30 years before Ripley: the first “Alien” series finds a perfect place in the legendary sci-fi and horror saga – Movie News

News about the series created by Noah Hawley arriving in 2025, after the premiere of “Alien: Romulus”

With the premiere of Alien: Romulusthe new film in the science fiction saga alienscheduled to be released next August 2024, the series began in 1979 by Ridley Scott, and is preparing for another important milestone in its career: The first live-action television series.

It was first announced in 2019 as part of a double announcement that also included the animated series Strange isolationseries alien Its official journey began at the end of 2020, when Disney confirmed that the project was underway Developed by Noah Hawleycreator of the series Fargoas “showrunner” and among whose ranks was Ridley Scott himself as executive producer.

From that moment on, the project, and even the series, progressed little by little alienThere is still no confirmed official name. This will not be a reality until 2025since its production, after being postponed first due to COVID-19 and then due to Hollywood strikes, was unable to resume until this spring.

However, the good news is that we're already starting to learn more concrete details about what Noah Hawley is preparing for the series, starting with the fact that he's found his calling. The perfect setting in the movie franchise.

“Alien: Romulus”: release date, stars, trailer, plot and everything we know about the new film in the sci-fi saga

When will the series be decided? alien?

From the beginning it was announced that plans were for a series It takes place in the near future, earlier than we have seen so far in the saga, and unlike the films, also on planet Earth. It is the first act in the franchise to do so.

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Now the chronology of the new project has begun to be mentioned more specifically: according to the portal Delivery timethe FX Alien series takes place at the end of this century, only a few years before the events recounted Prometheus (2093) and some more 30 years before the sci-fi horror film alien.

Ridley Scott's 1979 film is set in the year 2122, meaning Hawley's series will be set in the early 1970s. 2090much closer to the previous films Prometheus And Alien: Covenant With which he revived the franchise a decade ago. In the franchise's timeline.

In addition, Delivery time It is also stated that the action takes place on Earth and will deal with the rise of the Weyland-Yutani Corporation and the race between companies to create a new android life. According to Hawley, who worked on elements of the series closely with Ridley Scott, the series will ultimately not have significant ties to the prequel and the biological weapons backstory, but will instead be closer to the original films.

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