Ridley Scott and Sigourney Weaver Give Plenty of Praise ‘Alien’ High School Play That Went Viral

/Film | 3/28/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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Last weekend, a high school stage production of Alien went viral when images and video of the impressive play by a New Jersey drama club hit the web. The hype was enough to gain the attention of the official Alien Anthology account from 20th Century Fox (which may be in the hands of a Disney employee now), but now the students will be riding a whole new wave of pride thanks to some praise from Alien director Ridley Scott and the film’s star Sigourney Weaver.

First up, Ridley Scott wrote a letter to the North Bergen High School students who put on the play. He wrote (via Deadline):

Hat - Creativity - Imagination - Determination - Show

“My hat comes off to all of you for your creativity, imagination, and determination to produce such an ambitious show.

Limitations often produce the best results because imagination and determination can surpass any shortfalls and determine the way forward – ALWAYS.

Self-sufficiency - Country - Population - New - World

“Self-sufficiency is what this country was largely based upon with its immigrant population coming in to a New World and working TOGETHER.

This is maybe the biggest lesson for ALL OF YOU, and your future plans — stay with this determination, and...
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