will receive $22 million — a record for an actress — to do a fifth Alien
film, Britain's Sunday Express
reports. Alien 5
reportedly will be set on Earth for the first time and will be written by Buffy the Vampire Slayer
creator Joss Whedon
. "I've always wanted to do one where we go back to the planet from where the alien originally came or even get to Earth," Weaver told the newspaper. The film would hit theaters in 2004, the 25th anniversary of the original's release.