[EXCLUSIVE] Creatives: J W Rinzler, Author of The Making of Alien – Yutani Podcast


Join Studio Yutani in our interview with acclaimed author J.W. Rinzler, known well for his many Making Of books exploring all facets of behind-the-scenes material for Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and more. In celebration of Alien’s 40th Anniversary, he authored a book called The Making of Alien, releasing in July of 2019.


In 1979 a movie legend was born, as Twentieth Century-Fox and director Ridley Scott unleashed Alien – and gave audiences around the world the scare of their lives.
To celebrate the movie’s fortieth anniversary, author J.W. Rinzler (The Making of Star Wars) tells the whole fascinating story of how Alien evolved from a simple idea in the mind of writer Dan O’Bannon into one of the most memorable sci-fi horror thrillers of all time.
With brand new interviews with Ridley Scott and other key members of the original production crew, and featuring many never-before-seen photographs and artworks from the archives, The Making of Alien is the definitive work on this masterpiece of popular cinema.

The Making of Alien
The Making of Star Wars, released in 2007.

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