(NEW YORK) — Sigourney Weaver and other actors from Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi thriller Alien have provided their voices and likenesses to the upcoming video game Alien: Isolation, due from SEGA on Oct. 7.
Weaver will reprise her role of butt-kicking alien fighter Ellen Ripley in the game.
The likenesses and voices of Alien co-stars Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto will also be featured. The likeness of Ian Holm will be included to accompany a sound-alike voice.
Alistair Hope, the creative lead on the game, wrote in a post on the SEGA blog, “It was important to us to have the key original cast members reprise their roles in order to perfectly capture the atmosphere of the movie. For some of the original cast, this is their first appearance in an Alien video game. Seeing them reprise those roles after 35 years was an unforgettable experience.”
The cast will be featured in exclusive pre-order bonus missions. Alien: Isolation will be released for all major gaming platforms.
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