She’s now a much-loved and renowned actress, but when Ridley Scott’s Alien came along back in the late ’70s, Sigourney Weaver was a virtual unknown.

Of course “and the rest is history”, as the popular adage goes.

The Alien people – that’s the people behind the movie Alien, not people from other planets/galaxies/solar systems/whatever, recently interviewed Sigourney about the legacy of that and the following films.

We gather they’re intended to mete it out in bite-sized morsels, and here is the first of them. It discusses what attracted her to the project in the first place:

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