Alien Quadrilogy Deets Announced

Fox Home Entertainment has finally unvailed the details for the highly anticipated 9-disc box set of the Alien movies. This collection promises to be the most extensive box set ever released and by looking at the specs I can see why.It will be hitting the street December 2nd. ALIEN

  • The 1979 Theatrical Version & the 2003 Director’s Cut
  • An introduction by Director Ridley Scott, Dan O’Bannon, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt and more
  • Brand new commentary by Ridley Scott and the technical crew
  • Nine brand new documentaries: “Star Beast,” “The Visualists,” “Truckers In Space,” “Fear Of The Unknown,” “The Darkest Reaches,” “The Eight Passenger,” “Future Tense,” “Outward Bound” and “A Nightmare Fulfilled”
  • A Multi-Angle Scene Study on the Chestburster sequence with optional commentary
  • Sigourney Weaver’s original screen test with optional commentary
  • Seven deleted scenes with index
  • The first draft of the screenplay by O’Bannon
  • Ridleygrams – Original thumbnails and sketches
  • Storyboard Archives
  • “Art of Alien” including a cast portrait gallery, production gallery,
    the sets of Alien, H.R. Giger’s Workshop, continuity Polaroid’s and VFX gallery
  • Original theatrical posters and stills from the premiere
  • ALIENS:

  • The original theatrical version – available for the first time ever on DVD & the special edition
  • An introduction by Director James Cameron
  • Brand new commentary by Cameron, Michael Biehn, Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn, Terry Henn, Lance Henriksen, Gale Anne Hurd, Pat McClung, Bill Paxton, Dennis Skotak, Robert Skotak and Stan Winston
  • James Cameron original treatment
  • Nine brand new featurettes: “57 Years Later,” “Building Better Worlds,” “Preparing For Battle,” “This Time It’s War,” “The Risk Always Lives,” “Bug Hunt,” “Beauty And The *censored*,” “Two Orphans” and “Aliens Unleashed”
  • The Art of Aliens including conceptual art portfolio, cast portraits, production gallery, continuity polaroids, Stan Winston’s workshop, VFX gallery and premiere stills
  • Deleted footage marker and deleted scene index
  • Multi-angle videomatics with optional commentary
  • An Easter Egg
  • ALIEN 3:

  • The original theatrical version and a restored pre-release version with more than 30 minutes of never-before-seen footage
  • Brand new commentary by cinematographer Alex Thompson, Editor Terry Rawlings, VFX designers Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr., effects producer Richard Edlund, and actors Paul McGann and Lance Henriksen
  • 11 new featurettes: “Development,” “Tales Of The Wooden Planet,” “Pre-Production III,” “Xeno-Erotic,” “Production: Part One, Part Two, and Part Three,” “Adaptive Organism,” “Optical Fury,” “Music, Editing And Sound” and “Post-Mortem”
  • E.E.V. Bio-Scan – A multi-angle vignette with optional commentary by Gillis
  • The Art of Alien 3 including conceptual art portfolio, production gallery, and visual effects
  • Furnace construction time lapse
  • Storyboard archives
  • ALIEN Resurrection:

  • The original theatrical version and an extended cut with alternate opening and ending sequences
  • An introduction by director Jean Pierre Jeunet
  • Brand new commentary by Jeunet, Herve Schneid, Alec Gillis, Tom Woodruff Jr., Pitof, Sylvain Despretz, Ron Perlman, Dominique Pinon and Leland Orser
  • First draft of the screenplay by Joss Whedon
  • 11 new featurettes: “From The Ashes,” “French Twist,” “Under The Skin,” “Death From Below,” “In The Zone,” “Unnatural Mutation,” “Genetic Mutation,” “Genetic Composition,” “Virtual Alien,” “A Matter Of Scale” and “Critical Junction”
  • Multi-angel rehearsal footage
  • A Mike Carro photo gallery, a conceptual art gallery, VFX gallery, a promotional photo archive and continuity polaroids
  • Storyboard archives
  • An Easter Egg
  • Bonus Disc:

  • A brand new Q&A with Ridley Scott
  • “Experience in Terror” – A promotional featurette from 1979
  • “Alien Evolution” – Channel 4 U.K. exclusive documentary on Alien
  • A complete laser disc archive of Alien and Aliens
  • Original theatrical trailers and TV spots from all four films
  • “Aliens In The Basement” – Inside the Bob Burns ALIEN Collection
  • Dark Horse cover gallery – Anthology of 11 issues of the ALIEN comics
  • DVD-ROM feature – Script to screen comparisons
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