Photo: ‘Alien’ miniseries would be in development / Via 20th Century Fox
Although the future of the franchise ‘Alien’ has remained in uncertainty after his last installment in 2017, ‘Alien: Covenant’ from the hand of Ridley scott, rumors of a miniseries started by the showrunner of ‘Fargo’ Y ‘Legion’, Noah hawley.
In 2019 It was first reported that Hawley would have made an attempt to run the franchise of ‘Alien’ to FX to turn it into a miniseries and although no more has been known about the matter, the showrunner has revealed that the talks take place « from time to time. »
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« I have conversations from time to time but I’m not engaged, » he commented. Hawley about the possibility of getting involved in a series of ‘Alien’.
“Alien is about the worst face of humanity… it’s this moment in the second movie when Sigourney he says, ‘I don’t know which species is worse. At least they don’t fuck each other for a percentage. ‘ If you look at the movies of Alien it is normally a story where they are trapped in a ship, a prison, etc. Because the Alien it has a life cycle, where it goes from an egg to a xenomorph and then there is a kind of routine ”, he added. Hawley.
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“I think it would be interesting if we could expand. If they will do something for television, say in 10 hours. Even if you have a lot of action, like two hours, you still have eight hours. So what is the series about? That’s what I’m trying to talk to you about ”.
On the other hand, Ridley scott said last September that he was working on a new movie by ‘Alien’ that would move the franchise from the world and characters explored into ‘Prometheus’ Y ‘Alien: covenant’.