The Original “Alien” Design (That Was Changed at the Last Minute)
“What was the beast going to be?”
Ridley Scotts Alien is one of the most terrifying science fiction films ever made, and it’s arguable that a huge part of what makes the film so scary, is the design of the xenomorph. Designed by Swiss painter H.R. Giger, the creature is now an iconic part of pop culture and still holds up against other iconic aline designs from other films. Youtube channel Alien Theory look at how the design of the creature changed relatively close to start of filming, and why this happened. The Original “Alien” Design (That Was Changed at the Last Minute) – Explained.
H.R. Giger brought the incredible and iconic design for Alien’s monster, but earlier versions stemming from his Necronome IV art could have led to a slightly different design for the final film.