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Someone on this forum inadvertently predicted that Disney might buy Fox. What does this mean for the Alien Series?

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Woolson

FacehuggerMember127 XPNov-06-2017 11:26 AM

Hey everyone, haven't posted in a while, but I just need to talk about this...

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/21st-century-fox-disney-sale-talks-stock-1202607912/

 In one of the threads talking about reboots/future movie ideas, someone hypothesized and posted something along the lines of this:

"Franchise sold to Disney"

"J.J Abrams directing"

 

If this is true, what do you think will happen the Alien series? I think it might be a mistake, Alien gave Fox it's own identity

Cleaner than Earth Actually

11 Responses to Someone on this forum inadvertently predicted that Disney might buy Fox. What does this mean for the Alien Series?

Woolson

FacehuggerMember127 XPNov-06-2017 11:34 AM

It might not happen. But it was just interesting that someone would predict this inadvertently 

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ali81

NeomorphMember1823 XPNov-06-2017 11:41 AM

so whos gna take lead role? Cinderella or snow white? can just see the mickeymorph

Woolson

FacehuggerMember127 XPNov-06-2017 11:59 AM

@ali81

Doubt that will happen, but Disney might either bring it back or royally screw it up. I want Alien 5 though as a Force Awakens style movie.

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Dark Nebula

XenomorphStaff1153 XPNov-06-2017 12:17 PM

I hope not.

I can just imagine Ripley being a Disney princess.

MU/TH/UR

FacehuggerMember247 XPNov-06-2017 12:19 PM

WE RIOT

Woolson

FacehuggerMember127 XPNov-06-2017 12:23 PM

It would be sad because Alien makes Fox, Fox.

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I.Raptus

PraetorianStaff2414 XPNov-06-2017 12:41 PM

Dark Nebula

I can just imagine Ripley being a Disney princess.

Im Durp

FacehuggerMember478 XPNov-06-2017 1:20 PM

Well just using other examples it's likely any nonmovie material for Alien becomes noncanon, if it already isn't and will get started over. They also tend to go with the large crowd and focus on what is liked rather than controversial, so if they did pursue an Alien movie it would likely be the general idea we got of 5, because the general consensus is that after the first two movies the movie quality dropped and 5 seemed like it heavily connected to the good movies.

 

O they just don't touch the alien series because it doesn't seem to be the safest franchise at the moment.

joylitt

NeomorphMember1541 XPNov-06-2017 5:13 PM

It did happen. I heard it on the radio.

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ChestbursterMember936 XPNov-06-2017 5:17 PM

joylitt It didn't happen, there have been talks but nothing concrete.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-06/disney-looked-at-buying-most-of-fox-talks-now-dead-cnbc-says

"The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts."

BigDave

TrilobiteMember9912 XPNov-07-2017 4:43 AM

Thank Goodness...

R.I.P Sox  01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017

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