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New Alien: Covenant Poster Brings an Ominous Warning

2 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The first poster for Alien: Covenant told us all to run. Now, a second poster has arrived, and it brings another ominous warning. This one tells fans to hide. And they might want to take that advice quick, as they don't have much time until a new breed of xenomorph is unleashed on the world. Big things are happening on the Covenant ship this week. And it promises to be terrifying.

The new trailer for Alien: Covenant is debuting tomorrow. And the murmurs are that it will be a red band trailer covered in red goo and glowing green slime. 20th Century Fox released the new poster for Alien: Covenant, which features the iconic face hugger egg, in advance of this brand new trailer debuting tomorrow, March 1st! The crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. »

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New ‘Alien: Covenant’ Trailer Drops on Wednesday; See New Poster Now

3 hours ago | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

This week has turned into trailer week and we're only on the second day. It started Monday with the final Kong: Skull Island trailer that packed about as much action into two-and-a-half minutes as humanly possible.

Much later today will see the final Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer arrive via Jimmy Kimmel Live! and all over the Internet immediately afterward. The tease features more Drax comedy as the big guy looks to steal the show.

This morning we learned that Fox is going to drop a new Alien: Covenant trailer tomorrow on Wednesday to complete three straight days of big trailer releases. Unlike the other two there's no trailer tease, but we did get a new poster featuring a familiar egg and the tag line, "hide."

More new Alien: Covenant footage will be arriving hot on the heels of last week's big prologue unveiling that runs nearly five minutes in length. »

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Alien: Covenant gets a new poster

3 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With a new trailer set to land tomorrow, 20th Century Fox has released a new poster for Alien: Covenant, director Ridley Scott’s hotly-anticipated follow-up to Prometheus, which reveals that the UK will be getting the film a week earlier than the U.S. on May 12th. Check it out here…

See Also: Watch ‘The Last Supper’ prologue for Alien: Covenant

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.

Alien: Covenant is set for »

- Gary Collinson

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Alien: Covenant Teaser Poster Unveiled Ahead of New Trailer Tomorrow

3 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The first teaser poster for Alien: Covenant warned you to "run," so it's rather fitting that the second teaser poster urges you to "hide" ahead of the new trailer that 20th Century Fox will unleash tomorrow.

Unveiled on the official Alien Facebook page with the caption, "Trailer tomorrow," the new teaser poster (featuring a Xenomorph egg) can be viewed below. Be sure to check back here tomorrow for the new Alien: Covenant trailer.

"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 »

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A new Alien Covenant trailer is possibly coming very soon

8 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We were all treated to a five-minute Alien: Covenant short just last week, which followed the first proper trailer which was festively delivered on Christmas Day. Well, it looks like we may be getting a new Alien: Covenant trailer very soon indeed.

According to Trailer Track, the new promo for the film is going to be attached to prints of Logan Stateside when it starts to roll out this coming Thursday (2nd March), so expect an online debut either just before or afterwards. The word is that there will be a green-band version, and indeed a harder R-rated red-band version.

Here’s the synopsis for the film:

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, »

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SeriesFest Partners With Parallel Entertainment & Elysium Bandini Studios For ‘Storytellers Initiative’ Competition

19 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

SeriesFest and Parallel Entertainment have teamed up with Elysium Bandini Studios for the third annual “Storytellers Initiative” competition.

The “Storytellers Initiative” competition aims to uncover a fresh group of innovative comedy writers. The top three writers or writing teams that are selected will be flown to Los Angeles to participate in a two-day creative workshop with industry professionals. The winner will receive a development deal partnership with Parallel Entertainment and Elysium Bandini Studios to produce a pilot, which will be produced and distributed on Elysium Bandini’s streaming platform and featured at “SeriesFest” this summer in Denver, Colorado.

