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How many Ripley clones are there?


  1. How many Ripley clones are there?
  2. Is Ripley 8 an alien?
  3. What happened Ellen Ripley?
  4. How was Ripley impregnated?
  5. Was Ripley supposed to be a man?
  6. Was Ripley written as a man?
  7. How does the Alien queen get pregnant?
  8. What happened to Ripley's daughter?
  9. Who was originally cast as Ripley Alien?
  10. How was Ripley infected?
  11. Was Ripley originally a man?

How many Ripley clones are there?

Created aboard the USM Auriga, they are horrifically malformed creatures, containing aspects of both Ellen Ripley and the Alien. Seven failed clones were developed before the "success" of the eighth clone, "Ripley 8".

Is Ripley 8 an alien?

Ripley 8 subsequently became involved in the Xenomorph outbreak and infestation aboard the Auriga. While outwardly human, cross-contamination of DNA between Ripley 8 and the Xenomorph inside her endowed Ripley 8 with several Xenomorph attributes, essentially, she was neither human nor alien, but something in between.

What happened Ellen Ripley?

After having killed the Alien by thermal shock, Ripley sacrifices herself by diving into a gigantic furnace just as the alien Queen begins to erupt from her chest. Her plan was to exterminate the final trace of the Aliens and prevent the Weyland-Yutani Corporation from using it as a biological weapon.

How was Ripley impregnated?

Ripley then started to feel sick and had shortness of breath, she thought it was a side effect from abruptly waking from hypersleep. Regardless, she then had Francis Aaron help her run a scan in the EEV and she then discovered she had been impregnated by a facehugger and had a Queen gestating inside her.

Was Ripley supposed to be a man?

Ridley Scott explained how Sigourney Weaver landed her legendary role in 1979's Alien and why he settled of having a female lead for the sci-fi horror. Speaking to The L.A. Times, Scott explained how Ripley was originally written as a man.

Was Ripley written as a man?

Ridley Scott explained how Sigourney Weaver landed her legendary role in 1979's Alien and why he settled of having a female lead for the sci-fi horror. Speaking to The L.A. Times, Scott explained how Ripley was originally written as a man.

How does the Alien queen get pregnant?

The Swiss artist designed the Facehuggers to impregnate both men and women equally by forcing their seed down the throat of its victim and laying an egg in the chest of the unwilling host. The Alien Queen gives birth to a plethora of eggs and the Xenomorph itself has a very phallic-looking head.

What happened to Ripley's daughter?

According to the Aliens novelization, Amanda died of cancer. In James Cameron's initial treatment for Aliens, Amanda (who had not yet been named) is still alive and living on Earth.

Who was originally cast as Ripley Alien?

Sigourney WeaverEllen Ripley / Voiced bySir Ridley Scott stated that in casting the role of Ripley, it ultimately came down to Sigourney Weaver and Meryl Streep. The two actresses had been college mates at Yale. Ultimately, Weaver was offered the job because Streep was mourning the death of her partner John Cazale at the time of casting.

How was Ripley infected?

5:078:23How was Ripley Infected With the Xenomorph Queen Embryo?YouTube

Was Ripley originally a man?

Ripley, the sole survivor of an attack by an alien who infiltrates a space ship, turned out to be one of the most powerful and well-loved female protagonists in science fiction, celebrated by fans as a tough, complex heroine. But she was originally written as a man.



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