“You will see what happens when the inequality we’re struggling with now isn’t resolved. Photo: 20th Century Studios

For folks that spent their 4th of July weekend starting at a swirling vortex of fire in the ocean, Noah Hawley’s Alien TV show is for you. Hawley expects to star shooting in spring 2022. This is the third big ol’ sci-fi franchise to which the Fargo creator has been attached. “The alien stories are always trapped,” Hawley said. Tags: If we as a society can’t figure out how to prop each other up and spread the wealth, then what’s going to happen to us?” he said. Sources

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Can Noah Hawley’s Legion Revolutionize Superhero TV? “There’s that great Sigourney Weaver line to Paul Reiser [in Aliens] where she says, “I don’t know which species is worse. Hawley presented a concept of his show to Vanity Fair, in which the working people of Earth are trapped with xenomorphs and the biggest bads in the Alien series: Weyland-Yutani. “Trapped in a prison, trapped in a space ship.” The heroes of this show, like everyone but Jeff Bezos, will be trapped on planet Earth. In 2017, Hawley was slated to make a Doctor Doom movie, which seems to have been scuppered by the Disney acquisition. At least they don’t fuck each other over for a percentage.”

The series will be focused on Earth and not feature Ellen Ripley. Hawley is also the most recent writer-director attached to the long-gestating Star Trek 4.