This looks so insane! I’m at a loss for words!
After watching the second trailer for Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, I think it’s safe to say we can put all doubts to rest! Scott’s previous installment, Prometheus left most fans disappointed. The film served as an abstract prequel to 1979′s Alien, giving viewers a glimpse of the Alien universe. Prometheus was packed with nostalgia that included story line and visuals from Scott’s previous films, however something was missing…NOT ENOUGH XENOMORPHS!
The new trailer picks up right where Prometheus left off, with a new crew discovering a crashed Space Jockey aircraft, similar to the one Elizabeth Shaw and David hijacked at the end of Prometheus. From the looks of the footage, Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and David (Michael Fassbender) might have had a stowaway.
Alien: Covenant follows a crew from the colony ship Covenant, they arrive on a planet that seems like paradise they soon discover they are not alone. What they think may be an unchartered paradise soon becomes a dark world of danger. All I can say is the Covenant crew are in for an insane surprise and I seriously cannot express how excited I am for this movie! At the end of the trailer, you get to see a glimpse of the updated Xenomorph and it looks awesome!
Ridley has stated previously that Prometheus was just the beginning and was to set the stage for a brand new Alien trilogy. Covenant is the first of the three movie series, “when that’s finished there’ll be another one and then another one, which will gradually drive into the back entrance of the (original Alien) film in 1979.”
Unlike many fans, I thought Prometheus was a really good movie. It did a solid job of building the history and scope of the Alien universe, it also served it’s purpose of showing you more of the Weyland Corporation. It was also pretty cool to see the origin of the Xenomorph.
Alien: Covenant stars Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Demián Bichir, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby, and James Franco. It’s set to open in theaters on May 19.