Ridley Scott to direct sci fi classic The Forever War


The director of sci fi classics Alien and Blade Runner is all lined up to go back to the genre which made his name. Yep, Ridley Scott is set to direct an adaptation of the 1974 novel, The Forever War written by Joe Haldeman. The story itself reads like sci fi gold dust, focusing on the story of a William Mandella a student who gets enrolled in a UN peace force for gifted individuals, intended to amass against an alien force that is threatening the existence of the human race. With various complex themes both human and technology running through the Forever War, there is definitely enough here to create a deep and probably quite involving movie.

More news as and when it arrives.

Article by - Alan Dalton

Posted on - October 14th, 2008

Source -

Categories: Main Movie News
Share this post

  • Digg
  • NewsVine
  • Furl
  • Technorati
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • LinkedIn
  • Mixx
  • Tumblr


2 Responses to “Ridley Scott to direct sci fi classic The Forever War”

  1. best sci fi novels of all time Says:

    best sci fi novels of all time…

    Most Recent Posts Watching……

  2. myprivateproxy Says:

    Aw, this was a genuinely nice post. In thought I would like to put in writing like this additionally ?§C taking time and actual effort to create a really superior article?- but what can I say?- I procrastinate alot and by no means seem to get something performed.