Variety reports that Lance Henriksen has become the first actor cast in director Paul W.S. Anderson’s Alien vs. Predator, Fox’s upcoming matchup between two cult characters. “Henriksen will portray a billionaire industrialist who finances an expedition to the Antarctic to uncover an ancient pyramid and insists on joining the scientists on the journey. When they arrive, they discover two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle.” Alien vs Predator begins lensing in late October in Prague and is currently set for a summer 2004 release.