There's a movie prequel to the Alien franchise ahead of us! Director Ridley Scott, who directed the first Alien movie, is working on a story of the origins of Alien. The story would actually be split into two movies. Director Ridley Scott revealed his plan a few months ago:
And he recently confirmed the premise to The Independent:
From what I heard the Alien prequels will be shot in 3D.
Things are currently moving forward with the upcoming Alien prequels: Ridley Scott has been meeting with Actress Gemma Arterton for a starring role.
More information about the Alien prequel movies soon!