“We are thrilled to be partnering once again with Parallel Entertainment and joining forces with Elysium Bandini Studios to not only discover and nurture new comedy voices, but also, for the first time, to give our winner the opportunity to have their pilot produced and distributed on Elysium Bandini’s platform.” says SeriesFest chief content officer, Kaily Smith Westbrook »

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New ‘Alien: Covenant’ Red Band Trailer Will Be Attached To ‘Logan’

21 hours ago | bloody-disgusting.com | See recent Bloody-Disgusting.com news »

Will we finally see a new Xenomorph this weekend? We couldn’t possibly be more excited about Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant, which was just last week teased with a prequel short film (directed by Ridley’s son, Luke Scott) that introduced the new crew (including James Franco and Danny McBride!). We’re now just three months away from the […] »

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The Official Jimmy Kimmel Oscars Hosting Report Card: Find Out How He Rated

26 February 2017 10:11 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Chris Rock. Ellen DeGeneres. Hugh Jackman. Steve Martin.  The group of memorably successful Oscar hosts is a very exclusive club. To become a member, one must exude style, grace, humor, the perfect balance of sarcasm and respect. The stakes are extremely high when a person agrees to be an Oscar host, and if you fail, you are relegated to a truly terrifying club that is quite the opposite. James Franco and Anne Hathaway will let you in. This evening was Jimmy Kimmel's first foray into commanding the Academy Awards stage, and it was a crossroads which would decide his award show reputation. And he really went all out for it: He gave the entire audience candy, he surprised a bus full of »

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Oscars 2017: The 21 Best, Worst and Most Uncomfortable Moments

26 February 2017 9:26 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Denzel Washington officiating a wedding. Seth Rogen breaking into an impromptu Hamilton performance. Oh, and La La Land incorrectly being named Best Picture. Those were just a few of the truly bizarre things that took place at the 89th Annual Academy Awards.

VideosOscars 2017 Stunner: La La Land Mistakenly Named Best Picture; Moonlight Actual Winner

Late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel managed to do a decent job as Oscars host — which, if you haven’t repressed all memories of James Franco and Anne Hathaway’s 2011 hosting stint, you’ll know is no small feat. Sure, we could’ve done without his tired banter with frenemy Matt Damon, »

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Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen to star in Jonathan Levine’s Flarsky

26 February 2017 6:45 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Seth Rogen (Sausage Party) have been cast in Flarsky, the new comedy from 50/50 and The Night Before director Jonathan Levine.

The film has been penned by Dan Sterling (The Interview) and will see Rogen as “an unemployed journalist, battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue Theron’s character — who was his childhood crush and babysitter and now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on earth.”

Theron will next be seen as the villain in The Fate and the Furious, and also has action thriller Atomic Blonde incoming this year. Rogen meanwhile will feature in two James Franco-directed films: The Disaster Artist and Zeroville, both of which are currently without release dates. »

- Gary Collinson

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Review: In Dubious Battle Allows James Franco and His Cast to Shine

25 February 2017 5:05 PM, PST | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

The figure of James Franco as a director is under constant scrutiny; this is his 15th film, yet he still hasn’t made one that has made the ripples that he no doubt wishes they had. His directing style is still undistinguishable, mixing some experimental elements with a direct approach at performance that makes him look amateurish, almost film school-like. He’s been constantly mocked, especially after many adaptations of various works of literary masters, some deemed un-adaptable, and with In Dubious Battle he dares once again, but with a more conventionally structured novel. By adapting more agreeable material that approaches his political sensitivities, he manages to get closer to a more conventionally made film that becomes at times great because of the passion involved in the...

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Film Review: ‘Discreet’

25 February 2017 11:13 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

There can be a paradoxically public intimacy to YouTube culture: an artificial sense of personal connection forged by those everyday video updates, so many of which feign a diaristic, confessional tone that can both alleviate and prey on loneliness among those watching. It’s a needling, fascinating subject for psychodrama, so all credit to candidly queer American filmmaker Travis Mathews for identifying its complex potential in “Discreet” — a story of a childhood abuse victim whose fixation with a well-meaning video blogger only confuses his connection to the real world. The result, unfortunately, is his least persuasive feature to date. Opaque and formally ungainly, this itchy meditation on a host of contemporary social ills offers audiences a vividly, deliberately ugly worldview, but finally makes for hollow viewing.

If not all the film’s ideas and enquiries seem quite to have escaped its own head, that shouldn’t hinder it on the »

- Guy Lodge

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Journo Comedy Flarsky Begins To Take Shape With Charlize Theron And Seth Rogen

24 February 2017 7:10 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Charlize Theron and Neighbors: Sorority Rising star Seth Rogen have closed deals to headline Flarsky, a new comedy from 50/50 helmer Jonathan Levine.

