When it was released in 2012, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus more or less split audiences right down the middle. While some felt that the film was a total mess, full of plot holes and plagued by frustratingly unanswered questions, others praised the heady sci-fi flick for working as both its own movie and a clever prequel […]
Thanks to the "Alien" Day celebration, we get our first official peek at director Ridley Scott's sequel to "Prometheus."
Ridley Scott’s surprising desire to keep making Prometheus movies may have driven 20th Century Fox to shelve Neill Blomkamp’s Alien sequel, but the Chappie director couldn’t just let Alien Day go by without teasing everybody a little bit more about how awesome and fan-service-y his movie would’ve been. Show More Summary
At one point, it looked like the Alien franchise could branch off into two directions, with Ridley Scott helming a series of Prometheus movies while Neill Blomkamp revived the Alien films. But then Blomkamp’s Alien movie was put on hold and then delayed indefinitely while Scott finished Prometheus 2 — which was subsequently renamed Alien: Covenant. Show More Summary
The status of Neill Blomkamp’s Alien 5 is something of a mystery. When announced, it was the hot ticket. Then, Ridley Scott decided to move forward with a sequel to Prometheus, a film now titled Alien: Covenant. That event seemingly brought the filming of Blomkamp’s Alien film to a grinding halt. Related: ‘Alien Covenant’: What […]
A crew member working on the 'Alien: Covenant' set in Australia offers photographic proof that Ridley Scott's new movie connects to 'Prometheus'.
While it’s not a secret that Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is a sequel to Prometheus, his spinoff/prequel to Alien, it’s never been clear just how connected they will be. At the end of Prometheus, Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace), with the guidance of the android head of David (Michael Fassbender), takes off to the the Engineers’ […]
Alien: Covenant may be the most anticipated horror/sci-fi film currently in production, especially so since, along with director Ridley Scott, so many other creative talents associated with the original Alien film are returning with this project. Show More Summary
After Fox spent the better part of last year developing a fifth Alien with District 9, Elysium and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp, the studio randomly pulled the project in favor of Ridley Scott‘s long-gestured Prometheus sequel. Most films that go into production are kept under lock and key, with very little plot details available. With […]
A new actor has been added to the already growing cast of "Alien: Covenant," Ridley Scott's "Prometheus"/"Alien" film that debuts in 2017.
You'll Never See Him Coming... to Theaters in March of 2018. 20th Century Fox has confirmed a couple of release dates for two upcoming, highly anticipated sci-fi movies. First up, Ridley Scott's sorta-sequel to Prometheus, titled currently Alien: Covenant, has been shifted slightly to August 4th, 2017, more than a year away. Show More Summary
Logan Marshall-Green, Noomi Rapace, and Michael Fassbinder in 'Prometheus', courtesy of Fox Not content to leave the series behind after his weird, messy prequel, Prometheus (2012), Ridley Scott is space trucking onward with a further adventure into the Alien franchise. Alien: Covenant, which is slated to hit theaters nationwide on October [...]
Even though it’s Ridley Scott’s return to horror, I always thought it was a little weird that Twentieth Century Fox was releasing Alien: Covenant in October. Even if it’s part of the Alien franchise, this Prometheus sequel is still considered a blockbuster and deserved a summer release. Thankfully, FOX shifted Alien: Covenant up two months […]
Jussie Smollett has signed on to Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, the director’s sequel to Prometheus. The Empire star will soon join Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demian Bichir and Danny McBride in Australia’s New South Wales where principal photography is expected to be shot. Show More Summary
Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, which was once Prometheus 2 and is now a bridge between the Prometheus and Alien films, has filled out the rest of its cast. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon on Empire, and Carmen Ejogo, who played Coretta Scott King in Selma, have climbed aboard the mysterious space thriller, alongside... More »
With cameras set to roll on Alien: Covenant soon, it looks like the final pieces of this mysterious project are starting to fall into place. Director Ridley Scott‘s follow-up to 2012’s Prometheus has added four new names to its cast, which means that we probably now have a list of actors who we’ll get to see eviscerated by Xenomorphs in 2017. Show More Summary
It’s impossible not to be excited about Alien: Covenant. Sir Ridley Scott is directing another instalment to the iconic sci-fi franchise, while by far the best thing about Prometheus, Michael Fassbender, is also returning as David, the oddly enchanting android. Show More Summary
Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo and Callie Hernandez have joined the sequel to 2012's "Prometheus."
You’ve got to give Ridley Scott credit – he is second to none when it comes to rounding up impressive actors to torment in his films. 2012’s Alien prequel Prometheus may have received mixed notices when it hit theaters, but its cast cannot be denied. Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Demian Bichir ("THE HATEFUL EIGHT") has joined director Ridley Scott's PROMETHEUS sequel, ALIEN: COVENANT. Bichir joins the recently announced Katherine Waterston ("STEVE JOBS") and Danny McBride...Show More Summary