Sigourney Weaver Open To Fifth ALIEN Film: "There's More Story To Tell"

Though not confirming that an Alien sequel is actually in the works, actress Sigourney Weaver attended a Q&A where she spoke about her character, Ellen Ripley, and returning to the universe.

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By staypuffed - 6/2/2014

 
At the fifth annual Hero Complex Film Festival, Sigourney Weaver spoke about the Alien franchise and her character, Ellen Ripley. After calling her "an existential hero", the actress alluded to the prospect of another Ripley-centric film. "Had we done a fifth one, I don’t doubt that her humanity would have prevailed," she said, adding, "I do feel like there is more story to tell." Of course, this is by no means a confirmation, but she said she doesn't feel Alien 5 could take place on Earth. "I feel it should take place in the far reaches of the universe where no one in their right mind would go. There are very few filmmakers that I can think of that I would want to entrust this to." Weaver admits that she feels "a longing from fans for the story to be finished. I can imagine a situation where we could at least finish telling her story. I think that would be very satisfying, at least to me. So we’ll just have to see what happens." Are you interested in seeing a new sequel, or has the mixed response to Ridley Scott's prequel Prometheus turned you off?
Source: Collider
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KingOnslaught - 6/2/2014, 11:16 PM
Prometheus was such a let down and seeing how much trouble Prometheus 2 has had i would rather they don't.
JoJo1982 - 6/2/2014, 11:27 PM
Yes I would like another Alien movie...
It's funny how u was just thinking about that this past weekend when they was showing Alien 3 and Alien 4 on tv



mgeoff88 - 6/3/2014, 12:10 AM
They shouldn't have killed off Ripley in Alien 3. They also killed off Newt and Hicks, which was really stupid.

After Alien: Resurrection, I've given up on the franchise. At least the first two movies are still great. Sci-fi classics.
Lozzy - 6/3/2014, 12:24 AM
"There's more story to tell"

No there isn't.
WhiteSAMURAI22 - 6/3/2014, 12:29 AM
There's more to the story but not with anything that follows Alien: Ressurection. If only that movie disn't happen and the third one didn't end with her dying. But really, who wants to see another movie with Ripley's stupid clone.
KnobGoblin - 6/3/2014, 12:34 AM
Far as I'm concerned, the ALIEN franchise ended after ALIENS. Ripley, Newt and Hicks are still floating around out there, somewhere.
SuperCat - 6/3/2014, 12:42 AM
I'm a sucker for Alien movies (good or bad). I'd see another if Weaver is cast.
Snotzo - 6/3/2014, 12:49 AM
More to tell, I don't think so. Although I do want learn more about Space Jockeys.
staypuffed - 6/3/2014, 1:00 AM
I found a little more info, added it to the article.
AXE - 6/3/2014, 1:17 AM
yeah sure, "more to tell" all the alien movies covered enough ground so....
AXE - 6/3/2014, 1:19 AM


MrSuperheromoviefan - 6/3/2014, 1:28 AM
Yes, a fifth one would be nice
no more bullshit prequel
QuestiontheAnswer - 6/3/2014, 1:30 AM
You could do a Marvel Cosmic movie. That's alien enough.
Humperdink - 6/3/2014, 1:32 AM
"I do feel like there is more story to tell."

AlphaMasterFlex - 6/3/2014, 2:21 AM
Alien:Resurrection is a guilty pleasure of mine and I'd take it any day of the week over both AVPs, Prometheus, and Alien 3. I love the alien and predator movies have my entire life and I would he down for another really badass alien movie.
SuperCat - 6/3/2014, 3:20 AM
grif - 6/3/2014, 4:48 AM
possibly the longest development hell ever.
Facade - 6/3/2014, 4:49 AM
Ripley was great for Alien and Aliens but it got really dumb and unnecessary after that. All the AVP movies sucked. Prometheus was decent enough for a sequel. I enjoyed it despite its failings. A whole hell of a lot more than anything after Aliens.
ndwwrestler2 - 6/3/2014, 5:35 AM
I really liked Alien, Loved Aliens, and thought Alien 3 was okay.

So I'm open to a fourth Alien movie, depending on who's writing and directing.
MightyZeus - 6/3/2014, 5:37 AM
I'd be interested in another Alien film depending on the director, cast and screen writers. There could be more stories to tell but we'll have to wait and see.

I'm still eagerly awaiting for Prometheus 2.
SpiderFraud - 6/3/2014, 5:39 AM
Please...no...please.
MrNiklander - 6/3/2014, 6:06 AM
More to tell!?Ah [frick] off Ressurection left nothing to tell
Dmon - 6/3/2014, 6:17 AM
I don't care what anyone says Prometheus was awesome and a beautiful film.
BoomTubeB - 6/3/2014, 6:20 AM
she is the queen of all women ass kickers in films! she paved the way!
Desrow - 6/3/2014, 6:51 AM
WTF Alien should end with that underrated masterpiece called Alien 3 (Assembly Cut), but instead this geniuses let Whedon write Alien Resurrection.
Nomis - 6/3/2014, 7:25 AM
After Aliens, they should have the next movie that an Alien come to earth and start killing at the "company" Ripley worked for and terraform that planet they had landed on.

I thought with the last shot in Aliens being a close up of Newt, she had somehow got impregnated and would be the vessel for an Alien for the next movie.
OpticBlastWins - 6/3/2014, 7:29 AM
ill never tire of these movies. Alien 5, Prometheus 2, Predators 2. Cant go wrong with a little sci fi horror
0megaDaGod - 6/3/2014, 8:16 AM
Have Joss Whedon write it

Trolololol
cipher - 6/3/2014, 8:22 AM
I actually liked Alien 3 (The Assembly Cut). I dunno, I mean, I know that's not exactly the most popular opinion.. and I totally get why someone wouldn't like it, but, ah.. I just think it's pretty good in it's own way.
cipher - 6/3/2014, 8:23 AM
Plus, I thought the score was great:





cipher - 6/3/2014, 8:25 AM
I want a pet xenomorph. I'll sic the drool-y f*cker on my neighbour's dog.
Bomki - 6/3/2014, 8:54 AM
I Saw Sigourney's pic and thought: What if they rebooted Alien with Summer Glau as Ripley? Or maybe Or a filmów up with her as Ripley's daughter? They look so alike... Am I the only one who sees the resemblance?
SimyJo - 6/3/2014, 10:27 AM
@mgeoff88

"They shouldn't have killed off Ripley in Alien 3."


Technically they did. It was a clone in the crappy 4th movie. And then they (by Weaver's own opinion) "fouled the nest" by mixing them up with the Predator IP and down to Earth in the even shittier 'Requiem'.
alamborn19 - 6/3/2014, 12:29 PM
i met her shes really tall and like kind of country cowgirl laid back
case - 6/5/2014, 4:05 AM
[frick] me why didn't this article go crazy. Awesome find staypuffed!!

And damn straight ere's more story to tell - in every and any direction. Alien: Resurrection [frick]ing rocked, as did Alien3, top notch additions and not the embarrassments people like to claim they are.

Anything with AVP in the title shield be burnt on sight though.
case - 6/5/2014, 4:06 AM
Sounds like she has a good grip on what it needs too. Not just a stupid Marine follow up or something...

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