A Geek’s Reaction to the Alien: Covenant Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Alien and Aliens are two of the very best examples of science fiction horror. Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection were either pale imitators, or screwed up due to studio interference. The Alien vs. Predator series pretty much took two beloved franchises and dragged … [Read more...]

Fox Releases Alien: Covenant Prologue Called Last Supper


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Alien franchise goes back almost 40 years and in that time only one great sequel was ever produced. Alien 3 was a studio mess, Alien: Resurrection was just just strange, and Prometheus saw Ridley Scott return to spearhead a prequel. The prequel was uneven at … [Read more...]

Alien 5 Probably Not Happening


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting things to happen online recenlty was the artwork director Neil Blomkamp released for a proposed Alien 5 via his Instagram back in early 2015. The District 9 director had it commissioned for an idea that would ignore Alien 3 and Alien: … [Read more...]

Ridley Scott: Modern Cinema “Pretty Bad,” Takes Aim At Superhero Movies


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Legendary filmmaker Sir Ridley Scott has branded modern cinema “pretty bad” and revealed why he has never directed a superhero movie. While promoting his next project, Alien: Covenant, the 79-year-old insisted he wants to "keep making smart films” as he goes … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Alien: Covenant Red-Band Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm still surprised that we got a trailer for Blade Runner 2049 before Alien: Covenant, but we have finally got our first look at the Alien prequel/Prometheus sequel on Christmas Day. Not only did we get a trailer, but it was a red-band trailer which was 20th … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver on Avatar Sequels, Alien 5, and The Defenders


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sigourney Weaver has had a wide ranging career. From battling Xenomorphs in the Alien franchise, to turning into a dog in Ghostbusters, she's been a bit of a go to for genre films and that hasn't stopped. Back in 2009, she co-starred in James Cameron's 3D smash … [Read more...]

Alien: Covenant Poster Reveals New Release Date


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In space, no one can hear you scream. Or at least that was the tag line for the Ridley Scott helmed science-fiction masterpiece Alien. It was extremely effective bit of marketing, and the film became a classic. Alien: Covenant just received a new poster with a … [Read more...]

Alien: Covenant Images Leak

The Alien from Prometheus (2012)

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't know why I so looking forward to Alien: Covenant after the misfire that was Prometheus. Perhaps it's that I'm getting a definite vibe that this film will finally get the Alien franchise back on track after Alien 3 derailed it back in 1992, along with Alien: … [Read more...]

Michael Fassbender Reveals Alien: Covenant’s Xenomorphs Have a New Name


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Prometheus was a beautifully shot film with a terrible screenplay. Albeit it was better than either Alien 3 or Alien: Resurrection, but it was a movie with wasted promise, and it took things too far away from the horror of the Alien universe, and it even dropped … [Read more...]

Retrospective: James Cameron’s Aliens

The cast of Aliens (1986, Fox)

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Thirty years ago James Cameron's Aliens was released to the world – solidifying his status as the new king of the blockbuster world. As an R-rated action sequel to Ridley Scott's already revered 1979 horror-thriller, it cannot be overstated how much of a remarkable … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver Says Alien 5 Will Ignore Alien 3 & 4

Concept art shows Ripley and Hicks in Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fact that Alien 5 is a distinct possibility is exciting, especially since Neill Blomkamp willed it into existence via solely some art he had commissioned and displayed on Instagram. While it is currently sitting on the back-burner, as Ridley Scott is producing … [Read more...]

Danny McBride Talks About His Role In Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant - Danny McBride and Sir Ridley Scott

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Arguably the most surprising addition to the cast of Alien: Covenant was comedian Danny McBride. And while there is a high level of secrecy surrounding the Ridley Scott helmed prequel/sequel, funny man McBride spoke to Rolling Stone about working with the iconic … [Read more...]

Rumor: Who Is Katherine Waterston’s Character In Alien: Covenant?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Be warned, there are possible spoilers for Alien: Covenant below! It's no secret that I wasn't the biggest fan of Prometheus. I liked it from a conceptual point of view, and I thought it was superbly shot, but the screenplay was an awful mess, and it should have … [Read more...]

Nowhere To Run: Image From Alien: Covenant


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following some recent leaks and teases, we finally have our first proper look at Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant. The official Facebook account of the Scott's original Alien (1979) has posted an image showing actress Katherine Waterson (Inherant Vice, Steve Jobs) … [Read more...]

New Alien: Covenant Set Photos Reveal Petrified Figures


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Production of Alien: Covenant is underway in Sydney, Australia, and an enterprising photographer was able to take some pictures in a quarry where director Ridley Scott is shooting the sequel. The film has gone through several different permutations and titles from … [Read more...]

More Actors Cast For Alien: Covenant

prometheus 2 movie

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ridley Scott's Prometheus sequel/Alien prequel, Alien Covenant, is nearing production which can mean only one thing: Casting news! According to Deadline, Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo, and Callie Hernandez have all been cast in the upcoming Alien: … [Read more...]