June 24, 2016  

'Lost' Creator Damon Lindelof Could Be Writing 'Alien' Prequel

July 29, 2010 (8:47 am) GMT
However, there is an idea that his script could be used for the Ridley Scott's film or become a free-standing science fiction film.

Having done with sci-fi series "", Damon Lindelof is said stepping in another project about extra terrestrial thing. The filmmaker reportedly has been writing a script for Ridley Scott's "Alien" which will serve as a prequel to the 1979 film.

Deadline Hollywood which first breaks the news reports that Lindelof has had meeting with Scott and the studio to talk about the rewrite job. The discussions then lead to an idea that his script could either be used for "Alien" or become a free-standing science fiction film. It will be decided later when Lindelof turns in the script.

Upcoming "Alien" will not tell the story of how the extra-terrestrial creatures found their way to LV-426 but rather it reportedly will focus on the human. Ridley Scott is on board to direct it in addition to serving as producer alongside his brother Tony Scott. No release date has been set for the sci-fi movie.

Damon Lindelof is currently writing for untitled Star Trek sequel with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. He will also produce this "" sequel with J.J. Abrams. The 37-year-old filmmaker additionally has teamed up with Kurtzman and Oci to provide the screenplay for 's "".

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Nicolas Cage and Alice Kim Separate After 11 Years of Marriage
  2. Two More Actors Join 'Spider-Man: Homecoming', New Set Photos Are Released
  3. 'Mr. Robot' Season 2 Gets Additional Episodes and an Aftershow
  4. Jamie Foxx Spotted Holding Hands With Mystery Woman. Cheating on Katie Holmes?
  5. Fifth Harmony Ladies Strip Down to Skimpy Bikinis in 'All in My Head' Video Ft. Fetty Wap
  6. 'Step Up' Series Coming to YouTube With Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Attached
  7. Harry Styles Signs Solo Deal With Columbia Records. Time to Say Goodbye to 1D?
  8. 'Big Brother 18': And the First Evicted Houseguest Is...