June 14, 2024 4:13 pm

Original Alien 3 Director Explains His Version Would've Been Much Better
Original Alien 3 Director Explains His Version Would've Been Much Better

Original Alien 3 Director Explains His Version Would’ve Been Much Better

Alien 3 is often considered to be the worst film of the Alien franchise, and also director David Fincher’s weakest work (it almost made him quit Hollywood). On Rotten Tomatoes, it has both the lowest critics score and audience score of any film in the main franchise, including the divisive latter entries, Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. It was very dark (literally, in the photographic sense), lacked the action of the other films, and had twists on the mythology and narrative choices that most people disliked, though some have come around over the years to appreciate Alien 3. It was almost a completely different film, however, when filmmaker Renny Harlin was attached to it.

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​Alien 3 failed, but its original director had a very different idea which would’ve taken the franchise in a unique direction. Read More