FX has now announced their new Alien series. The announcement came today from FX chief John Landgraf.
The series is from “Fargo” and “Legion’s” Noah Hawley who will write and executive produce the show under his 26 Keys banner.
But wait, that’s not all, Ridley Scott, who directed both Alien and Alien: Covenant” is in advanced talks to executive produce as well, Variety reports.
The new series will mark a first in the franchise being set in the not so distant future on Earth. The series will blend the “timeless horror of the first Alien with the non-stop action of the second.”
FX is moving quickly to bring audiences the first television series based on one of the greatest science-fiction horror classics ever made: Alien.” Landgraf added, “It’s going to be a scary thrill ride that will blow people back in their seats.”
We’ll keep you posted.