Newswire: Sigourney Weaver also thought Alien Vs. Predator was depressing

The following article contains plot details from Alien 3, a film from 1992 that you probably should have seen by now.

Echoing the sentiment of many fans of the Alien franchise, Sigourney Weaver said at the London Film and Comic-Con that the Alien Vs. Predator spinoff film “really depressed” her. When asked by a fan if it was her idea to kill off Ripley at the end of Alien 3, Weaver replied, “Well, yes, because I heard that Fox was gonna do Alien Vs. Predator.” She added, “As [Aliens director] Jim Cameron said, I think publicly, ‘Why would you want to do that? It’s like Alien meets The Wolfman.’”

Weaver also said that Ridley Scott, director of the first Alien film, was considering making the third movie until he found out that Fox was also planning to make Alien Vs. Predator. Eventually, David Fincher signed on to direct Alien …

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