These behind the scenes facts about the “Alien” universe will have you wondering what’s really out thereâ¦
The Man Inside The Suit
Bolaji Badejo, who plays the alien, was a graphic artist who was discovered in a bar by one of the casting directors. He was around seven feet tall with very thin arms and beat out Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in Star Wars.
An Academy Award Game-Changer
Sigourney Weaver’s 1987 Best Actress Oscar nomination for Aliens was the first-ever for an actress playing a role in an action movie.