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A few days ago it was reported that Simon Kinberg is being lined up to make his directorial debut on the next instalment in the main franchise, X-Men: Supernova. Coming Soon caught up with Kinberg this week and asked him about the report, but the writer and producer was keeping his cards very close to his chest and giving very little away.
“They didn’t announce it, somebody broke a story about it that’s premature, but we have been talking about what the next X-Men movie would be since post-production on the last X-Men movie. We are prepping the film, can’t say much more than that, but we’re excited to get back into telling the story of the mainland X-Men.”
Asked hypothetically what he feels his directing style would be, Kinberg responded: “I’ve had the good fortune of working with a lot of good directors, from »
- Gary Collinson
24 February 2017 2:47 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe — but we're not here to talk about that right now because new stills from Blade Runner 2049 dropped Friday.
The sci-fi sequel to the 1982 film reteams star Harrison Ford and executive producer Ridley Scott; this time Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto and Robin Wright, among many more, are also along for the android-hunter ride. Denis Villeneuve is directing.
The film already released a teaser trailer in December, but since then, there has not been too much more, that is, until now — thanks to the movie's Facebook page.
Blade Runner 2049, which <a »
- Ryan Parker
I realize this has been floating around the web for a few days but as you may have noticed from the lack of posting this last week, it's been a busy couple of days in the Qe virtual office. Were this any other project, I'd likely let it slide but we're talking about a new Alien movie so... we'll make an exception.
Conceived by Ridley Scott and directed by Luke Scott (of Morgan fame (review)), this bit of marketing for Alien: Covenant is a short film titled "Prologue: Last Supper" which features the cast of the upcoming film celebrating their last dinner before going into cryosleep.
As the prologue moniker suggests, this is a pre-cursor to the movie which focuses on the [Continued ...] »
"...bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant'...
"...discover what they believe is an uncharted paradise...
- Michael Stevens
While a sequel to Prometheus, Alien: Covenant is bringing an all new crew together and Ridley Scott has released a new short film to act as a Prologue to the upcoming science fiction film. Come inside to check out the four minute video!
Feeling a lack of Alien: Covenant footage in your life? You're not alone. Despite getting an earlier release date and an impressive trailer, fans are eager for more. Earlier this week, we got a look at the full crew (an Alien buffet if you will), adding in some nice casting additions, but today brings about a four minute short film to give out more proper introductions.
The Prologue: Last Supper short introduces the crew of the mission. Set aboard the Covenant, a colonization ship on its way to a remote planet to form a new human settlement, the main crew (all couples) and their android, Walter, enjoy »
- email@example.com (Jordan Maison)
23 February 2017 12:06 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
In space, no one can fail to hear you make thinly veiled allusions to oncoming extraterrestrial disaster. Or, at least, that seems to be the impression left by "Prologue: Last Supper," the new four-minute sneak peek of Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant.
Released months ahead of Covenant, "Last Supper" takes full advantage of audiences' familiarity with the larger Alien franchise to repeatedly tease potential trouble ahead in the most obvious of places. In the end, nothing goes wrong — the bad stuff is presumably being left for the full movie to deliver — but there's no way to get around the »
- Graeme McMillan
Fox is starting to kick it up a notch with promotional material for this coming May’s Alien: Covenant, having released a prologue to the Ridley Scott-directed sci-fi horror blockbuster. The clip offers a look at the mission and the new characters, and acts as a ‘Last Supper’ of sorts before everything naturally goes to hell. Check it out here…
Update: We’ve also got a new image showing the crew emerging from the Covenant on an alien world…
Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant »
- Robert Kojder
Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield) has been set to direct The Batman. Reeves will also serve as a producer on the new standalone action adventure centering on one of DC's most enduringly popular Super Heroes. The announcement was made by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. Emmerich stated.
"We are thrilled to have Matt Reeves taking the helm of Batman, the crown jewel of our DC slate. Matt's deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey."
Matt Reeves noted.
"I have loved the Batman story since I was a child. He is such an iconic and compelling character, and one that resonates with me deeply. I am incredibly honored and excited to be working with »
Following the release of its official prologue short film Last Supper, Alien: Covenant is teased even further in a new water-centric image.
Unveiled by Empire, the new image (see below) features the crew of the Covenant coming off their ship and onto a watery location.
""Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition."
- Derek Anderson
23 February 2017 10:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
In the vein of Film Independent at Lacma's "Live Read" from filmmaker Jason Reitman, Bring the Noise has an acclaimed musician or band select a film of their choosing, remove the score and put together a new accompaniment for the film. Hunx and His Punx »
- Chris Gardner
The crew of the Covenant gather for one last party before they go into cryo sleep in this 4 minute clip from the beginning of Alien: Covenant. This is a promising look at the upcoming Alien: Covenant, with at least one nod to Ridley Scott’s original film (“food’s not that bad”) and an already likable […]
Read The Crew’s Last Toast in an Extended Clip From Alien: Covenant on Filmonic.
