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Damon Lindelof Won't Be Writing The 'Prometheus' Sequel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 20, 2012 9:39 AM
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Christmas is coming early for some geeks. The always polarizing Damon Lindelof has been the object of much of the criticism regarding the myriad problems with Ridley Scott's "Prometheus." The writer, for better or worse, took the original draft by Jon Spaihts and made significant changes, and was the one who largely convinced Scott that the film shouldn't be a direct prequel to "Alien" but...something else. The screenwriter has become a soft target for those knocking the movie, but you won't have him to kick the next time around.

Jon Spaihts Confirms His Leaked ‘Prometheus’ Script, Titled ‘Alien: Engineers’ Is Legit; 6 Things That Changed In The Original Script

  • By Edward Davis
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  • November 12, 2012 4:00 PM
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There are two types of “Prometheus” fans: those who are huge fans of the “Alien” franchise and thus have poured over every ounce of the amazing bounty of extras in the “Prometheus” Blu-Ray, and those who are more casual, who want to know a bit more, are perhaps a bit puzzled and intrigued by the Damon Lindelof-penned, Ridley Scott-directed sorta-prequel to the 1979 film. We’ll assume you’re in the latter camp.

Watch: See How Iceland Was Transformed Into Planet LV-223 In Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 18, 2012 11:17 AM
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"Prometheus" is now on home video, and the conversation continues as fans debate what it's all about, whether or not the not-quite-prequel worked, and even if it ties into the "Blade Runner" universe. But no matter where most folks stand on the movie, it can be agreed that, visually, the film is a wonder. Shot digitally and presented in 3D, it's one of the few films this year that was actually immersive in the format (at least in this writer's opinion), with some special effects that were truly impressive at times. But when it came to the exteriors, Ridley Scott and co. had some help.
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Ridley Scott Talks 'Prometheus' & 'Blade Runner' Sequels; Reminds Audiences He Doesn't Understand Power Of Mystery

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 12, 2012 12:38 PM
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Ridley Scott is frustrating more than a few times over. The filmmaker, while well-respected and considered one of the greatest living directors in some corners of the world, he arguably has an impressive but uneven career (see our retrospective for that argument), and only a few unimpeachable touchstones to his name. "Alien" and "Blade Runner" are obviously two of them and having already fumbled pretty hard with his not-a-prequel "Alien" prequel "Prometheus," Scott is attempting to pull off a sequel to "Blade Runner."

Screenwriter Jon Spaihts Reveals Early Drafts Of 'Prometheus' Had Facehuggers

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 8, 2012 1:03 PM
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With "Prometheus" hitting home video this week, the discussion continues to revolve around just what it was supposed to be. A prequel to "Alien"? A prequel to the "Prometheus" sequel? Some kind of tie-in to the eventual "Blade Runner" follow up? Well, let the conversation continue as original screenwriter Jon Spaihts reveals that his initial script tied more directly to the franchise starting movie. And moreover, they were the centerpiece of two key sequences.

Does 'Prometheus' Tie Into 'Blade Runner' Now Too?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 6, 2012 2:08 PM
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Is Ridley Scott becoming the new George Lucas in tearing down his legacy? No matter what you thought about "Prometheus" it has become clear that the movie isn't exactly a prequel to "Alien" so much as a prequel to the eventual sequel that will be the prequel to "Alien." Or something. But has Ridley Scott now decided to drag "Blade Runner" into his world building?

Watch: Ridley Scott Explains How 'The Social Network' Helped Him Decide To Shoot 'Prometheus' On RED

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 28, 2012 12:18 PM
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With the artwork and extras finally locked down for the upcoming Blu-Ray release of "Prometheus," one little tidbit of info you likely won't find on the upcoming release is an explanation on why Ridley Scott chose to shoot on RED.

Artwork & Extras Confirmed For North American Blu-ray Release Of 'Prometheus,' Will Come In 2 Different Editions

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 28, 2012 10:57 AM
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Whether you loved the film, hated it or found yourself somewhere in the middle, there's no doubt that people are still talking about Ridley Scott's return to sci-fi with "Prometheus." And even months before the home video release, fans were digging for info on what deleted scenes would be included, and over the past few weeks, deleted scenes, viral clips and concept work have all found their way online. Well, 20th Century Fox has finally unveiled the final artwork and details for the North American Blu-ray release -- or rather, releases -- for the film.

Watch: 2 Deleted Scenes From 'Prometheus,' Plus Listen To Unreleased Track From The Score

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • September 18, 2012 9:18 AM
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Since its premiere earlier this summer, Ridley Scott’s polarizing “Prometheus” has provided the sort of much-needed discussion that is sorely missed during the blockbuster season, and despite a lot of the vitriol launched against the film, its impending home video release is garnering a lot of excitement. Much of that excitement is due to Scott’s precedence of providing a different experience on home video than the theatrical versions (see: the Director’s Cut of “Kingdom Of Heaven”). Although there won’t be a director’s cut of “Prometheus,” the Blu-ray release will feature some deleted and extended scenes, two of which you can see one below.
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Just When You Thought It Was Over… Mysterious New 'Prometheus' Clip Emerges, Along With New Images

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 7, 2012 12:25 PM
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Whether you hated or loved it, you've got to agree that Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," at the very least, gave us all something to talk about for a really, really long time. And just when you thought the discussion was over, here comes a new clip ahead of the movie's home-video release in early October. The exclusive clip from Hey U Guys features Captain Janek (Idris Elba) getting prepared for his voyage aboard Prometheus. It is, like all things "Prometheus"-related, terribly mysterious.

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