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Ridley Scott: aliens are out there and one day they’ll come for us

Alien creator Ridley Scott has said that he is convinced that there are extra-terrestrials out there – and one day they will come for us.

The veteran director said he believed in higher beings as he prepared to release the sixth episode of the sci-fi horror series, Alien: Covenant, next month.

“I believe in superior beings. I think it is certainly likely. An expert I was talking to at Nasa said to me, ‘Have you ever looked in the sky at night? You mean to tell me we are it?’ That’s ridiculous.”

“The experts have now put a number on it having assessed what is out there. They say that there are between 100 and 200 entities that could be having a similar evolution to us right now.

“So when you see a big thing in the sky, run for it,” he joked.

“Because they are a lot smarter than we are, and if you are stupid enough to challenge them you will be taken out in three seconds.”

Alien: Covenant the second of the prequel films, is set in 2104 on board a spaceship carrying 2,000 cryogenically frozen colonists to a distant planet when they chance upon an uncharted paradise.

But their voyage soon turns into a gory nightmare that makes Alien’s original “chestbuster” scene seem tame in comparison.

The “neomorph” aliens in the new film are based on the goblin shark “which has a jaw which hinges in two ways. It’s scary, hideous beyond belief actually,” Scott said.

The 79-year-old British-born director – who was also the brains behind Blade Runner – said he never tired of scaring people out of their skins.

“When I did the first Alien I had to get a sense of responsibility because the reaction to the kitchen (“chestbuser”) scene with John Hurt was beyond anything I expected – and it was not good,” he said.

“But the film was very successful because people are perverse.”

He said he could not believe the terror he had created when he went to see people watching the film. “Everybody was half underneath the seat watching by the time you get to the kitchen scene. There was a woman underneath the seat with her husband holding her. I said this is not healthy.”

“Nothing scares me. I have a 9mm (pistol),” he said.

“If there is a problem I tend to close down into calm. When you walk in in the morning on a film and 600 people turn and all look at you, that is scary,” he said.

Scott, who was knighted in 2003, is about to make a film about the Battle of Britain during the second world war, when the Royal Air Force fought off the German Luftwaffe.

 

Source www.theguardian.com

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  1. If there is a violent species of e.ts i think they will intervene if we humans ahniliate earth.imean..we are doing it slowly.killing her slowly.the earth recoups but we wont be on it

  2. ALEINS aren’t the threat bro if they were we would be dead by now they have bases on the moon and different ALEINS work together there just waiting for us to stop being children and get along with each other which means we stop wars forever and start to worry about stuff that matters like the environment and diseases and make a better future for are children’s and shit

  3. Yes will come from space on a white horse who has an oxygen mask and his tail must be a propulsion sistem. Wtf you smoked man. What you reading you misunderstood, dont take it literaly when is fiction or things about you dont know nothing… Jesus man…

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