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Latest Alien: Covenant Images are Fascinating

26 May 2016 9:34 AM, PDT | | See recent QuietEarth news »

We have an update on Ridley Scott's Alien Covenant that will no doubt spark some discussion. The most striking images are some set photos that include what look like Pompeii-esque mummified copses and soldiers.

Also included is a behind-the-scenes photo taken of actress Katherine Waterston's character, Daniels. Fox released it on social media.

Set as the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with the ambitious and unique Prometheus, Alien: Covenant is said to connect directly to Ridley Scott’s 1979 Alien.

It begins with the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy. There, the crew discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is [Continued ...] »

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Latest Spoiler-Heavy Set Photos For Alien: Covenant Tease An Ancient Chaos

23 May 2016 7:31 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Remember those “old-school” Alien: Covenant sets that Michael Fassbender was gushing about just recently; the same ones that were likened to Star Wars, Blade Runner and other genre greats? British tabloid The Daily Mail has unearthed a series of on-set photos from 20th Century Fox’s anticipated sequel, offering us a peek behind the curtain to see what all the fuss is about.

Currently deep in production at an undisclosed location in Sydney, Australia, we should warn you that the images included below stray into spoiler territory. So if you want to remain on media blackout about all things Alien: Covenant until release, stay on this side of the jump.

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Still with us? Comprising four set snaps in total, Daily Mail’s findings paint a grizzly scene of destruction, with scores of charred bodies littering the steps of what looks to be an ancient monument. »

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'Alien: Covenant': New Set Photos Show Aftermath of an Intergalactic War Zone

20 May 2016 7:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Things are looking pretty rough over on the Sydney, Australia set of "Alien: Covenant." A new batch of set photos from The Daily Mail show at least one massive intergalactic war zone, filled with literally twisted bodies crying out for help. Covered in ashes and seemingly frozen in time, it looks a bit like a scene pulled right out of Pompeii. Are there volcanoes on this alien planet, or did someone just pop up with a tremendous amount of firepower? Either way, it looks like at least some of the characters present in the newest "Alien" feature are in for a very cruel death.  Read More: 'Alien: Covenant' First Look Picture: Ridley Scott’s Sequel Image Shows Crew Badge Other shots show off giant, crushed and cracked stone statues and what look like huge hacked down trees. So, it's not a feel-good film?  Ridley Scott is directing the »

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Check Out These Eerie, Spoilerish Photos From The 'Alien: Covenant' Set

20 May 2016 6:55 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Fans of Ridley Scott's original sci-fi horror film Alien have a lot to be excited about. When Scott returned to the world of Alien a couple of years back, it was more of a nibble. He made Prometheus, which was a prequel, and it was more of a standalone story with ties to Alien. However, with his follow-up, Scott is making a full-on Alien movie for the first time since 1979.

Alien: Covenant is currently filming, and today we've got a small batch of photos from the set of the film courtesy of Avp Galaxy. The photos demonstrate a clear link between Prometheus and Covenant by referencing the Engineer culture. But they also depict a fairly gruesome setting, so only continue scrolling if you don't mind *Spoilerish* content.




Here are the shots from Alien: Covenant:

As you can see from a couple of the photos above, it looks like »

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