The South African filmmaker has offered an update about his plans for further blockbusters, but said that Ridley Scott's franchise is a no go.
Described as a greatest hits version that is inspired by previous James Cameron and Ridley Scott's installments, the franchise has learned lessons of 2012.
At the tender age of 67, director Ridley Scott has opened up the possibility of the franchise following in the footsteps of Disney and Star Wars.
Ridley Scott revealed a dark and gruesome end to the franchise star in the original title, an ending that the studio rejected out of hand.
The veteran director spilled the beans on his next installment in the franchise, but the order in which it follows Alien: Covenant may confuse you.
Age is no barrier for a filmmaker that has returned with new energy and vigor to see his beloved science fiction franchise become the blockbuster it was intended to be.
The upcoming Ridley Scott blockbuster has brought aboard the charismatic 38-year old for the science-fiction thriller as the whole crew pose for a photo on set.
As the hotly anticipated Alien: Covenant hits cinemas in May, the famous filmmaker has gone on the offensive to slam the franchise he took part in.
While the prequel arm of the franchise is having no issue at all producing the goods, the follow up to the 1997 installment is stuck in neutral and could be scrapped.
The Ridley Scott blockbuster has been accelerated by 20th Century Fox as fans of the franchise won't have to wait until August next year.