Director Ridley Scott really did want to get biblical with Alien: Covenant. The sequel to Prometheus and possible prequel to the original Alien was originally to be titled Alien: Paradise Lost, and while that clunky title was rightfully cast aside, whatever idea inspired it clearly survived. Show More Summary
“ALIEN: COVENANT”, Ridley Scott’s latest “Alien” prequel, is due to be released in May. It is a prospect which would be more tantalising for science-fiction buffs if “Prometheus”, his last “Alien” offering, hadn’t been such a muddled disappointment.
When last we saw Noomi Rapace’s Prometheus character, Elizabeth Shaw, she was jetting off to the stars in search of humanity’s malevolent creators, accompanied only by the detached head of morally ambiguous android David (Michael Fassbender). Show More Summary
Director Ridley Scott has Alien fever. After spending decades away from the franchise that changed the science fiction landscape, he can’t seem to get away from it. In 2012, he dabbled back into the mythology with Prometheus, and with this year’s Alien: Covenant, he’s going full Alien on us. Show More Summary
Whenever Ridley Scott sits down for an interview, he almost always says something interesting. Just recently, he noted that he may be making Alien prequels until the day he dies, noting that a follow-up to both Prometheus and this year’s Alien: Covenant has already been written. And during a new interview this week, he may […]
In the run up to the release of Ridley Scott's Prometheus, one of the greatest pieces of marketing material was an in-world commercial centering on David - the new android character played by Michael Fassbender. Now that Alien: Covenant is a few months from release, 20th Century...
In Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, David (Michael Fassbender) was an android that become obsessed with the power of creation, and thus was the catalyst behind the black DNA being released among the crew. His head survived the end of the film and was whisked away by Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) to the Engineers’ home planet. We have […]
Ridley Scott’s Prometheus ends with David’s (Michael Fassbender) severed head helping Shaw (Noomi Rapace) navigate her way back to the Engineers’ homeworld. This setup for the next film in this Alien prequel saga suggested we’d eventually get some real answers. Show More Summary
He looks like David. But he’s not David. Michael Fassbender will be reprising the role of Prometheus android David in Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, but he’s also playing a brand new android named Walter. From what we understand, Walter is a bit less human than the blonde-haired David, and it looks like we’re about to […]
With Alien: Covenant, the sequel to Prometheus, ready to hit theaters in May, director Ridley Scott is already talking about making another. And not just a trilogy, he’s in this for the long haul. The Alien franchise already has (officially) seven films, including Prometheus, so Covenant would be the eighth film. In a recent interview […]
In the 15 years between Alien movies, the world kept turning, but with decidedly less xenomorph blood. Director Ridley Scott took his time bringing us Prometheus, and then let another five years go by before bringing forth Alien: Covenant. Show More Summary
When Ridley Scott returned to the Alien franchise with Prometheus, the 2012 film was supposed to be extremely different than Alien, yet carry the same DNA. It was also secretly supposed to be a prequel, bridging directly into Scott’s 1979 classic. After Damon Lindelof came aboard to do some rewrites on Jon Spaihts‘ screenplay, this […]
James Franco joined the sequel to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus some time ago, according to Variety. ‘Alien: Covenant’ Photo Confirms James Franco Part of Cast https://t.co/nqwHpTjmyS pic.twitter.com/QhPN0Wxm7E — Country Luck (@_country_luck)...Show More Summary
A couple days ago, 20th Century Fox released the trailer for Ridley Scott’s upcoming film, Alien: Covenant. This film acts as both a sequel to 2012’s Prometheus, and a prequel to the 1979 classic franchise-starting film, Alien. The Alien...Show More Summary
Alien: Covenant makes it terrifying to have sex in a shower, according to News Australia. In a new trailer for the upcoming Prometheus sequel, Ridley Scott proves he still has what it takes to leave viewers terrified. Everything theShow More Summary
Get ready for Ridley Scott to give you nightmares again. The famed sci-fi horror director's "Prometheus" sequel, "Alien: Covenant," hits theaters this spring, and the new trailer shows that we have plenty of scares in store for us. About...Show More Summary
Not everyone was a fan of Ridley Scott’s 2012 film, Prometheus. In fact, it may not be a big stretch to say that most hardcore Alien fans disliked Prometheus, as the connections to the main Alien franchise weren’t as clean as they wanted them to be. Show More Summary
In Ridley Scott's Prometheus, the defining characteristic of Michael Fassbender's David is arguably his curiosity in humanity. But that won't exactly be the same in Alien: Covenant.
Let’s be honest with ourselves here: the earliest details about Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant made this film sound like a soft reboot, a way of continuing the series while dismissing as much of the divisive Prometheus as possible. However,...Show More Summary
While it took director Ridley Scott 33 years to return to the world of Alien with 2012's Prometheus, there was one element of the franchise that he was never able to shake.