Ridley Scott honored at Hollywood handprint ceremony (12 images)

Director and producer Sir Ridley Scott was honored during a hand and footprint ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on May 17.

Scott's best known films include Alien, Thelma & Louise, Blade Runner, Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Hannibal, and The Martian. His production company, Scott Free, was also behind the TV series Numb3ers, The Good Wife, and The Man in the High Castle.

Scott is bringing the Alien franchise back to the big screen with the upcoming prequel Alien: Covenant, which premieres in theaters on May 19.

In October, Scott will also release a sequel to 1982's Blade Runner, titled Blade Runner 2049, which stars Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, and Robin Wright.
Updated: May 18, 2017 at 9:13 AM
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Ridley Scott places his hands in wet cement. The cement slab will then be placed in front of the theater in a place officially called The Forecourt of the Stars. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Scott shows off his hands after placing them in the cement. Scott's hands and feet will join the prints of other stars from Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable to Brad Pitt and Adam Sandler. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Ridley Scott stands on his cement slab. Of his new "Alien" film, Scott said he is hoping to bring to the screen something "much worse" than the famous chest-busting scene in the original film. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Ridley Scott's hands and feet are on display. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Ridley Scott poses next to his cement slab with his wife, Giannina Facio. Speaking about the "Blade Runner" sequel, Scott said the new film "makes sense in terms of how it relates to the first one." Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Ridley Scott (L) is joined by actor Harrison Ford, star of Scott's "Blade Runner" series. Ford reprises his role as Rick Deckard in what he called "a very gratifying experience." Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Amy Seimetz, who stars in "Alien: Covenant," attends Ridley Scott's hand and footprint ceremony. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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