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Ridley Scott says there will be series about Alien and Blade Runner

Ridley Scott says there will be series about Alien and Blade Runner

Ridley Scott confirmed information that had been circulating for some time: there will be television series derived from two of his great films, Blade Runner and Alien. What’s more: the director said that they are progressing by leaps and bounds and the scripts for the pilot chapters are ready.

“We already wrote the pilot of Blade runner and the bible. It will be a series of ten hours, “the filmmaker told the BBC, referring to the document prior to the writing of the chapters, which includes all the information necessary for its development. There it is described from what will happen in the episodes to the description of characters and locations.

Scott, what On Tuesday, November 30, he will be 84 years old, said the idea is that both the series of Blade runner like the Alien have ten chapters. The first news about a TV show based on Alien was known in December 2020, while it is the first time that the director refers to a series about Blade runner.

Ridley Scott Confirmed That The Alien And Blade Runner Series Are In The Works.  Ap Photo

Ridley Scott confirmed that the Alien and Blade Runner series are in the works. AP Photo

How will the series based on “Alien”

American screenwriter and filmmaker Noah Hawley, known for high-quality series such as Fargo and Legion, will be the showrunner of Alien, which in principle will be broadcast on the cable channel FX.

The signal director, John Landgraf, described the project as “the first history of Alien set on Earth ”and promised to mix“ the timeless horror ”of the first film with the“ unbridled action ”of the second, in a cocktail that will result “A journey of terrifying emotion”.

The series will seek to explore the unstoppable expansion of the alien threat from a social and human look. The plot will focus on the concept of “what happens when you can’t control” the multiplication of extraterrestrial monsters.

Sigourney Weaver, In Alien The Eighth Passenger

Sigourney Weaver, in Alien the Eighth Passenger

Won’t be with iconic heroine Ripley, embodied in the films by Sigourney Weaver, because although “he is one of the great characters of all time, his story has already been told perfectly,” according to Hawley.

The Gucci house

Ridley Scott gave the interview about the premiere, this Thursday, of The Gucci house, which tells the story of romance between Patrizia Reggiani and Maurizio Gucci that ended in murder of the latter, heir to a fashion empire.

Patrizia Gucci, Guccio Gucci’s great-granddaughter, declared her opposition to the project. In April, he told the AP that the film was “stealing a family’s identity for profit, to increase the income of the Hollywood system.” Asked about the matter, Scott preferred not to get into controversy.

The Gucci House.  The Film About Betrayal And Crime In The Gucci Family.

The Gucci house. The film about betrayal and crime in the Gucci family.

Damn millennials

What he did refer to in an interview with Marc Maron for the WTF podcast was the commercial failure of The last duel, released on October 14. The movie, starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer, had a budget of more than 100 million dollars, but so far it only grossed 27 million and became one of the biggest economic disappointments of the year.

For Scott, the absence of public was not due to the health situation or errors in the promotion that Disney did. “What we have today is the public that grew up on those damn cell phones. Millennials, who never want to be taught anything unless you tell him on his phone“explained the director.

The Last Duel, An Economic Failure &Quot;Fault Of The Millennials&Quot;, According To Scott.

The last duel, an economic failure “fault of the millennials”, according to Scott.

“It is a wide range, but I think we are facing it right now with Facebook. We are in the wrong direction, it is something that happens when the wrong kind of trust has been given to this last generation,” he added. In addition, he said of his film that “everyone thought it was a spectacular script” and admitted that “You can not always win”.

The story of The last duel It is told from three different points of view and revolves around a noble woman (Jodie Comer) who in 14th century France accuses her husband’s best friend (Adam Driver) (Matt Damon) of having raped her, which will lead to May the fate of the three be decided in a duel to the death.


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