When Ridley Scott asks to take another turn at Alien, we should all back away slowly and thank our lucky stars Tarantino didn't get his hands on it first.
There's been talk of bringing back the character of Ripley before, sans alien. But the news from IESB is that this new movie will be an Alien prequel. Fox co-chairman Tom Rothman explained the idea...
There's been some talk. Ridley Scott, Ridley is right now working on Robin Hood, but I think he's toying with the idea and that would be great for us. I mean, it's always been a matter of, really, if you can get the originator to do it that would be the greatest thing, so I've got my fingers crossed, all of them.