#alien going very well. Love this project

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We now have a first look at the new Alien movie! 

Director Neill Blomkamp recently revealed concept art for the franchise's fifth film on Instagram, and it's safe to say iconic alien crusaders Ripley and Hicks (reprised by Sigourney Weaver and Michael Biehn) look pretty down on their luck as they face what looks like a soldier with a South Korean flag emblazoned on his armor .

The grim photo doesn't reveal much of the actual film's plot, but Blompkamp has said his sequel will ignore the events of Alien 3 (1992) and Alien: Resurrection (1997), instead picking up from James Cameron's 1986 Aliens.

Sigourney Weaver, Alien

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"I want this film to feel like it is literally the genetic sibling of Aliens," Blomkamp told Sky Movies. "So it's Alien [Ridley Scott's 1979 original], Aliens and then this movie."

Weaver, whose portrayal of Eleanor Ripley earned the 65-year-old actress an Oscar nomination, also offered advice to the director: "I would love to take Ripley out of orbiting around in space and give a proper finish to what was such an excellent story."

Blomkamp shared on the caption that production of the film was "going very well," and that he "[loves] this project."

For more sci-fi news, check out the video below to see the huge shock Star Wars fans got at Comic-Con 2015!

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