The W
Views: 103944320
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
25.4.08 1659
The 7 - Random - Aliens vs. Predator FINALLY a go Register and log in to post!
(3380 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (8 total)
Papercuts!
Potato korv
Level: 55

Posts: 629/684
EXP: 1247136
For next: 67062

Since: 3.1.02
From: Springfield, Mo.

Since last post: 4650 days
Last activity: 4560 days
#1 Posted on 16.7.02 1057.15
Reposted on: 16.7.09 1059.01
Daily Variety reports that finally - finally - Aliens Vs. Predator is moving off the drawing board and closer to the screen with the announcement that Paul (Resident Evil) Anderson will direct the film.

The idea for the film pitting the two alien races against one another comes directly from the initial Dark Horse Aliens Vs. Predator comic book miniseries in 1990 (which sprang from a story in Dark Horse Presents #36), written by Randy Stradley, with art by Phil Norwood. The comic series had several sequels, and eventually lead to a best-selling videogame for Fox Interactive.

Overseeing the project will be original Predator producers Joel Silver, Lawrence Gordon, and John Davis as well as David Giler and Walter Hill, who produced all four Alien films.

During a Q&A session at the London premiere of Resident Evil last week, variety reported that Anderson revealed that he was tweaking a script, but otherwise offered few details.

According to Variety, the story line will focus on a group of human scientists on a distant planet who become snacks after they decide to do a little genetic engineering on some alien and predator specimens.

No, I don't care who you think will or should "win."
Promote this thread!
dMp
Banger
Level: 100

Posts: 629/2753
EXP: 10069147
For next: 285285

Since: 4.1.02
From: The Hague, Netherlands (Europe)

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 2 hours
#2 Posted on 16.7.02 1637.00
Reposted on: 16.7.09 1654.10
Errr..I never read those comics though I knew they existed and I know about that part in Predator 2 where there is an ALien skull in the background but there is one thing about your post that I don't get..
WHY does it take human scientists to activate it all, by screwing with specimens..
I mean...can't they just walk in on an undiscovered planet and be mince meat? Does this thing happen in the comix?
I don't wanna come across as saying 'geez they should do it this way' but I always figured that the Aliens-Predators feud predated human involvment..

But anyways..that sounds like a great movie..spiffy effects!
Teppan-Yaki
Pepperoni
Level: 66

Posts: 44/1083
EXP: 2439321
For next: 22543

Since: 28.6.02

Since last post: 1121 days
Last activity: 1092 days
#3 Posted on 17.7.02 0323.47
Reposted on: 17.7.09 0329.06
I was always more impressed with Capcom's iffy-but-workable plot in the arcade for AvP.

Aliens are definitely the better heel in the series. Their shrieks remind me of Steph. ;P
Scott Summets
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 103/1008
EXP: 2190610
For next: 23499

Since: 27.6.02

Since last post: 4090 days
Last activity: 4058 days
#4 Posted on 22.7.02 1610.42
Reposted on: 22.7.09 1611.08
The arcade of AvP was gold. A local arcade used to have that, 6 player X-Men, Spidey vs. Kingpin, Captain American and the Avengers, X-Men (the fighting game), Sf vs X-Men, MK II, Die Hard, KI... etc. etc. I loved those days of FUN arcade games.
Ozzysun
Polska kielbasa
Level: 26

Posts: 21/125
EXP: 97440
For next: 4837

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 3619 days
Last activity: 3501 days
AIM:  
#5 Posted on 23.7.02 2344.59
Reposted on: 23.7.09 2345.20
Actually according to novels written about both, The preds found the aliens on their home worlds..took them..genetically enhanced them..made them Xenophobic to the degree they kill anything not of their species on site.
The preds then bred them..and shipped them off world to later hunt them and train.
A-MOL
Frankfurter
Level: 57

Posts: 101/777
EXP: 1482705
For next: 3232

Since: 26.6.02
From: York, England

Since last post: 4058 days
Last activity: 4000 days
#6 Posted on 24.7.02 0306.33
Reposted on: 24.7.09 0312.12

    Originally posted by Ozzysun
    Actually according to novels written about both, The preds found the aliens on their home worlds..took them..genetically enhanced them..made them Xenophobic to the degree they kill anything not of their species on site.
    The preds then bred them..and shipped them off world to later hunt them and train.



So, is that big skeleton in the chair that they show in Alien a Predator?
Ozzysun
Polska kielbasa
Level: 26

Posts: 22/125
EXP: 97440
For next: 4837

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 3619 days
Last activity: 3501 days
AIM:  
#7 Posted on 24.7.02 0808.51
Reposted on: 24.7.09 0809.18
No, I don't remember what they said that was, but it wasn't a Predator at all.

Anyone else notice how much the Harogen from Star Trek Voyager resemble the Preds?
Zeruel
Thirty Millionth Hit
Moderator
Level: 132

Posts: 646/5248
EXP: 26506729
For next: 625275

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary.

Since last post: 11 hours
Last activity: 10 hours
#8 Posted on 25.7.02 0019.21
Reposted on: 25.7.09 0029.03

    Originally posted by Ozzysun
    No, I don't remember what they said that was, but it wasn't a Predator at all.

    Anyone else notice how much the Harogen from Star Trek Voyager resemble the Preds?



i thought that they were a blantant Predator rip off...
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: A Jack Ryan Novel
Next thread: The Rock + Christopher Walken
Previous thread: Beat The Geeks
(3380 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - Aliens vs. Predator FINALLY a goRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.251 seconds.