Alien is coming up on its 40th Anniversary and remains the paradigm against which all horror/sci-fi movies are judged. A testament to its enduring greatness is a modernized trailer released on the official Alien Twitter Account. It’s every bit as stunning today as it was when released back in 1979. Have a look-see and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
— Alien (@AlienAnthology) March 21, 2018
Official Synopsis: In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. An organism from inside an egg leaps out and attaches itself to one of the crew, causing him to fall into a coma.
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Alien is directed by Ridley Scott from a script penned by Dan O’Bannon; the film stars Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, and John Hurt.