Originally Posted by samwiseb
It's starting to sound like maybe this movie shouldn't have been an A L I E N prequel/spin-off/tie-in/whatever at all. As if Scott directing sci-fi again wasn't already enough of a selling point (although on the other hand, maybe it wasn't).
I could swing about on that yeah. I think it could be argued they could have done that, but I think commercially they didn't want to lose the association.