Alien (‘79) or Aliens (‘86)?! Dan O’Bannon was homeless, sleeping on a couch and eating hot dogs when he wrote Alien. James Cameron was an Alien fanboy with only a couple of bad B-movie to his credit when he wrote Aliens. Come listen to how Ridley Scott got the job to direct the first and then wasn’t asked back to direct the second. Plus, stories behind the casting and the actors of these two amazing movies on Part 1 of our "Alien" vs. "Aliens" podcast.
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