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Looking for Short, Quality Sci-Fi Content? Oats Studios and Dust Are Here to Provide

Yesterday, an exciting sci-fi vehicle starring Sigourney Weaver and directed by District 9's Neill Blomkamp dropped. Only, it wasn't in theaters.

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Sigourney Weaver Says Her Villainous Role in The Defenders Is “A Really Nice Woman”

... But she was probably just kidding.

Sci-fi stalwart Sigourney Weaver has revealed some more details about the villain she'll be playing on Netflix's The Defenders: "the four heroes come up against this really nice woman, who I'm playing."

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Sci-Fi Cinema Queen Sigourney Weaver Has Been Tapped to Play the Villain in Netflix’s The Defenders

Last night, Marvel's head of TV Jeph Loeb made an announcement that made every sci-fi fan lift their voice and cheer: Sigourney Weaver has signed on to play a role in Netflix's The Defenders. Specifically, she'll be the villain.

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Celebrate Alien Day With Some Alien 5 Newt Concept Art and Tons of Sweet Xenomorph Swag

And Carolyn's chest burst three sizes that day.

Today is the galaxy's inaugural Alien Day, and sure, I guess I could be cynical about that—it is just using nostalgia to get us invested in a 24-hour advertisement for Alien: Covenant, right?—but I'm excited.

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Alien 5‘s Still Coming Whether You Like It or Not, Plans to Bring Back Newt and Hicks

Michael Biehn (who you may know better as Cpl. Hicks) chatted about how Alien 5 is still happening despite Ridley Scott's commitment to Alien: Covenant.

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A Brief History of The Queen of Sci-Fi Cinema, Sigourney Weaver

The news of Sigourney Weaver's upcoming appearance in Ghostbusters inspired us to reflect back on her impressive roles in sci-fi cinema, which eventually earned her "The Queen of Sci-Fi" as a nickname.

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Paul Feig Heads Off Leaks by Announcing Sigourney Weaver Is in Ghostbusters!

THERE IS NO REBOOT. ONLY ZUUL.

Paul, when someone asks if you want to have Sigourney Weaver in your movie, you say YES.

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Sigourney Weaver Talks Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie, Big Changes for Ripley

It ain't easy being a space queen.

While at London Film and Comic-Con on Monday, Sigourney Weaver shared some belated thoughts on Alien vs Predator, as well as hints about what fans can expect from Neill Blomkamp's upcoming Alien movie.

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Rejoice, Hicksters! Michael Biehn Says He’s In for Alien 5

Plus Sigourney Weaver being a goddess, as per ushe.

Blomkamp might not be "undoing" Alien 3 or Alien: Resurrection, but all signs do point to him bringing back at least one character from their untimely demise.

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Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Be Direct Sequel to Aliens, Sigourney Weaver Would ‘Love’ to Star

Now we're cooking with an incinerator unit.

In a video interview published by Sky Movies last night, Sigourney Weaver and Chappie's Neill Blomkamp discussed that recently confirmed Alien movie the director will be making with Fox.

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Breaking: Neill Blomkamp Announces Alien “Officially My Next Film” [Updated]

FOR SERIOUS?!

You better not be playing with our hearts, dude! After releasing some seriously impressive concept art earlier this year, Chappie director Neill Blomkamp just announced on Twitter and Instagram that his next film will officially be an addition to the Alien franchise. If this is true, we will be beyond pumped.

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Ming Doyle, Erica Henderson and Other Comics Artists Give Us the Genderblended DC Movie Universe We Always Wanted

*make grabby hands*

It began simply, when Ming Doyle posted this fabulous depiction of Sigourney Weaver as Bruce Wayne. But if you're going to give Tumblr an art prompt (draw DC comics characters as played by famous movie stars of a different gender), you better be prepared to give it a glass of milk to go with it. I mean... for the art explosion that happens next.

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That Neill Blomkamp Alien Movie With Sigourney Weaver Might Be Closer to Reality Than You Think

Outstanding. Now all we need is a deck of cards.

Remember when District 9 director Neill Blomkamp revealed he'd been working on concepts for a continuation of the Alien franchise? Well he's talking about it again and with some degree of seriousness.

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Things We Saw Today: Vintage Sigourney Weaver Testing Her Alien Flamethrower

Come on, cat. Let's f*** shit up.

LIFE GOALS.

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Ripley & Her Xenomorph Space Suit Feature in Neill Blomkamp’s Drool-Worthy Alien Concept Art

I'll take ten.

Was District 9 and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp working on an Alien movie? Some new concept art reveals he just might have been. Now whether or not he was getting paid for it is another story...

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The Mary Sue’s Best Moments in Female Fandom in 2014!

'Nuff said.

Bad moments are sometimes the most important for us to write about here at The Mary Sue, but that doesn't mean everything is doom and gloom! We're all passionate geeks, and that means, above all else, loving things so much that we might actually explode. Take a look back at some of the things we loved this year that were the best candidates for untimely death by spontaneous fan-bustion.

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Poster Posse Celebrates Ripley & Alien‘s 35th Anniversary With Beautiful Prints

In space, no one can hear you gasp in delight.

Okay, that's great, but my own cat's presents weren't always totally dead, if you know what I mean. These posters, though, they're totally awesome.

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Ridley Scott Blames Lack of Diversity in Exodus on Needing Money

Women are too hard to animate, brown people are too expensive to make films about.

There are polite and considerate ways to say that in the face of a modern age of Biblical scholarship and historical study, the pressures of a racist Hollywood system forced you to cast only white people in the lead roles of a movie about a known era of Middle Eastern history. This is not one of them.

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The Ghostbusters Reunion Photoshoot Makes For Bittersweet Bustin’ Memories

Entertainment Weekly got the band back together.

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Sigourney Weaver on the Legacy of Ellen Ripley, Women in Games, and Her Return in Alien: Isolation

Be my mom. Please. (Sorry, mom.)

A magical thing happened a few months ago. I spoke with Sigourney Weaver on the phone. I'm not fully recovered. Find out what the actress, soon to be heard reprising her Ellen Ripley role in the video game Alien: Isolation, had to say about women in film, women in games, her sci-fi legacy, and Ripley's daughter.

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