What Ridley Scott taught Jon Favreau about the aliens of Cowboys

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Who did Jon Favreau turn to when it came time to create the aliens of Cowboys & Aliens? Almost everyone, it seems!

Favreau wanted the aliens of his upcoming movie to be "nightmarish," and so he picked up tips from the likes of Ridley Scott and Stephen Hawking, plus the accumulated wisdom of every alien myth and movie.

Check out our exclusive interview below to find out more about how he plans to scare the heck out of us when the film opens Friday.

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