R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
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Some of the scenes were filmed in Sydney, Australia, at Fox Studios. Ridley Scott gave Michael Fassbender time off between takes, in order for him to attend the X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) premiere, held in the same area.
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The "gestation period" for the Xenomorphs changes from character to character. It takes anywhere from roughly 1 hour with the first "chest burster" to appear to mere minutes for subsequent others to gestate. There seems to be no "standard" length of time before they appear.
Additionally, this contradicts all of the other films in the Alien franchise which this films "precedes" because it takes as long as a calendar day for Kane's alien implant to gestate.
David explained to Capt. Oram he bred them into hybrids, thus making them grow at different, and faster, rates.
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