How to Make a Cohesive (and Compelling) Alien Cinematic Universe

It's official. Fox is making a new Alien movie in addition to a new Prometheus and a new Predator. You know what that means: the best-known sci-fi horror setting is back in business. » 3/02/15 11:37pm 3/02/15 11:37pm

Will Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Pratt Star in Scifi Drama Passengers?

Is Jennifer Lawrence going to space? Is Chris Pratt going ... back to space? A new report has the duo in talks to head up the cast of Passengers, with Imitation Game director Morton Tyldum at the helm. » 2/08/15 3:15pm 2/08/15 3:15pm

Ridley Scott Says There'll Be A New Type Of Alien In Prometheus 2

While Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender's severed head journey through the cosmos, Sir Ridley Scott is hard at work at chronicling their adventures in his script for Prometheus 2. And now he's dropped a fascinating bombshell about the movie: It's going to have a new type of alien we've never seen before. » 11/20/14 8:40am 11/20/14 8:40am

6 Types Of Movies We Never Want To See Again

Lately, every movie seems to be a sequel or reboot — but it doesn't stop there. Because the movie industry is increasingly dependent on creating franchises, we're seeing some bastardized forms, that are just designed to keep franchises alive. Here are six newfangled types of movies that we're already tired of. » 10/20/14 10:00am 10/20/14 10:00am

Ridley Scott Says Prometheus 2 Is Xenomorph-Free

When Noomi Rapace and the severed head of Michael Fassbeder resume their interstellar adventures in Prometheus 2, they can take comfort in the fact that they won't be bothered by any more xenomorphs. Ridley Scott says the sequel to his 2012 quasi-prequel to Alien will be completely devoid of Aliens. Yay? » 9/24/14 3:40pm 9/24/14 3:40pm

Is There Any Plausible Reason Why Aliens Would Evolve To Look Like Us?

In science fiction movies and TV shows, intelligent aliens are usually the same basic shape as humans: two arms, two legs and a head. But why would creatures that evolved on a completely different planet look so similar to us? We asked some experts, and they told us the most likely explanations for humanoid aliens. » 9/23/14 12:49pm 9/23/14 12:49pm

Meet The Star Of The Prometheus Sequel Comic

Dark Horse's massive relaunch of the Alien/Predator/Alien Vs. Predator/Prometheus comic universe begins next month, and here's a trailer for the latter, revealing the "Ripley" of the series and a massive amount of beautiful art from cover artist David Palumbo and interior art by Juan Ferreyra. » 8/18/14 6:27am 8/18/14 6:27am

10 Huge Tentpole Movies That Should Have Been Low-Budget Gonzo Films

It's the middle of summer movie season. These days, that means tons of movies, designed to bring in the broadest audience to justify their $100 million-plus budget. And sometimes, you can tell these films, deep down, want to be "B" movies. Here are 10 huge-budget movies that would have been more fun with less money. » 7/09/14 11:30am 7/09/14 11:30am

Michael Fassbender Confirms Prometheus 2 Is A Go

Ridley Scott confirmed months ago that the script to Prometheus 2 was in the bag. Filming is slated to begin this fall, with a projected release date of March 2016. Now, in unsurprising but auspicious news, Michael Fassbender has confirmed he's "doing a sequel," presumable reprising his role as David (Davids?). » 5/11/14 10:33am 5/11/14 10:33am

Discover How The Prometheus Saga Continues In This Free Comic Preview

The first issue of Dark Horse's Prometheus #1 comic isn't due until September 10th of this year, but you can get an exclusive sneak preview right here! It seems a group has sent to LV- 223 to investigate what happened to the crew of the Prometheus, but it's staffed by a much, much smarter group of scientists. » 3/28/14 12:00pm 3/28/14 12:00pm

Prometheus 2 Could Feature A Lot More Michael Fassbender. A Lot.

Interest? Restored. Apparently, the Untitled Ridley Scott Project coming out in March 2016, which everybody has been wondering about, really is Prometheus 2, or whatever it'll end up being called. And it'll have the most Michael Fassbender of any movie, ever. » 3/24/14 3:40pm 3/24/14 3:40pm

Prometheus 2 is (probably) arriving on March 4th, 2016. At the moment, it's slotted for "an unnamed Ridley Scott project," but since Scott recently confirmed the Prometheus 2 script is finished, it's a likely guess. Are you ready for the continuing adventures of Space Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender's severed head? » 3/24/14 7:01am 3/24/14 7:01am

Supercut of 1001 movies to see before you die will kill your entire day

This might be the most elaborate movie supercut in the history of the internet. It's 10 minutes of pure concentrated movie magic. Watch now. » 2/28/14 11:17am 2/28/14 11:17am

​12 Aliens Who Came to Earth to Save Humanity

What with wars, destroying the environment, and general imbecility, humanity is constantly getting itself into trouble. More than a few kindly aliens have come to Earth trying to help us change our ways, and for the most part, we've tried to kill them. Here are a dozen aliens that, directly or indirectly, tried to… » 2/24/14 10:07am 2/24/14 10:07am

The Astoundingly Brilliant Doctor Who Art of Matthew Savage

Matthew Savage has become one of the most sought-after concept artists in movies, working on X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, The Dark Knight and Prometheus. But before all that, Savage helped to reinvent the look of Doctor Who for the 21st century. Check out some of his amazing Doctor Who artworks! » 2/11/14 1:08pm 2/11/14 1:08pm

The Coolest Helmets, Hats and Headpieces in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Science fiction and fantasy is full of amazing pieces of headgear. From space helmets to wizard hats, there are countless examples of cool things to wear on your head. Here are 40 of the most awesome, iconic, and fun examples of hats and helmets from science fiction and fantasy. » 2/11/14 11:10am 2/11/14 11:10am

​10 Bafflingly Incompetent Evil Corporations

It's hard to be a mega-company and not be evil. There's just something about setting up a huge conglomerate of global reach that somehow makes a CEO want to develop viruses and weapons and evil robots, I guess. But just because a corporation is evil doesn't mean that's it's good at being evil — here are 10 companies… » 1/27/14 10:15am 1/27/14 10:15am

Cover Reveal: The dark splendor of the new Alien universe comics

Excited for Dark Horse's relaunch of their Alien, Predator and Alien Vs. Predator comics? What about the debut of Prometheus, and the universe all four titles will share? We're thrilled to bring you this first, exclusive look at the jaw-dropping covers for all four first issues. Plus, we talked to Dark Horse… » 1/13/14 1:08pm 1/13/14 1:08pm

The Most Ridiculous Mystical Pregnancies in Fiction

The magic pregnancy is a staple science fiction and fantasy fiction. Whether it's the impending birth of a savior, the coming of some form of Antichrist, or some kind of experiment, speculative fiction has been the home of a lot of ridiculous stories of pregnancy and birth. Here are the most absurd ones. » 10/13/13 10:00am 10/13/13 10:00am

How the new Alien, Predator and Prometheus comics will share a universe

Dark Horse is remaking the universe. Aliens, Predators, and Engineers will come together in 2014 when the Aliens, Predators, and Alien Vs. Predator comics get completely rebooted, along with the first Prometheus comic series, and joined together in a single continuity next year. We spoke with all four writers — Chris… » 10/10/13 12:00pm 10/10/13 12:00pm