Why wait until Ridley Scott plans to dive back into the Alien franchise after Alien: Covenant in 2017? A new digital series is coming soon – very soon – and will take viewers into the world of video game Alien: Isolation from 2014.
The new series, which will debut on IGN Feb. 28, will present the cut scenes of the game as "a new animation experience to add extra layers to the story of Ellen Ripley's daughter." ". To do this, Fox is partnering with Reverse Engineering Studios and DVgroup to develop new scenes that, when combined with new first-person film footage and existing cinematic scenes, will create a complete storyline. .
The Isolation game takes place between the original Alien movie and Aliens, her sequel to 1986. Amanda Ripley – Ellen's daughter Sigourney Weaver – looks for a trace of her mother's whereabouts on a space station and face-to-face encounter the same kind of extraterrestrial creature that strikes the rest of the franchise.
Here is a description of the series: "Fifteen years have elapsed since the cargo freighter Nostromo disappeared, and for fifteen years Amanda Ripley has traveled the known universe to look for information about her mother, Ellen Ripley, the Nostromo Warrant Officer. Weyland-Yutani Corporation representatives tell Amanda that the Nostromo flight recorder was eventually found and brought to the Sevastopol space station, Amanda joins her expedition to a remote station, but she gets to the space station. The inhabitants of Sevastopol have been terrorized, hunted and threatened with annihilation, and now she and a band of unprepared – and perhaps unreliable – survivors will face the same evil species that have changed the fate of her family. mother forever.
The Alien: Isolation digital series features seven episodes, all of which will be released at 9:00 am Pacific Time on February 28th.