2 Alien prequels April 26, 2010 Scott reveals but one but TWO Alien prequels! Ridley Scott has revealed there is not one, but two Alien prequels in the works. Speaking during a press conference for the upcoming Robin Hood picture, Scott told reporters: Yup. “It’ll be two; prequel one and two, then Alien 1. Asked if he’ll be filming them back to back, his response was, “At the moment I’m just trying to get the first one out.” The screenplay for the first prequel is into its fourth draft, and release is planned for late 2011 or 2012.