Lindelof To Re-Write “Alien” Prequel

“Lost” co-producer Damon Lindelof is set to perform rewriting work on the “Alien” prequel for 20th Century Fox says Deadline.

Lindelof met with director Ridley Scott about the rewrite job on Jon Spaihts’s script and the meeting led to a take that could become its ow free-standing science fiction film. A decision will be made when Lindelof turns in the script.

Scott Free is producing. Lindeloff is currently writing the “Star Trek” sequel with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, the trio also penned next Summer’s “Cowboys and Aliens” which is currently shooting.