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Louis C.K. Wants to Die Horribly in Neill Blomkamp's 'Alien' Movie

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February 19, 2015
Source: The Tonight Show

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Just last night we got official word from Neill Blomkamp along with confirmation from 20th Century Fox that the District 9 and Chappie director would be at the helm of a new film set in the Alien universe. The news came after the filmmaker posted some concept art he created for the project, followed by an interview where he said the odds were good that he would end up doing the film, despite his own hesitation. And while we don't know if Sigourney Weaver will officially be part of it (she was included in the concept art), since she also stars in Chappie, she's been talking with Blomkamp about it and even inspired the role. Well, Jimmy Fallon asked about it last night, and it sounds like she'll be involved. But that's not all. Read on!

Here's the interview from "The Tonight Show" and the Alien chatter starts around the 1:10 mark:

That's right, Sigourney Weaver just happened to mention the development of this project to comedian and actor Louis C.K. (which is also a good indicator that it's something she's probably going to be part of), and all he wants is to have a part in the movie where he dies horribly. It wouldn't be out of the ordinary to have someone like Louis C.K. in the film, especially since another fellow comedian, Paul Reiser, had a pivotal role in Aliens back in 1986. Thankfully, Weaver told him that his request could probably be arranged. So maybe we'll see Louis C.K. killed by a xenomorph in Blomkamp's new Alien movie. Cool?

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments

1

Blomkamp, weaver, CK? where do I sign?

Jon Odishaw on Feb 19, 2015

2

Ok now this might be the most exciting news I have heard this year.

Brian Sleider on Feb 19, 2015

3

Is this set after Aliens? Only the concept art showed Michael Biehn as well. If so I'm in.

Steven on Feb 19, 2015

4

Haha!! I'm afraid Louie would break the 4th wall just by being there....that's too bad because I could see him as a futuristic trooper getting torn to bits....

TheOct8pus on Feb 19, 2015

5

You might be right, but then again, Louie did a convincing average cop in Parks&Rec.

Terry Craig on Feb 19, 2015

6

Yes.

Xerxexx on Feb 19, 2015

7

Modeling a career path after Bill Paxton eh? Fun fact - only actor to be off'd by the terminator, predator, and a xenomorph!

avconsumer2 on Feb 19, 2015

8

Lance Henriksen

Richie G on Feb 19, 2015

9

Holy crap. I stand corrected. Kudos & I bow to your knowledge and add to my own!

avconsumer2 on Feb 19, 2015

10

take my money!!!

Joker's hideout on Feb 19, 2015

11

I'm pretty bummed that it's ignoring Alien 3 and 4, but I really hope it's good. I have no opinion on this guy being some extra or something.

OfficialJab on Feb 19, 2015

12

Alien 3 and 4 suck dude. lol

ragethorn on Feb 20, 2015

13

Ok

OfficialJab on Feb 20, 2015

14

We need to hear more about the concept of the movie because I for one am very confused

Richie G on Feb 19, 2015

15

Oh no, nothing against Louis really but I'd really rather no comedians in this new installment. Was really hoping they'd maintain the dead serious vibe of the first film.

cuckoozey on Feb 19, 2015

16

He's got a forehead ripe for Alien spring loaded teeth.

toast on Feb 19, 2015

17

The new John Hurt? Probably!

DAVIDPD on Feb 20, 2015

18

This would be great. I totally want to see Louis CK get facehugged.

«Chicken Thief» on Feb 20, 2015

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