Carey Mulligan and Noomi Rapace Up For Lead In ‘Alien’ Prequel

Friday, October 8 by

We’ve got word that Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel may end up being downright adorable. Early reports that Gemma Arterton would star in the film were shot down, leaving the role wide open for the right starlet. According to Deadline, the director and studio have been meeting with actresses, including Carey Mulligan, and Noomi Rapace.

Rapace is said to have a made "a strong impression." There wasn’t any mention of how Mulligan’s meeting went, but our inside sources confirmed that Ridley "really liked that little boy."

 

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