Here is an excerpt from the new draft of the script by me.
SCENE: The future. We are in space. Then we pan back – we are actually in a garden. We pan back some more. A garden in a space ship! A woman is sat there with a girl of about 10. The woman is our heroine ELLEN RIPLEY.
RIPLEY: I’m so glad I managed to get back in time for your 11th birthday. I had an awful nightmare where I couldn’t because of an alien or something.
AMANDA: That’s OK Mom. You got home after an uneventful mission doing mining or whatever it is you do in space. And now we can live happily ever after and stuff.
RIPLEY: Yes. Wait…
RIPLEY winces. She clutches her stomach. It is as if something is trying to burst out of her!! A passing cat hisses. AMANDA screams as we see a bulge in RIPLEY’S stomach
Another spaceship. RIPLEY is now older. It’s the SULACO! The one they’re in in Aliens. HICKS and NEWT and BISHOP are there too! BISHOP has fixed himself.
RIPLEY: What an awful dream. I dreamt that none of this had happened, and then it had. It didn’t make much sense, but it certainly set the scene.
HICKS: Yes. The vivid one about the prison planet where we all died? Or the more confusing one where you died and there was Winona Ryder? Never mind; it was all a dream and it Never Happened.
RIPLEY: Yes; all that happened was the first 2 traumatic things with the aliens, which is much more tolerable. I sure hope no aliens got on board this ship.
BISHOP: That wouldn’t make any sense. The only thing that would make any sense was that this was all a bad, bad dream.
RIPLEY: Wait a second – this is a dream – I’m in my underwear!
BISHOP: Yes; you’ve just come out of cryosleep.
RIPLEY: And I’m in an exam!
RIPLEY is in an EXAM
The person in front of her turns around. It’s an alien!
A CAT: Hissssssss
RIPLEY wakes up. She is on the set of Alien Vs Predator.
RIPLEY: NO! Noooo!!!!by