“That’s how Michael Fassbender describes what it feels like to walk onto the set of Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus, which is currently three weeks into shooting.
“I like the fight at the end very much… The Alien Queen is very complicated, like the way I would have done. I like how she moves, and the scenes with Ripley are very good.”
HR Giger, Sci-Fi Invasion! 1998.
Very gracious of him, given that he was not invited to participate in the film
Sigourney Weaver, Empire Magazine, 2009, on Ripley’s character backstory for Alien
via Strange Shapes
“This stunt alone, crawling out of the wall space aboard the Narcissus, took many hours and takes to shoot, ripped several suits, and exhausted Bolaji Badejo: ‘I remember I had to repeat that action for about fifteen takes. Finally, I said, “No more!” There was a lot of smoke, it was hard to breathe, and it was terribly hot.’ Due to the rigidity of the suit, many other athletic scenes were scrapped.”
both are aliens; both are predators. WHICH IS WHICH?!
True. It should be “Xenomorph vs Yautja”
Ripley: You know, Burke, I don’t know which species is worse. You don’t see them f•cking each other over for a g•ddamn percentage.
Giger states that the creature “is biomechanical to the extent that he has physically grown into or out of his seat - he’s integrated totally into the function he performs.”
But it should not open by killing off the surviving characters from Predators.
- Veronica Cartwright on H.R. Giger’s set designs for Alien