I loved Prometheus. It didn’t necessarily answer all of the questions that were posed in previous installments of the Aliens franchise, but it served as a suitable entry in the series. Director Ridley Scott forged ahead with a sequel, and it looks just as good as its predecessor. The latest bit of marketing comes in the form of a prologue short that attempts to answer some of those questions posed by the conclusion of Prometheus. Like, “What happened to Noomi Rapace’s Elizabeth Shaw and Michael Fassbender’s David the Android?”. The answer? They survived, and David the Android is still an asshole.
Alien: Covenant hits theaters on May 19th, 2017.
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.