We've already given you five reasons to see director Jon Favreau's adaptation of Cowboys and Aliens, but screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci also recently offered their three reasons to see the sci-fi and Western mash-up in an interview with EW.
While the two writers have been working steadily since scripting the 2009 reboot of Star Trek, they aren't asking audiences to see the movie based on their (and co-screenwriter Damon Lindelof's) work, but hope that producers Ron Howard and Steven Spielberg will bring some clout to the production. Said Orci:
what are the other two reasons? >> Posted 07.28.11 by Ryan
It’s an historic match up of talent. The keepers of the western and the sci-fi genres — Howard and Spielberg — hashing their point of view onto this new generation in [director] Jon Favreau. They were like referees as the rest of us generated the story. They would push us back on the field if we went too wrong on the western or too wrong on the aliens.