley will be the first instance where the Xenomorph plot setting takes place on Earth... in the near future. According to fansite AvPGalaxy, they got their hands on a production synopsis that describes the series as:

Set not too far into our future, it’s the first ‘Alien’ set on Earth — and by blending both the timeless horror of the first ‘Alien’ film with the non-stop action of the second, it’s going to be a scary thrill ride that will blow people back in their seats.

They also report that filming is set to begin in March of next year in Thailand as well as potentially some parts of Eastern Europe.

As more news develops on the FX Alien series, we'll be sure to keep you updated! If you have any information as well, be sure to contact us and let us know!


If you're a fan of Alien / Prometheus and would like to discuss Alien: Covenant and its upcoming sequel with other like-minded fans, be sure to join in our Alien: Covenant forum! Ranked the #1 Prometheus forum back in 2012 and reigning as the web's top Alien: Covenant fan site, it's a great place to discuss the upcoming Prometheus sequels, dissect details from every trailer and engage with other fans just like you.

Written by ChrisPublished on 2021-11-20 07:35:57

About Alien: Covenant 2 / Alien Awakening

The state of the Alien: Covenant sequel continues to remain uncertain. Ridley Scott has mentioned previously that they have a story already in place and know exactly where the sequel to Covenant will go, however the recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox film properties by Disney have potentially put the rumored-to-be-titled Alien: Awakening on hold for the time being. As new details arise concerning Alien: Covenant 2 we will be your premiere source and you can find information on the Covenant sequel by visiting the About Alien: Awakening page here.

Treat yourself to some Alien Merchandise!

As we await the next Alien movie, now is a great time to build your Alien collection and expand your Alien-themed wardrobe. Check out some products below and click here for even more options!

Alien hoodies
Alien T-Shirt
Alien tank top

Stay up to date with the latest news and updates on the Alien: Covenant movie sequel, potentially titled Alien: Awakening by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! You can also subscribe your email to our blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Related Alien: Covenant Articles
8 Fan responses to Alien FX Series will combine the horror of Alien and action of Aliens!


PraetorianMember2952 XPNov-20-2021 10:47 AM

So essentially ALIENS set on semi-futuristic Earth


DeaconAdmin19981 XPNov-20-2021 12:48 PM

Basically that's what I gather... Not totally sure how I feel about it. I think the Earth setting is a mistake. But we'll see how it plays out. If it's anything like HBO's Raised by Wolves I wouldn't mind it! 


PraetorianMember2952 XPNov-20-2021 4:04 PM

I personally think the series should have taken place after Alien 3 (2180s) if they wanted an earth setting but having set before Alien Covenant is a big mistake.

On a side note, isn't ALIENS already a horror movie, sure action horror but its still horror.


DeaconAdmin19981 XPNov-20-2021 8:15 PM

Exactly, I fear this plot line is going to muddy the waters of Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. We can only hope with Ridley on board as a producer that he can steer the storyline in a way to incorporate the elements and timelime of his prequels. Weyland had plenty of interest in exploring the Zeta Reticuli star system for years prior to Prometheus since funding the mission and building the ships would have taken some time to complete.

I hope this series explores more of that corporate angle and maybe what inspired Weyland to obsess over Aliens and Engineers. To neglect that fundamental aspect would be such a disservice to this franchise.

And yeah, Aliens was a suspense / action / horror flick but it's mostly known for its emphasis on action over the likes of Scott's original. But absolutely both are horror films.


NeomorphMember1551 XPNov-21-2021 7:08 AM

Ya, not sure about the earth/setting but if they can pull it off then sure why not.

Raised By Wolves? No thanks

If they can make this better than the prequels then why not. We haven't had anything good for a long while in this franchise so if it can excel what we've had after Alien 3 then sure. To have Scott as a producer makes me worried since he might influence this a lot and in that case it might mean more android-crap compared to what what it would have been if he wouldn't have been involved. Hopefully someone can tell him no if he comes up with crappy ideas.


PraetorianMember2952 XPNov-21-2021 9:04 PM

A lot of Scotts ideas were hindered by 20th Century Fox and it was 20th Century Fox that forced a direct xenomorph connection into Prometheus 2/Alien Covenant 


NeomorphMember1551 XPDec-01-2021 2:25 AM

Xenotaris: Ya that's what I've heard too. My problem is how he dealt with that, by making the angry android its creator. Covenant could have done without the monster and just have the Neomorph and maybe other monsters too, but Fox messed up. He seems too stuck on the android tale, so that's why I'm worried if he would have a heavy influence in the next Alien-project.


PraetorianMember2952 XPDec-01-2021 5:04 AM

I think the xenomorph should have been held off until Prometheus 3 and that the Engineers should have made the xenomorphs. Not sure if I would out right replace the xenomorph since that would be like replacing Godzilla with a different kaiju

Add A Reply
Log in to Post
Enter Your E-Mail
Enter Your Password

Stay Logged In
Visitor Comments
Scified Network
Godzilla-Movies.comHosted Community
JurassicWorld3.netHosted Community
Alien-Covenant.comHosted Community
Hosted Community
Predator4-Movie.comHosted Community
New Alien: Covenant Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
51% To Next Rank
87% To Next Rank
76% To Next Rank
62% To Next Rank
Captain Cold
Captain Cold
65% To Next Rank
Latest Alien Fandom Activity
Get this Prometheus sweater!
Alien Sweater

Alien: Covenant is a sequel to 2012's Prometheus as well as a prequel to 1979's ALIEN. Alien fans looking to know more about Alien: Covenant should check back often. is an information resource for film enthusiasts looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster Alien: Covenant. Providing the latest official and accurate information on Alien: Covenant, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Alien & Predator Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Alien and Prometheus looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. Alien: Covenant, Prometheus and its associated names, logos and images are property of 20th Century Fox and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for Alien: Covenant's release. If you have any questions about this site, its content or the Scified Network in general, feel free to contact Scified directly.

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2021