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.
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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.
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