Although we've known Alien: Romulus will take place between the original Alien and James Cameron's sequel Aliens for some time now, actress Cailee Spaeny who stars in Fede Alvarez's upcoming Alien sequel, has confirmed the timelime in a recent interview with Variety! She also mentions how the team at Legacy Effects and Studio Gillis were involved and were the ones responsible for building the film's Xenomorph suits, which we reported on earlier this year!
It’s supposed to slot in between the first movie and the second movie,” Spaeny tells Variety’s Michaela Zee. “They brought the same team from ‘Aliens,’ the James Cameron film. The same people who built those xenomorphs actually came on and built ours. So getting to see the original design with the original people who have been working on these films for 45-plus years and has been so much of their life has been really incredible.
We're getting quite excited for Alien: Romulus with every update! Are you looking forward to the next Alien movie? Let us know in the comments!
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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