Alien 5 was a planned film in the Alien series.


The movie would have taken place about 30 years after Aliens and would have included a acid-scarred Hicks, Ellen Ripley and Newt as a grown woman. [1]


In early 2015, it was confirmed that Neill Blomkamp would direct the fifth Alien film, which would act as a direct sequel to Aliens. Ridley Scot cancelled the film project in May 2017.[2]

Why It Was Cancelled

  1. Alien: Resurrection was a box office disappointment and was panned by critics and audiences.


  • The film was permanently cancelled.
  • In 2017, Fox released Alien Covenant.


  1. Alien vs. Predator Central - The Alternate Fates of Hicks and Newt
  2. Whatculture 18 October 2017 - 14 Announced Movies That Thankfully Got Cancelled
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