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Walter Hill, David Giler

David Giler [4]


Filmography Rating:6.28 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.13 / 10
Amazon Rating:3.80 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:40.63%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Money Pit [1986] => Writer
Alien³ [1992] => Writer
Alien³: Collector's Edition [2003] => Writer
Alien³: Special Edition [2003] => Writer

Trivia that mentions this person:
Alien [1979]
  • All of the names of the main characters were changed by Walter Hill and David Giler during the revision of the original script by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett. The script by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett also had a clause indicating that all of the characters are 'unisex', meaning they could be cast with male or female actors. However, Ronald Shusett and Dan O'Bannon never thought of casting Ripley as a female character.
    Alien: Director's Cut [1979]
  • All of the names of the main characters were changed by Walter Hill and David Giler during the revision of the original script by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett. The script by Dan O'Bannon and Ronald Shusett also had a clause indicating that all of the characters are 'unisex', meaning they could be cast with male or female actors. However, Ronald Shusett and Dan O'Bannon never thought of casting Ripley as a female character.
    Alien: Covenant [2017]
  • Walter breaks the pattern of the androids' names proceeding in alphabetical order (Ash, Bishop, Call, David). Both characters played by Michael Fassbender are named for Producers David Giler and Walter Hill.