bowman9991 writes: "Ridley Scott's back flip on science fiction has been significant. The director of the genre classics Alien and Blade Runner is now working on not one, but two new science fiction adaptations: Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, staring Leonardo DiCaprio, and Joe Haldeman's The Forever War. SFFMedia details the two new movies and asks why Ridley Scott has had this sudden change of heart. Last year he said science fiction films were as dead as westerns, now after more than 25 he's directing two of them. What happened?"