NJ high school production of 'Alien' goes viral

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A New Jersey high school drama club production of the classic 1979 film "Alien" has set the internet on fire.

The North Bergen High School crew made the costumes and props out of recycled materials.

A parent filmed the facehugger scene. pic.twitter.com/oamxaxikM2

— Paul Owens (@oh_pollo) March 23, 2019

Senior Justin Pierson told NJ.com, "This is going to sound really funny but (the set crew used) garbage essentially. Just anything that was lying around like cardboard and metal."

I love that north bergen high school did alien last night as their school play, so I’m gonna keep tweeting about how great it is..everything was made from recycled materials .. so nuts amazing I’m so proud of my hometown pic.twitter.com/EEMEbankDz

— Andrew Fernandez (@bhsdrew) March 23, 2019

The Ridley Scott-directed film stars Sigourney Weaver as a member of the crew of a space ship which gets preyed upon by the titular alien.

Cheers to North Bergen High School's Drama Club for their stunning performance of "Alien: The Play." I hear it was out of this world! https://t.co/6tsiS0cTA5

— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) March 24, 2019

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