ALIEN Sambut Ulangtahun ke-40 dengan Pelancaran Enam Filem Pendek Eksklusif!

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Sementara prospek francais filem Alien di layar pawagam masih lagi belum jelas, 2019 menandakan sambutan ulangtahun ke-40 untuk cereka fiksyen sains klasik rekaan Ridley Scott itu.

Demi meraikannya, 20th Century Fox bakal melancarka enam filem pendek eksklusif Alien hasil karya pengarah filem generasi baharu!

Menurut kata jurucakap rasmi yang menjayakan projek ini:

“.. it’s a reflective of a mission to bring creative opportunities to the next generation of talent. A chance to make their mark on an iconic franchise and extend the Alien narrative.” 

Berikut adalah sinopsis ringkas untuk enam projek filem pendek tersebut yang disediakan dan dikongsikan bersama oleh 20th Century Fox:

Alien: Alone — Hope, an abandoned crew member aboard the derelict chemical hauler Otranto, has spent a year trying to keep her ship and herself alive as both slowly fall apart. After discovering hidden cargo, she risks it all to power up the broken ship in search of human life. Written and directed by Noah Miller.

Alien: Containment — Four survivors find themselves stranded aboard a small escape pod in deep space. Trying to piece together the details around the outbreak that led to their ship’s destruction, they find themselves unsure to trust whether or not one of them might be infected.  Written and directed by Chris Reading.

Alien: Harvest — The surviving crew of a damaged deep-space harvester have minutes to reach the emergency evacuation shuttle. A motion sensor is their only navigation tool leading them to safety while a creature in the shadows terrorizes the crew. However, the greatest threat might have been hiding in plain sight all along.  Directed by Benjamin Howdeshell.

Alien: Night Shift — When a missing space trucker is discovered hungover and disoriented, his co-worker suggests a nightcap as a remedy. Near closing time, they are reluctantly allowed inside the colony supply depot where the trucker’s condition worsens, leaving a young supply worker alone to take matters into her own hands.  Written and directed by Aidan Breznick.

Alien: Ore — As a hard-working miner of a planet mining colony, Lorraine longs to make a better life for her daughter and grandchildren. When her shift uncovers the death of a fellow miner under mysterious circumstances, Lorraine is forced to choose between escape or defying management orders and facing her fears to fight for the safety of her family.  Written and directed by the Spear Sisters.

Alien: Specimen — It’s the night shift in a colony greenhouse, and Julie, a botanist, does her best to contain suspicious soil samples that have triggered her sensitive lab dog. Despite her best efforts the lab unexpectedly goes into full shutdown and she is trapped inside. Little does she know, an Alien specimen has escaped the mysterious cargo, and a game of cat and mouse ensues as the creature searches for a host.  Written and directed by Kelsey Taylor.

 

#TERKINI | Filem Srikandi X-MEN, Siri TV ALIEN, Saluran Strim APPLE! (15/2/19)

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Dalam satu wawancara bersama media baru-baru ini, penerbit veteran X-Men Lauren Shuler Donner mendedahkan bahawa Fox sebelum ini terlebih dahulu berpeluang untuk menjadi perintis genere baharu filem-filem superhero dan komik sepertimana Wonder Woman (2017) dan Black Panther (2018) dengan filem yang dianggotai anggota wanita X-Men sebenuhnya!

Dalam kenyataan tersebut, beliau mendedahkan:

I frankly wanted to see an X-Women movieI didn’t get it through. But I think that would be cool. I think — not to have no guys in it, you have to have guys in it — but to make instead of Charles and Magneto at the helm it’ll be whomever. Kitty Pryde and Illyana Rasputin. Something like that.

Kebetulan juga, sebuah drama bersiri tentang sekumpulan superhero Marvel telah dibatalkan oleh ABC tetapi ia adalah besar kemungkinan disebabkan oleh pelancaran saluran strim Disney+ yang memaksa semua harta intelek Marvel ke sana.

 

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Rentetan sumber laporan mengenai siri televisyen Alien yang sedang dalam fasa pembangunan kala ini, kami telah berjaya mendapat susulan maklumat berkaitannya.

Nampaknya bukan hanya kita akan mendapat satu tetapi dua siri dua projek televisyen berdasarkan filem asal karya pengarah terkenal Ridley Scott itu!

Ia akan diterbitkan oleh beliau sendiri menerusi saluran strim Hulu yang ternyata sukses dengan siri Castle Rock gabungan dua minda dan mahakarya J.J. Abrams/Stephen King pada tahun lalu. Ridley Scott kini sedang sibuk menyiapkan siri televisyen fiksyen sains sulungnya berjudul Raised by Wolves untuk saluran TNT.

 

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Selepas khabar angin yang menyatakan Apple bakal membeli Netflix tidak menjadi kenyataan, nampaknya gergasi teknokrat multinasional itu mahu dan semakin serius dalam saingan kandungan strim atas talian.

Berdasarkan sumber rasmi, perkhidmatan strim digital atas talian milik mereka sendiri bakal didedahkan menerusi satu gala gilang-gemilang pada 25 Mac bulan hadapan!

Ia akan dihadiri ramai barisan bintang ternama dan nama-nama besar industri hiburan seperti Jennifer Aniston, J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Garner, Reese Witherspoon dan ramai lagi. Dengan ramalan penggunaan format yang sama sepertimana Netflix dan Amazon termasuk kandungan eksklusif sendiri, ini jelas merupakan satu langkah strategik oleh Apple selepas urusniaga dan keuntungan jualan iPhone sejak kebelakangan ini yang tidak menentu.