FLASHBACK PHOTO: Sigourney Weaver and Ridley Scott on the set of ‘Alien’

June 25, 2010 | 6:44 p.m.

Sigourney Weaver and Ridley Scott on Alien set

Here’s a rare pair of photos from the set of Alien,” the 1979 deep-space horror classic that changed the look and approach of an entire genre. In the photo above, it’s Sigourney Weaver, the towering actress who came to fame in the film, and director Ridley Scott, who would go on to direct films such as Blade Runner,” Gladiator and Black Hawk Down.” Scott, also shown below, was a guest on the closing night of the recent 2010 Hero Complex Film Festival, and he talked quite a bit about his plan to make an “Alien” prequel (or even two of them) and the breakthrough work by Weaver in the original. 

Ridley Scott on the set of Alien


— Geoff Boucher



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3 Responses to FLASHBACK PHOTO: Sigourney Weaver and Ridley Scott on the set of ‘Alien’

  1. Daniel Smith says:

    I remember when Alien came out. It was a great movie, and I still enjoy watching it every now and then.

  2. Horace Austin says:

    Cool photos, Geoff. Thanks for sharing.

  3. AIDY says:

    This movie to this day is still terrifying and worth watching again and again! They just don't make them like this anymore.

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