Deadline has the scoop, confirming that both Theron and Rogen have signed on to produce and star in the feature film, which will see the latter take point as an unemployed journalist “battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue Theron’s character — who was his childhood crush and babysitter and now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on earth.”

Renown comedy scribe Dan Sterling (The Office, South Park) is the brains behind the screenplay, with all signs pointing to a production start in August. Incidentally, August will also see the release of the Charlize Theron-fronted MI6 movie Atomic Blonde – formerly titled The Coldest City – which is one of many projects lining the actress’ slate. There’s »

- Michael Briers

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Watch: Ominous 'Alien: Covenant' Prologue Echoes The Original's Iconic Dining Scene

23 February 2017 3:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Earlier this week we got the above image from Alien: Covenant that offered our most complete look at the surely doomed spaceship crew. But that was just a still image. Now you can see it in motion thanks to Fox releasing what they're calling a prologue. It's not a trailer, but rather an extended look at the scene from the pic. In it we get to know the lay of the Covenant land a bit. It appears that everyone on board, save for Michael Fassbender's droid character, is part of a couple. Katherine Waterston and James Franco seem to be running this ragtag group of idealistic explorers, who all have great chemistry together as they party after having woken up from hypersleep. But something isn't quite right. There aren't any major spoilers in this scene, but the...

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Update: Watch ‘The Last Supper’ prologue for Alien: Covenant, new image released

23 February 2017 12:06 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

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…

See Also: Interview: Ridley Scott on revisiting the Alien franchise with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

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 »

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New Alien: Covenant Image Revealed

23 February 2017 10:49 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

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."

A follow-up to 2012's Prometheus and a prequel to Alien (1979), Alien: Covenant was directed by Ridley Scott and features the return of Michael Fassbender, »

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Join The Brotherhood In New Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Burning Sands’

23 February 2017 9:17 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

As long as there have been fraternities, there’s been hazing, but the hallowed tradition of humiliation is coming under increasing scrutiny. Incidents that have left pledges gravely injured have made headlines, and schools are no longer turning a blind eye to this often brutal activity. And the movies are paying attention too, with “Goat” recently taking viewers inside the world of brotherhood via James Franco and Nick Jonas.

Continue reading Join The Brotherhood In New Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Burning Sands’ at The Playlist. »

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SXSW: ‘Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo’ Bought by Gravitas

23 February 2017 8:52 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide rights from Haviland Digital to the documentary “Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo” ahead of its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Gravitas is planning an April 14 day-and-date release in theaters across the U.S. and VOD.

The film includes archival footage and stories from the creator of Mission Control, Dr. Chris Kraft, retired Nasa Flight Directors Gene Kranz (portrayed by Ed Harris in “Apollo 13”), Glynn Lunney and Gerry Griffin. Also appearing are Flight Dynamics Officer Jerry Bostick, Flight Controller John Aaron, astronaut Captain James Lovell (played by Tom Hanks in “Apollo 13”), and moonwalkers Charlie Duke and the late Captain Gene Cernan.

“Mission Control” explores the faltering start of the program to the Mercury and Gemini missions, the tragic Apollo 1 fire and the Moon landings.

“Mission Control” was directed by David Fairhead and produced by Keith Haviland and Gareth Dodds. »

- Dave McNary

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Theatrical Release Details for The Institute, Starring James Franco

23 February 2017 8:44 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Beginning March 3rd, Momentum Pictures will introduce viewers to unsettling and unconventional treatments in The Institute, and with the film's theatrical release list now revealed, you can see if the devious doctors of the movie will be paying your town a visit...

Synopsis: "Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, Isabel Porter must escape the clutches of the Rosewood Institute and exact her revenge, or else be forever lost."

Directed by James Franco and Pamela Romanowsky from a screenplay by Adam and Matt Rager, The Institute stars James Franco, Allie Gallerani, Tim Blake Nelson, Lori Singer, Eric Roberts, and Scott Haze. Momentum Pictures will release The Institute on March 3rd on digital and VOD platforms as well as theatrically in the following cities:

Los Angeles - The Ricardo Montalban Theatre (1615 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028) Atlanta – AMC Southlake Pavilion 24 (7065 Mt Zion Cir, »

- Derek Anderson

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Every Chilling Detail We Know About Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, So Far

23 February 2017 8:21 AM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

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

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