Ridley Scott…only on Machinima! The longtime director of such sci-fi greats as Alien and Blade Runner will now set his sights on smaller fare with a series of web shorts. Scott, his commercials production company RSA and Machinima will team up to produce 12 short sci-fi films with the possibility of developing features from them. While Scott, now 75, is revisiting new visions of his earliest feature successes, he’ll stay out of the director’s chair for these shorts, sticking to executive producer status only.
Yes, this is slightly old news now, but it’s still worth spreading. Machinima has put out some great stuff lately (anyone who hasn’t seen Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn needs to take a time out and go watch it now even if you’re not a fan of Halo itself) and Ridley Scott is, well, he’s Ridley Scott. Not only that but he’s got some pretty high calibre directorial talent working with him at RSA.
So basically, I can’t wait to see what they come up with!