While many of the Alien prequel rumors have been vanquished, Vulture (NY Mag) has a fresh one that I’m not all too happy about. The site is reporting that Twentieth Century Fox is working overtime to re-jigger its planned prequel to Ridley Scott’s Alien to potentially sign on Charlize Theron in the leading role. Scott has other plans as Vulture reports that he’s adamant that the little-known Scandinavian actress Noomi Rapace — best known, to the extent that she’s known at all, for playing Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish-language Girl With the Dragon Tattoo trilogy — get the part of the Alien prequel’s main character, Elizabeth Shaw. I agree. I Strongly agree. Charlize Theron? Only a studio exec would throw something like that out there….