Fede Alvarez's Alien movie Alien: Romulus has officially wrapped filming this week! The director took to Instagram to announce the culmination with a celebratory cigar, check it out:
The film now enters post-production where visual effects will be applied by Weta Digital. Practical Alien suits and other effects were provided by Stan Winston's Legacy Effects company, as we previously reported.
Alien: Romulus will take place between the events of Ridley Scott's Alien (1979) and James Cameron's Aliens (1986). The film will release in theaters next summer, on August 16th, 2024! Additional cast and plot info can be found on the Alien: Romulus movie info page!
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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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