Ridley Scott has said that he is “done” with “xenomorphs”, the slimy, acid-haemorrhaging monstrosities from the Alien movies, prompting speculation that the hideous creatures will not be back in his forthcoming sequel to 2012’s Prometheus.

Prometheus was billed as a film “featuring the DNA” of Scott’s earlier film Alien, the 1979 slasher-in-space that first introduced the xenomorphs. It featured what many took to be a biological predecessor of xenomorphs, christened the “deacon” by Scott, which was also revealed to have human DNA. However, the veteran film-maker indicated that full xenomorphs, which were originally based on designs by the Swiss surrealist artist HR Giger, were unlikely to return in future instalments.

“The beast is done. Cooked,” said Scott, speaking to Yahoo movies. “I got lucky meeting Giger all those years ago. It’s very hard to repeat that. I just happen to be the one who forced it through because [the studio] said it’s obscene. They didn’t want to do it and I said, ‘I want to do it, it’s fantastic.’

“But after four [Alien films], I think it wears out a little bit. There’s only so much snarling you can do. I think you’ve got to come back with something more interesting. And I think we’ve found the next step. I thought the Engineers were quite a good start.”

Scott said viewers could expect to see Prometheus 2 follow Noomi Rapace’s Elisabeth Shaw and Michael Fassbender’s decapitated android David in their mission to find the Engineers’ home world and find out why the human-like creatures want to destroy mankind. “[We’ll] find out how he gets his head back on,” he joked, adding that several drafts of the screenplay had been written.

Scott, who is currently promoting his forthcoming biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, also confirmed that he had met with Harrison Ford to discuss plans for a long-mooted sequel to 1982’s Blade Runner – though he noted that the actor is currently busy with Star Wars: Episode VII.

“It’s on the charts,” said Scott. “I can’t say when that would be yet, because of his thing with Star Wars. It’s a sequel – it’s what happens next. It’s quite surprisingly clever.”

Sagitta Constellation in Hongbin's puzzle teaser

As you see in the puzzle teaser,

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there are 4 white puzzle pieces that stand out because they don’t seem to fit in the puzzle. If you connect these pieces,

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you get this. These lines may not seem like anything, but this is actually a constellation. Here is what the Sagitta constellation looks like:

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Sagitta is Latin for “arrow,” and the story goes back to a Greek mythology.

"In ancient Greece, Sagitta was regarded as the weapon that Hercules used to kill the eagle (Aquila) of Jove that perpetually gnawed Prometheus’ liver."

The story goes, Prometheus tricked Zeus with an offering that was merely bones wrapped in fat, allowing the humans to keep the meat for themselves. Zeus, angered, hid fire in retribution which Prometheus then stole back to restore to humanity. As a punishment, Prometheus was chained to a rock on a mountain, and an eagle (symbol of Zeus) picked at his liver. However, at dark, Prometheus’ liver would be restored due to his immortality. Thus, Prometheus suffered the same painful act by the eagle every day. Prometheus was only saved years later when Hercules shot the eagle with an arrow, which by legend is said to have ascended into the sky to become a constellation.

Now, I was reading about Prometheus on Wikipedia, and something caught my eye: “Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus.” This is Mary Shelley’s popular novel about a man who creates a being through science. This brings us back to our possible concept ideas of cyborg/bionic man. Perhaps VIXX are created by the hands of some person but as time passes gains their own identity, their sense of self, and tries to be free (“Let me free” from the motion teaser) but struggles and suffers in the process like Prometheus. They are eventually freed by their love, or a savior who represents Hercules as relates to the Greek mythology.

Credit goes to SHUFLYLEO from VIXX fan cafe. I tried filling in some parts myself by reading on some of these topics.

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