Ridley Scott Confirms New Alien Talks, Says the Series Needs to Evolve to Have a Future

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Disney recently hinted that the company was looking into expanding the Alien franchise, after acquiring 20th Century Fox and all of its major properties. In a new interview, Alien director Ridley Scott has confirmed talks are underway but says the only way to keep the spaceship afloat is to evolve the franchise.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/ridley-scott-confirms-new-alien-talks-says-the-series-1835005420

Sigourney Weaver Gives a Rave Review to the High School Alien Play in a Behind the Scenes Video

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In space, no one can hear you scream. But in a high school auditorium? That’s a whole different story. Alien Anthology has released a new behind the scenes look at that high school play about Alien, whose encore performance got a surprise visit from Alien series star Sigourney Weaver. And yeah, she thinks the whole…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/sigourney-weaver-gives-a-rave-review-to-the-high-school-1834670284

Adam Savage Teaches You How to Set a Deadline (By Way of Alien) in This Excerpt From His New Book

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Adam Savage is known to most people from Discovery Channel’s popular series MythBusters, but if you’re a sci-fi fan, you’ve no doubt taken notice of his extracurricular activities as well—many of which are inspired by Savage’s fascination with iconic props from some of his favorite movies. Now he’s got a new book that…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/adam-savage-teaches-you-how-to-set-a-deadline-by-way-o-1834417582

Daddy Kratos Gets a Card Game, Mensa Reveals This Year’s Winners, and More Tabletop Gaming News

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Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the latest in tabletop and board gaming news—focusing on everything that’s happening in science fiction and fantasy gaming. Right now, we’ve got a cool announcement involving an Alien roleplaying game, some more tabletop adaptations from video games, and a…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/daddy-kratos-gets-a-card-game-mensa-reveals-this-years-1834219983

Alien Is Getting a Tabletop Roleplaying Game

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At the gaming table, no one can hear you scream. io9 can exclusively reveal that Tales From the Loop creator Free League Publishing has teamed up with 20th Century Fox to create an original tabletop roleplaying game series set in the world of Alien. And it’s coming out this year.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/alien-is-getting-a-tabletop-roleplaying-game-1834309513