Artificial Intelligence will be at the heart of the new Alien series

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Noah Hawley reveals the theme of his adaptation: “It’s finally a classic science fiction question: does humanity deserve to survive?”

A little Terminator side in the franchise Alien ? The series of Noah hawley is revealed more and more and in a recent interview with Esquire, the screenwriter says more about the story he is currently writing:

“It’s going well! It’s going slowly, unfortunately, given the scale of the project. I’ve made reinvention a certain personal endeavor.” the creator of the series has fun Fargo. “Alien is a compelling story because it’s not just a monster movie; it is about how we are trapped between the primordial past and the artificial intelligence of our future, where the two [essayent] to kill us. It takes place on the Earth of the future. Right now I’m describing it as Edison vs. Westinghouse vs. Tesla. Someone is going to monopolize the electricity. We just don’t know who … “

Alien: Noah Hawley’s series will respect the world of films, says producer

Hawley’s series will be the very first story ofAlien set on Earth and, judging by his comments, will explore the more specific aspects of the franchise. The director talks about the inclusion of Weyland-Yutani, the company that can be found in almost every movie:

“In the movies we have this Weyland-Yutani Corporation, which is clearly also developing artificial intelligence. But what if there are other companies trying to look at immortality in a different way? , with cyborg enhancements or transhuman uploads? Which of these technologies will win? It’s ultimately a classic sci-fi question: does humanity deserve to survive? As Sigourney Weaver put it in the second film: ‘I don’t know which species is the worst! At least they don’t betray each other for a percentage!’ Even though the show is 60% horror and action, there’s still 40% where we have to ask what we’re talking about in subtext … Thematically, it’s got to be interesting. is a pleasure to play with the iconography of this world! “

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