Sigourney Weaver Up for More Alien Movies!

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Sigourney Weaver clearly relishes the fact that her Ellen Ripley character from the Alien movies is one of the most awesome 13 Kick-Ass Female Movie Characters. So much so, that during a gathering celebrating the Alien movies this weekend at the Hero Complex film festival, she let it be known that she would not be opposed to returning to the role once again.

Alien Sigourney Weaver

"There's more story to tell. I feel there’s a longing in certain groups of fans when I meet them for the story to be finished because we really left it up in the air and I feel a bit badly about that because I was part of that decision making process,” Weaver said of how the story left off in Alien: Resurrection.

“I didn’t want to make four and five in a bundle. I think it’s hard to make these films all in a big lump. You need time to sort of let things resonate so I can imagine a situation where we could at least finish telling her story."

There is no reason that she couldn’t return to the role, of course after she wraps up her part in those Avatar sequels. “I feel it should take place in the far reaches of the universe where no one in their right mind would go," Weaver admitted.

But, who would she want to be at the helm?

Weaver reported that there are "very few filmmakers that I can think of that I would want to entrust this to. I certainly know young filmmakers who are interested in doing it. I haven't done anything about it, but it could happen, and I think that would be very satisfying, at least to me."

And to us as well!

Until then, we always have those riveting Alien quotes from the original that get us every time we watch Alien online

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Alien Quotes

Dallas: Something has attached itself to him. We have to get him to the infirmary right away.
Ripley: What kind of thing? I need a clear definition.
Dallas: An organism. Open the hatch.
Ripley: Wait a minute. If we let it in, the ship could be infected. You know the quarantine procedure. Twenty-four hours for decontamination.
Dallas: He could die in twenty-four hours. Open the hatch.
Ripley: Listen to me, if we break quarantine, we could all die.
Lambert: Look, could you open the god-damned hatch? We have to get him inside.
Ripley: No. I can't do that and if you were in my position, you'd do the same.
Dallas: Ripley, this is an order. Open that hatch right now, do you hear me?
Ripley: Yes.
Dallas: Ripley. This is an order. Do you hear me?
Ripley: Yes. I read you. The answer is negative.

Dallas: I haven't seen anything like that except, uh, molecular acid.
Brett: It must be using it for blood.
Parker: It's got a wonderful defense mechanism. You don't dare kill it.