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Ripley: Andrew Scott-Starring Series Moving from Showtime to Netflix
It's hard to believe that it's been nearly two years since we last reported on Showtime's Andrew Scott (Fleabag)-starring drama series Ripley But today brings a very good reason to check back in on the latest take on Patricia Highsmith's bestselling Tom Ripley novels, with Deadline Hollywood reporting that the series has moved from the cable[...]
Between the art we've seen, the admiration for the first two Alien films, and Weaver's willingness to return as Ripley once more, it seems like a no-brainer, but that's not always how things play out in Hollywood. What's your take on the idea of Weaver and Blomkamp's stance on Alien 5? We've extensively talked about the[...]
NECA's Final Wave Of Alien 40th Anniversary Figures Is Hitting Stores
The final wave is hitting stores now, and it features Ripley and Lambert in their compression suits, as well as a Xenomorph styled after Geiger's original concept artwork NECA sent us the wave to take a look at, and we thank them for it Let's take a look at the last three releases in this[...]
So, I figure let that bubble burst a little bit and we'll do it right." This Not a "Ripley Story" & Things Are Going To Open Up A Bit: "It's not a Ripley story She's one of the great characters of all time, and I think the story has been told pretty perfectly, and I don't[...]
Dakota Fanning (The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) is set to enter the world of Patricia Highsmith's bestselling Tom Ripley novels, joining the cast of Showtime's drama series Ripley Stemming from series writer and director Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List, The Night Of), the series focuses on Tom Ripley (Fleabag's Andrew[...]
Aliens Was Sigourney Weaver's Favorite Of The Series To Make
As portrayed by Sigourney Weaver throughout the Alien franchise, Ellen Ripley is the greatest hero in cinema history From the time we meet her in the first film through her appearance in Alien: Resurrection, few characters make their mark on cinema like she does While Alien 3 and Resurrection were of lesser quality, those first[...]
Super7 will put out a new wave of Aliens ReAction figures next Wednesday.
Ripley, Hicks, Hudson, Newt, Vasquez, and android Bishop will all be open on gorgeous vintage style packaging Bishop features pull apart battle damage, and Newt will even include her doll's head All of the other additional ReAction figures will consist of accessories as well Each features five points of articulation and will cost you $18[...]
Riding high off the series' award-winning success, Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott is venturing into the world of Patricia Highsmith's bestselling Tom Ripley novels for Showtime's drama series adaptation Ripley The eight-episode order stems from Oscar and Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List, The Night Of), who is set to write and[...]
"Ripley": "Fleabag" Star Andrew Scott Set as Tom Ripley for Showtime Series
Riding high off the series' huge Emmy Awards success, Fleabag co-star Andrew Scott will be venturing into the world of Patricia Highsmith's bestselling Tom Ripley novels for Showtime's drama series adaptation Ripley The eight-episode order stems from Oscar and Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List, The Night Of), who is set[...]
William Gibson’s Alien III: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Play
There were rumors that Sigourney Weaver didn't want to return as Ripley, so Gibson had to write her out and shift the focus to Hicks and Bishop The plot continues the themes from Aliens involving corrupt corporations trying to harvest the aliens as weapons and deepens it into Cold War bioweapons arms race Of course,[...]
Tom Skerritt Talks the Power of Women on 'Alien' 40th Anniversary
Almost everyone in the cast (who are still with us in this lifetime) still speaks about that experience on the Nostromo with a reverence and respect, almost everyone learned something while working with Ridley Scott and crew that's stayed with them. Tom Skerritt, bearded Captain Dallas of the Company's tugboat for the larger refinery vessel it tows, says[...]
NECA Alien Resurrection Xenomorph 4
Two figures will make up the wave, a new version of Ripley that comes with the Draco Double Burner and Lacrima 99 Shockrifle, as well as a basketball This is the Ripley clone from the film, and has over 25 points of articulation Also in the wave is the Resurrection Warrior Xenomorph, which features 30[...]
Amanda Ripley is Coming to Mystery Alien Project
Back in November, 20th Century Fox filed some interesting trademark for something called Alien: Blackout, making us (and pretty much every other outlet on the web) believe the same thing- that a new Alien video game was coming. There really hasn't been anything definitive until today, when the official Alien Twitter account shared a 30-second video mentioning an important[...]
Bruce Campbell Will Host New 'Ripleys Believe It Or Not!' Series
While it's not the Oscars, Bruce Campbell will be hosting a new series for the Travel Channel! Actor, author Bruce CampbellPhoto by Markus Wissmann / A new version of Ripley's Believe It or Not! is currently filming in Orlando, and Campbell will be the featured host on the television show when it airs on The Travel Channel sometime[...]
"You Never Know", Sigourney Weaver Says About Blomkamp's 'Alien'
The long-gestating saga of an Alien film from Neill Blomkamp continues, with yet-another quote from Ellen Ripley herself, Sigourney Weaver. Actress Sigourney WeaverPhoto by Tinseltown / Perhaps you'll recall when a few years ago, Weaver revealed the plans (at the time) for a direct Aliens sequel that Blomkamp (District 9, Chappie) was reportedly working on[...]
Ripley's 'Alien' Space Suit Goes for $204k, 'Aliens' Flamethrower for $108k
Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) is perhaps the greatest female character in all of science fiction history First appearing in Sir Ridley Scott's seminal 1979 film Alien, she returned to head three additional films in the space franchise. Two items of Ripley's were up at auction today during Profiles In History's Icons & Legends In Hollywood, and both[...]
Bleeding Cool Talks 'Alien' Franchise on #LV426
April 26th somewhere along the line became Alien Day, a celebration of Ripley, Weyland Yutani, and the Xenomorphs who love them.  First released in 1979, the groundbreaking space horror film directed by Sir Ridley Scott blew the airlock doors off what a female lead could do and be in such a movie. To be fair, LV-426 is[...]
Want A Kickass Alien Collectible? Pick Up The Rock Candy Ripley From Funko
Next to Star Wars, it is my favorite franchise, and let's face it: Ellen Ripley is the all-time greatest hero of a sci-fi film, and to me one of the best characters ever created period I can't get enough Ripley stuff, from the fantastic NECA figures, to Funko Pops That is why when Funko announced[...]
'Alien: Covenant' Roundtable With Ridley Scott Talks Ripley's Parents And Covenant 2
With Director Sir Ridley Scott, and actors Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride talking about the film they also fielded a few questions to the energized audience. Responding to one question about the rumor that there was a direct familial link between Waterston's character, Daniels, is related to Ripley (Sigourney Weaver's character from the original series of films)[...]
In Space, Only 426 Men Can Wear Ripley's Sneakers
Man, those had to be comfortable. So, ALIENS fans in general and guys like me in particular went crazy when Reebok announced that for April 26th, ALIENS day (named for the planet LV-426), they were going to release Ripley's shoe How cool is that? every science fiction fan, shoe collector, and Sigourney Weaver-stalker thought Finally, a[...]