Casting directors probably have one of the most important jobs in Hollywood. When it comes to getting somebody right for a role, all sorts of things have to be taken into consideration, like if they have the right look, or if they’re a cokehead who might just not turn up on set or whether or not they’re Jennifer Lawrence (so hot right now). Sometimes, casting directors take a chance and get it spot on – Heath Ledger as The Joker, anyone? Other times, they not only get it wrong. They get it really, really, weird.
Sorry Jack Palgen, you’ve got a lot of work to do. Blame Damon Lindelof
Writer from Lost and Star Trek, and J J Abrams’ bitch, drops out of Prometheus sequel
Does the website you’re reading actually exist? OR IS IT ALL CGI?
Beloved director of Top Gun and Man on Fire Tony Scott’s death in August ruled as suicide by L.A. County Coroner
Assassin’s Creed developer Ubisoft manages to get a contract with New Regency for move tie-in
Answers are coming! Then probably more questions! Then a crushing sense of disappointment! Yayyyyy!
Did the Ridleyverse just get a little bigger? And is Ridleyverse now an acceptable term?
If you’re walking into this film expecting Alien: 2012 think again. Prometheus is a grandiose but significantly flawed film; underpinned by a vastly ambitious concept that is, in many ways, its undoing. Featuring a stellar central performance from Michael Fassbender and built upon some stunning, imaginative visuals, Prometheus nonetheless manages to feel bloated, confused and – dare I say it – even a little naff at times. But its unusual, heartfelt approach – there is no doubt that this was a labour of love for Ridley Scott – and attempts at tackling some of the universal questions make it uncommon viewing.
PROMETHEUS PROMETHEUS PROMETHEUS FOREVER ARGHHH. Yeah yeah, sure we all know Scotty too hotty is the man behind the biggest thing to happen to aliens since The Fresh Prince put a suit on, but how much do you really know about him? Did you know he was supposed to design the Daleks? That he got his big break on a Hovis advert? That he directed Blade Runner? OK fine, ignore that last one, but FOR THE REST, we’ve got a CHEAT SHEET!