Sigourney Weaver remembering her Alien: Resurrection basketball shot is the best 2 minutes you’ll spend today
It’s not our favourite Alien movie but it might be our favourite scene, when Sigourney Weaver makes that extraordinary basketball shot in Alien: Resurrection.
And it’s even better now we’ve listened to her talk about it, the best 2 minutes you’ll spend today.
Sigourney Weaver making the behind-the-back basketball shot for real on the set of Alien: Resurrection. pic.twitter.com/RmlMdTqB9d
— This Is Not Porn (@Thisisnotporn) September 3, 2018
A perfect 2' 15 of displacement activity. Watch the whole thing. https://t.co/rg4fFSsgIw
— Jay Rayner (@jayrayner1) September 3, 2018
And the actors’ cheers nearly ruined it so they had to cut it earlier than they expected.
Ahhhhh! I knew this story but hadn't seen the clip! (I'd also heard that, bless him, because Ron Perlman broke character with his reaction, some editing magic had to be done to include that take in the film…?) SO amazing. Imagine that set… 😎
— Tara Pratt (@tarakjpratt) September 3, 2018
tfw you prepare to edit the ball but you end up editing ron perlman
— L. ☕️. Ritter (@paniq) September 3, 2018
LIKE A BOSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/zsMaB8Nog0
— hank ronson (@wiseguy_ocb) September 5, 2018
And here’s the whole scene.
It really is …