Director reveals he wanted to kill off Ripley

Ellen Ripley one of the most badass action film characters of all time

With "Alien: Covenant" on the horizon, Ridley Scott is talking about the very first "Alien" film and how he envisioned a very different ending. Fans will answer a series of rapid-fire questions for a chance to win a VIP trip to Ridley Scott's upcoming Imprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and incredible prizes.

The Battle of Britain was the military campaign where the Royal Air Force defended the United Kingdom against Hitler's Nazi air force, the Luftwaffe, from July 10 - October 31, 1940. Fox bought the project as a pitch a year ago, and Scott Free will produce with Safehouse's Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell. The Battle of Britain was a significant clash, as it was the first waged entirely from the air.

Scott returns to the franchise with "Alien: Covenant", which is set to open in theaters May 19.

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Meanwhile, Orton is now writing political thriller "Reason of State", with Scott in charge of Sony's "All The Money In The World" - a drama about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III. It's good that Ridley Scott made a decision to fully embrace the Alien franchise this time around instead of making it a clumsy spin-off like Prometheus.

Matthew Charman, who received a best original screenplay nomination for "Bridge of Spies", is executive producing.

This new poster for Alien: Covenant will definitely leave you thinking of Ripley as it features one of the iconic Xenomorphs taking aim at Katherine Waterston's female lead. Are you on board with a number of Alien films?

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