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Ridley Scott explains Prometheus and Alien connection
Ridley Scott explains Prometheus and Alien connection

Alien director Ridley Scott has revealed how his latest film Prometheus links in to his classic 1979 Sci-Fi/Horror movie Alien, claiming that, while the two are connected, Prometheus is a brand new movie all to its own. Many people have been calling Prometheus an Alien prequel, and while that is slightly true, Ridley is adamant that Prometheus is a stand-alone movie.

Scott explained, “When the first Alien movie and Blade Runner were made, I thought that in the near future the world will be owned by large companies. This is why we have the Tyrell Corporation in Blade Runner, and Weyland-Yutani in Alien. They sent the Nostromo spaceship.”
 
He added, “The Prometheus is owned by an entrepreneur called Peter Weyland, and is played by Guy Pearce. That’s the connection between the two films, and nothing more. Prometheus is a new film, a new world, and is full of new ideas. And of course new monsters as well.” Guy Pearce also confirmed that he is only in the movie for a matter of minutes. Prometheus is set to be released on June 1 in the UK and June 8 in the US.
January Jones the shark defender
January Jones the shark defender

X-Men: First Class actress, January Jones has hit out at those who are afraid of sharks, claiming that people should be more concerned about the wellbeing of the shark rather than being afraid of them. January pointed out, that many species of shark are harmless and have not interest in hurting humans, so instead of being scared of them, we should instead be scared for them.

Jones explained, “You should be scared for whale sharks. Tens of millions of sharks are caught for their fins every year. Most, like whale sharks, are completely uninterested in us. So it’s silly to be scared of them. We should be scared for them.” January Jones has even gone as far as swimming with the sharks to try and make her point more valid.
 
Some states, such as California and Hawaii have outlawed the sale of shark fins and now it just needs the rest to follow suit. January Jones can currently be seen on the big screen, starring alongside Nicholas Cage, Jennifer Carpenter and Guy Pearce, in the Roger Donaldson movie Seeking Justice, which was released in UK cinemas on November 18.