Musings of a Blerd: April 26th is Alien Day

Facebooktwitterredditmail
Yesterday, Twentieth Century Fox proclaimed that April 26 will be known as Alien Day.  In a similar notion to last year’s Back to the Future Day, Alien Day will celebrate the science fiction horror franchise, Alien that started with the first film by Ridly Scott that was released in 1979. The date 4/26 is a nod to the exmoon LV-426 where the xenomorphs were first discovered by Ripley and her crew mates.

ellen-ripley-758x1024
To celebrate, Fox has lots of products that will be released commemorating the glorious day. One such product is the release of a limited edition replica of AliensReebok Stompers. The shoes were worn by Ripley and the Android Bishop (Sigourney Weaver and Lance Henrikson) in the films, and will be available starting April 26th at Reebok.com and select Reebok stores around the globe.
alien
Another product that will be released is an original drama from Audible.com titled Alien: Out of the Shadows.  Written by Tim Lebbon and Dirk Maggs, the  story takes place between Alien and Aliens, and stars Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Laurel Lefkow, Andrea Deck, and Mac McDonald. You can read the synopsis below:

As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then, on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell – and trimonite, the hardest material known to man.

When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there was more than trimonite deep in the caverns. There was evil, hibernating and waiting for suitable prey. Hoop and his associates uncover a nest of Xenomorphs, and hell takes on a new meaning. Quickly they discover that their only hope lies with the unlikeliest of saviors….

Ellen Ripley, the last human survivor of the salvage ship Nostromo.

If you want to sample a bit of the story, head over to TheMarySue.com to hear an exclusive clip.

There will be more products and events for Alien Day so head over to ComingSoon.net to learn more.


Avatar ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
A 90s awkward nerdy black girl living in a dystopian world who writes about music, poetry, comics, anime, TV, movies, writing, fashion, food, love, life, & wherever my imagination takes me. Read her words on here, her personal blog, and at Uncanny Pop.

Tags: , , , , , ,

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Comment

 

— required *

— required *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Pop Culture Cosmos #256- EA Returns To Dead Space, The Best Of Comic-Con@Home, and We Go Trailer Hunting Again!
Posted July 26th, 2021 -
A lot on the pop culture plate for Josh and Gerald this week as the controversy hits the video game industry with the California vs Activision-Blizzard and the allegations of sexual harassment. And with ...
One Shot Review On 2021 Film Black Widow (A Marvel Fan Podcast) LoS385
Posted July 25th, 2021 -
The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Lauren, Agent Michelle, and Producer of the show Director SP discuss the 2021 Marvel Studios film Black Widow and the weekly Marvel News. The Team debriefs you on National ...
Spider-Man Mysterio’s Menace with Aaron Weiss (Weisscast)
Posted July 24th, 2021 -
It all comes back to Spider-Man doesn’t it? There’s a good reason for that, he is one of Marvel’s premier characters for a reason. We’re just going to have a Spider-Man game for every console aren’t ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #384 – Gonna Get New Stream/Steam Decks
Posted July 24th, 2021 -
This week’s news points include a new Stream Deck announcement and a Steam Deck announcement, Windows 365 being announced, Lockheed Martin’s Orion first flight, Honda being open to EV partnerships, ...
ATGN 453 – The New Switch is a Vita
Posted July 24th, 2021 -
The boys are back to talk geek.  Bachan shares the sad news of Richard Donner’s passing and shares some memories of his films to kick things off.  Next Chris talks about the OLED Switch and Willie ...
PCC Multiverse #234- Ted Lasso Returns To The Pitch, Comic-Con Comes Home, and Is Hitting The Theaters Making Us Old?
Posted July 23rd, 2021 -
This week has Gerald Glassford and Marcus De La Garza talking about Ted Lasso Season 2 and its new place as the cornerstone of Apple TV +. Netflix is back again in the spotlight as He-Man Revelations debuts ...
Gallifrey Public Radio: Classic Rewatch: Earthshock
Posted July 22nd, 2021 -
We spelunk caverns and then explore the corridors of a 26th century freighter in this 1982 nail-biter that sees the return of a certain silver menace. The post Classic Rewatch: Earthshock first appeared ...
Lauren And Black Widow Are BACK!
Posted July 20th, 2021 -
All episodes are available at https://TheNeuroNerds.com.  Follow @TheNeuroNerds on Twitter/Instagram and Like us at Facebook.com/TheNeuroNerds. Summary: Black Widow is back and so is our co-host Lauren! ...
Gallifrey Public Radio: Torchwood Rewatch: Children of Earth, Day Three
Posted July 19th, 2021 -
We reach the midpoint of the “CoE” miniseries season where all the pieces are now arranged properly on the board, and the game turns wickedly dark on a dime. The post Torchwood Rewatch: Children ...
Pop Culture Cosmos #255- Space Jam With The Slam Dunk on Black Widow, Was Loki’s Ending Good For The MCU, and Will The Steam Deck Be A True Option For Gamers?
Posted July 19th, 2021 -
Josh and Gerald are back along with Noah Ian Fein from HunnicWeen as they review Space Jam: A New Legacy (SPOILERS) and how it beat Black Widow this weekend at the box office while also looking at why ...
Loki S01E06 “For All Time. Always.” Review (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS384
Posted July 18th, 2021 -
The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Michelle and Producer of the show Director SP discuss the Disney+ Loki season one finale episode “For All Time. Always.” The Team debriefs you on National Gummi Worm ...
Endless Moons Pt 2 with Tommy Jauregui
Posted July 17th, 2021 -
The best thing about supporting a cool story on Kickstarter is getting to go along for the ride over the course of the story’s lifetime. And that’s what we’re doing here in the first time we’re ...