The two characters are face-to-face with a (what we’re assuming to be) a Yutani security / military officer.

As Biehn teased earlier this year, maybe Hicks and Ripley “will eventually get to second base in this one…” This new piece raises so many questions. “Blomkamp accompanied this photo with a simple message, stating, “…#alien going very well.

Concept art of Ripley inside a sleak “space jockey” helmet and a screaming alien queen he posted in January went viral – and all the Internet attention piqued the interest of 20th Century Fox, the studio that holds the rights to the franchise.

That’s right, friends, it’s your first (sort of) look at Sigourney Weaver reprising her iconic role as Ripley.

Ridley Scott, director of 1979’s Alien as well as 2012’s pseudo-prequel Prometheus, will serve as a producer on the now untitled Neill Blomkamp Alien Sequel, which has a tentative 2017 release slot.

Alien and Prometheus director Ridley Scott will government produce.

We don’t know much about the project just yet, although Blomkamp has previously said the film will serve as a more direct sequel to Alien and Aliens, essentially bypassing Alien 3 and Resurrection.