Effects Artist Brings Neill Blomkamp's Alien Movie To Life

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What would Neill Blomkamp's much speculated about idea for an Alien movie look like in real life? One clever artist took the director's insane concept designs another step forward bringing Aliens' Corporal Dwayne Hicks back from the dead.

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Hollywood effects artist David Woodruff went the extra mile and recreated the undead Hicks art that Blomkamp revealed last January. Woodruff tracked down the Colonial Marine armor and did this FX test on his father, Tom Woodruff Jr. who also played the Alien in several Alien films. Making this creation even more perfect. Behold.

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And here's another shot of Ripley and Hicks, reunited at last. Seriously why isn't this getting made? Oh right, because Blomkamp has seemingly lost faith in Hollywood. Fair.

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Thanks for the tip, Willie!

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Forget Hicks, bring back Newt! Not into the actual movie because I don't want her suffering again — just a nice throw away line that she's living happily on earth and trauma free, etc. Killing the poor child in Alien 3 was too much...