Ridley Scott talks Alien & Prometheus

Ridley Scott, veteran director of the upcoming sci-fi thriller Prometheus, previously confirmed the film’s third act will contain "DNA" strands of the first Alien film. Now we finally have some details.

Alleged Prometheus plot summary hits the 'Net

Seriously, is there a security problem on Ridley Scott’s set?

First trailer for Prometheus leaks online

The first trailer for Prometheus has been leaked online. It appears as if the trailer is still in production, but will likely (officially) drop soon.

The DNA links of Alien and Prometheus

Earlier this year, famed sci-fi director Ridley Scott confirmed that there would be a connection between his upcoming Prometheus film and the classic Alien franchise.

Alien probes could be within solar system, say researchers

The Fermi paradox asks why, if intelligent life is common, no technological civilizations have ever been observed.

The characters of Prometheus

Prometheus is set in the same universe as Alien. However, the upcoming film is neither a sequel nor prequel, but rather, a different story which takes place before the events of the Alien franchise.

Noomi Rapace talks Prometheus at Comic-Con

Noomi Rapace and Ridley Scott may be in a remote part of Iceland shooting Prometheus, but that didn't stop either of them from addressing thousands of eager fans at Comic-Con via a satellite linkup.

Let boredom reign

Today's audiences expect films to move fast, with a lot of action right away. But is such a strategy good or bad for Hollywood?

Super 8 revives hiding the monster

Some box office pundits will tell you Super 8 made a mistake not revealing too much before the film's release, but lo and behold, now there's reports that other films could be well served from trying this bold marketing idea.

Sega is coding an Alien console game

Sega is coding a new "console core" game based on the classic sci-fi franchise Alien. But what about the lovely Ellen Ripley and loyal android Ash?

Stock and Trade: Weyland-Yutani

Large corporations have long been an important part of genre fiction.

NASA scientist finds fossils of alien life forms

A NASA scientist says he's discovered alien life, in the form of microscopic fossils, embedded in meteorites.

Video: Mysterious Alien goes viral

An enigmatic video directed by Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame has been released into the wilds of the Internet.

Ignition preps Blacklight FPS for Summer 2010 deployment

Ignition Entertainment and Zombie Studios have designed a near-future FPS that is expected to offer "AAA-quality" military action in a downloadable package.

Milky Way is full of alien invaders

Around a quarter of the star clusters in our galaxy sneaked their way in from other galaxies, according to scientists from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.