Saturday, 17 November 2012

The Eighth Passenger

The design of the adult Alien, from initial descriptions, designs, and props.

The original terror. Written by Dan O’Bannon after his space comedy, Dark Star, with further revisions and drafts by producers Walter Hill and David Giler. Designed by artists Ron Cobb, Chris Foss, and HR Giger, with some minimal artistic input from the famous Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud. Directed by The Duellistshelmer, Ridley Scott. Alien received a mixed critical reception upon its 1979 release but was lauded by fans. The critics quickly followed. It remains a rarely matched watermark in science-fiction and horror history
Read full article on Strange Shapes

No comments:

Post a Comment