A post shared by Alien: Covenant (@alienanthology) on Feb 21, 2017 at 5:59am Pst Are you ready to have your face hugged by a few aliens? Because Ridley Scott certainly is. The director has returned to the Alien franchise with Alien: Covenant, a sequel to 2012's Prometheus but still a prequel to the first Alien film. From the looks of things, the new installment is going to be just as much of a bloody, terrifying thrill ride as its predecessors. With more and more details coming out about it by the day, we've gone ahead and rounded them up in one convenient place for you to obsess over. The Cast Michael Fassbender makes his return to the Alien franchise by playing two characters: unfeeling android David (who survived the failed Prometheus mission) and an identical robot named Walter. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them alum Katherine Waterston is sporting a »
- Quinn Keaney
“Alien: Covenant,” one of the summer’s most anticipated blockbusters, has revealed a tantalizing sneak peek of the cast via a five-minute prologue, which shows a jovial spaceship crew shooting the shit before the inevitable mayhem we all know and love from the “Alien” franchise.
Titled “Prologue: Last Supper,” the crew is all coupled up and enjoying some last-minute debauchery before they head off to parts unknown. Even though the scene is loose enough to justify leaving it out of the theatrical cut, it’s a great showcase for the easygoing energy between cast members, including charming performances from a sleepy James Franco, a drunken Danny McBride, android bro Michael Fassbender, and Ripley archetype Katherine Waterston.
While things are jovial, there is a nice sense of dread as the crew gets ready for cryosleep, »
- William Earl
Following up on the last supper promo, in which the crew of Ridley Scott’s colony ship raised a glass (or three!) before entering cryosleep, Empire has rolled out a new and really rather beautiful image for Alien: Covenant, which finds Michael Fassbender and Co. taking one small step for man and, well, you already know the rest.
Turns out this lush alien world isn’t actually the end destination for the Covenant, either, which has taken a detour in order to answer a “distress” signal – such is the Alien way. And though Ridley Scott’s hotly-anticipated horror flick will incorporate many of the franchise’s nightmarish tropes – the Facehuggers, the Xenomorphs, you name it – Fassbender believes it is the core characters of Alien: Covenant that separates Scott’s Prometheus follow-up from the pack.
On board to portray not one, but two synthetics (Walter, and the returning David), here’s »
- Michael Briers
Ridley Scott returns to the world of Alien with prequel Alien: Covenant this Summer, and to get us hyped for more Xenomorph tinged action a prologue short movie, The Last Supper, has come our way. Directed by his offspring Luke Scott (Morgan), it introduces us to the future alien fodder crew of the colony ship Covenant as they enjoy one last meal together before entering cryosleep, suggesting that Covenant follows suit with the majority of the movies in this franchise and kicks off with the crew coming out of stasis. On top of introducing the cast, which includes Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, and James Franco, it also drops some neat hints about what the story holds for us. One cool thing revealed is that all the characters are couples, adding a nice dynamic to the story when it comes time for some alien implantation. On top of that, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
This has been a pretty good week for anyone looking to get psyched up for Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, with several new photos, and a new prologue that debuted last night. But you know what they say about the good times: just keep them rolling…until the noise volume reaches a point that begins to disturb your neighbors, because that’s just insensitive. Luckily we... Read More »
- Matt Rooney
Alright Alien fans, it’s time to get excited. We all know that Alien: Covenant is going to start getting hyped to no end. It all began yesterday when the first full cast picture was released. Shortly after that we get this gem, which is way more detailed. This is the official prologue to Alien: Covenant. Set aboard the Covenant, a colonization ship on its way to a remote planet to form a new human settlement, the main crew (all couples) and their android, Walter, enjoy their final meal together before cryosleep. This clip was conceived by Ridley Scott and 3Am,
- Nat Berman
Fox unspooled a five-minute sneak peek of “Alien: Covenant” on Wednesday during an episode of the new FX hit series “Legion.” After the overwhelming success of last year’s sci-fi flick “The Martian,” director Ridley Scott returns to the franchise that launched his film career back in 1979. The three-time Oscar nominee helmed this sixth film in a series that is due […] »
- Paul Sheehan
It’s one last supper before the cryosleep.
In Alien: Covenant, The Convenant is a colonization ship on its way to a remote planet for a new human settlement. In this long prologue clip, the crew enjoys one last final celebration before their long journey.
Director Ridley Scott returns to the helm in this new chapter for the Alien franchise. The cast includes Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England and Benjamin Rigby.
Alien: Covenant will be in theaters nationwide on May 19.
It's too bad they have no idea on the horrors that will be coming.
Watch the five-minute prologue below.
Source: 20th Century Fox »
- Gig Patta
Author: Jon Lyus
A few months before Prometheus Ridely Scott paved the way for our return to the world of Alien with a future set Ted talk starring Guy Pearce as Peter Weyland. Directed by Luke Scott, it was an intriguing introduction to elements and themes which would become important in the subsequent film. The Scotts have repeated their pre-Alien film tradition with a prologue to Alien Covenant called Last Supper, which you can see below.
Late last year we broke the news that James Franco would be joining the cast of Ridley Scott’s new Alien film, and he makes an appearance early on in this new piece of the puzzle. He is in poor health however, and speculation abounds that his character won’t make it too far into the film. There’s nothing to say that he won’t take a pulse rifle to the new Alien »
- Jon Lyus
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