Alien is coming to Earth, by way of FX Networks.
FX Networks chief John Landgraf announced on Thursday during the Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day 2020 presentation that the cabler’s production house “is moving quickly to bring audiences the first television series based on one of the greatest science-fiction/horror classics ever made — Alien.”
Noah Hawley (Fargo, Legion) is set to executive-produce the series, working with Sir Ridley Scott (who famously helmed the seminal Alien films and recently helped bring the hard sci-fi series Raised to Wolves to life on HBO Max).
Update: Whether Aliens ends up airing on FX or streaming on FX on Hulu will be decided at the time it merits a series order, TVLine has confirmed.
Landgraf offered no plot details, but said the Alien series will be “set not too far into our future,” and would be “the first Alien story to be set on Earth.”