After drifting in space, Ripley is found and rescued by a deep rescue team and brought back into civilization, on a space station owned by the company she worked for Weyland-Yutani. After telling her story to the hearing board,landing on LV-426, and encountering a hostile creature that killed her former crew, she's suspended as a flight officer. A few hours later their employe Carter Burke, accompanied by Lieutenant Gorman of the colonial marines tells her that they lost contact with the colony on LV-426. Ripley joins the search&rescue operation as an advisor to the colonial marines. When they land on LV-426 all hell brakes loose...
Ripley: Sigourney Weaver
Corporal Dwayne Hicks: Michael Biehn
Carter Burke: Paul Raiser
Private Hudson: Bill Paxton
Lieutenant Gorman: William Hope
Private Vasquez: Janette Goldstein
Bishop: Lance Henriksen