James Cameron Shares The Hilarious Story Behind Aliens Text Only Poster

December 14, 2021

Over the decades, there are some movie posters that have become iconic for a number of reasons. Whether it is the busy artwork of a Marvel Cinematic Universe offering like Avengers: Endgame, or something that hints at the content without giving too much away like the simple logo poster of Jurassic Park, there are many reasons why a poster can become fixed in the memory and drive people into cinemas. When it comes to James Cameron’s Alien sequel, Aliens, the poster is remembered for distinctly being nothing other than the film’s title and a tagline on a black background. In a new interview, the Oscar-winning director has revealed the funny behind the scenes story about why the poster ended up the way it did.

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