Director Fede Alvarez has wanted to join the commemoration of “Alien Day” that fans of the saga celebrate on April 26 with a photograph that shows us that production of the new film of the franchise has already begun. The Uruguayan filmmaker has already offered us titles such as Do not breathe and sequel, also the remake of Infernal possession of 2013 and Millennium: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
with the title of Aliens: Romulusthe main cast will be made up of new faces such as Cailee Spaeny (of Pacific Rim: Uprising, Bad Times at the Royale, Blumhouse. young and witches or the series Mare of Easttown and devs), in addition to Isabela Merced, David Jonsson, Archie Renaux, Spike Fearn and Aileen Wuand the script has been co-written by Álvarez himself along with Rodo Sayaguesthe screenwriter precisely from Do not breathewhile Ridley Scott will only serve as executive producer.
Filming will take place, at least for the most part, in Budapest. and would have a budget of about 75 million dollars. Without further details about the plot or the possible release date, or if it will be in theaters or directly on the Disney+ platform (under the “Star” brand), just like predator: the preyor about the argument, the only thing that has transpired is that the intention of its creators want to offer something “unique and original”.
Regarding the image of the production, the director He has spread it through social networks.
Happy #AlienDay everybody! pic.twitter.com/vWyWtThUfj
— Fede Alvarez (@fedalvar) April 26, 2023
AND, Why is Alien Day celebrated on April 26? Although Ridley Scott’s original film premiered on May 25, 1979 in the United States, since 2016, which is when Fox studios established the event, this date is used for a play on words related to the planetoid Acheron, and initially known as LV-426 (the key numbering used for “Alien Day”). An inhospitable place, apparently lifeless, marking the starting point of the horrifying odyssey that Lieutenant Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and the rest of the crew of the Nostromo ship would experience, which would give rise to the entire famous saga.
In addition to this new installment, FX is also developing for Disney’s Hulu platform a series supervised by noah hawleyshowrunner of the acclaimed series Fargo.
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