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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
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…
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 »
- Robert Kojder
Alien Covenant prologue short reveals the crew of the supposedly doomed ship.
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 one last meal together before cryosleep.
- Paul Heath
Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant may not come out in theaters until May 19th, but you can get to know the ship's crew (whose captain may come as a surprise) right now in the new short film Last Supper, the official prologue to Alien: Covenant that was directed by Luke Scott (Morgan).
"The official prologue to Alien: Covenant introduces the crew of the mission as they gather for a final meal before entering cryosleep.
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.
- Derek Anderson
With Neill Blomkamp‘s “Alien” looking unlikely to happen, the future of the franchise rests on the shoulders of the man who started it all: Ridley Scott. He’s back with “Alien: Covenant,” which for fans will have to show some improvement over the beautiful looking, viscerally engaging, but kinda really dumb “Prometheus.” And he’s going to try, bringing buckets of blood along with him.
Continue reading ‘Alien: Covenant’ Serves Up 5-Minute ‘Last Supper’ Prologue at The Playlist. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
It has been nearly five years since we have seen a movie from the Alien franchise in theaters, and a whole lot longer since we have seen a truly great entry in the legendary sci-fi series. That looks like it all may change this summer when Alien: Covenant scares its way into theaters, a movie that has inspired a lot of confidence and hope in fans up to this point. Now we have some brand new footage from the movie, giving us a new look at the latest Alien entry.
Fox debuted this new footage during the latest episode of FX's Legion. It is a 4-minute prologue from the movie that features James Franco and Danny McBride. While it may not be a trailer, this may actually be better in some sense. It is actually the official prologue to Alien: Covenant, which introduces the crew of the mission as they »
The film dubbed as one of the best Star Wars films ever made is finally coming home! Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the tale of the brave few who infiltrated, fought, and stole the plans of the Death Star so Luke, Leia, Han, and the rest of the rebellion could take it down, is coming to Blu-Ray Combo Pack on April 4, 2017! That's a week after the Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere copy arrives on March 28, 2017.
If you haven't seen it, check out our official review of what was one our favorite movies of 2016!
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Matt Malliaros)
This morning, 20th Century Fox unveiled a photo of the crew of the Covenant, the ship that’s inevitably going to run into some trouble in Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien: Covenant. It seems these space travelers just had a nice dinner, complete with some whiskey, and we even detect some smiles that will soon be wiped off their faces.
Introducing the #AlienCovenant crew. Don’t miss @LegionFX on @FXNetworks tomorrow, February 22, for a special sneak peek. pic.twitter.com/fmP73LrcnY
— Alien: Covenant (@AlienAnthology) February 21, 2017
The group is flanked by Katherine Waterston and Michael Fassbender, the latter of whom is back from Prometheus. Elsewhere, you can spot Billy Crudup, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Danny McBride and Demián Bichir. Notably, James Franco is prominently featured at the center of the image, draped in some sort of blanket, staring dead-eyed into the camera. That placement seems to indicate that ...
- Esther Zuckerman
21 February 2017 11:49 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Ahead of a sneak peek Wednesday, a new image from Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant has been released, showing the full crew of the Covenant for the first time — including the debut of a particularly dapper and presumably ill-fated James Franco.
Franco seemed curiously absent from the first trailer for Ridley Scott's follow-up to his 2012 franchise prequel Prometheus (although it's possible that he's the unfortunate figure who gets alien particulate in his ear at the 1:11 mark), so the sight of him standing in the center of the new image, wearing a blanket that looks like a robe, in »
- Graeme McMillan
Author: Zehra Phelan
Ahead of a new Alien: Covenant trailer sneaking in during the next episode of Legion on FX tomorrow evening, 20th Century Fox has released a new image of the full Alien: Covenant crew including a first look at James Franco as Captain Branson.
The crew picture which includes the movie’s stars, Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby, has a few too many smiles radiating out of the image. Where guessing they’ve all polished off that empty bottle of Jack Daniels on the table just a little too quickly.
With Ridley Scott returning home to »
- Zehra Phelan
Ridley Scott’s latest addition to the franchise he created more than forty years ago, “Alien: Covenant” doesn’t hit theaters until May 18th, but 20th Century Fox has released a new photo of the star-studded crew in the meantime. The studio will also air a sneak peek of the sci-fi thriller during FX’s broadcast of Noah Hawley’s critically acclaimed “Legion.”
The original “Alien” has a long list of sequels and prequels, most recently 2012’s “Prometheus,” which drew mixed reactions from fans and critics alike. “Covenant” picks up where “Prometheus” left off, with Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, and Guy Pearce returning to their roles. Rounding out the cast of “Covenant” are James Franco, Amy Seimetz, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, and, Jussie Smollett.
The trailer, »
- Jude Dry
If you didn't believe that James Franco was going to be part of the Alien: Covenant cast before, here's your definitive proof. 20th Century Fox has released the official Covenant Crew photo, and we see Franco standing front and center looking Jesus like in his white robes, and he's seen standing next to his frequent on-screen collaborator and sometimes comedy partner Danny McBride. Fox had this to say about the photo.
So far, 20th Century Fox has released only one teaser trailer for Alien: Covenant. And this latest sneak peek doesn't sound like it will be the full-trailer either. Which makes us think that director Ridley Scott is being sneaky on his build-up to the May 19, 2017 release date. Perhaps much of the thrills, »
Alien: Covenant continues to potentially be one of Ridley Scott’s most interesting movies. It isn’t just interesting because of the mythology that it hitches itself to, but rather how it ended up being an Alien film in the first place. First coined as a Prometheus sequel, it wasn’t long before Scott settled on an Alien name, the first being Alien: Paradise Lost. That one didn’t last too long, for a few weeks later, it was confirmed that the title change was Alien: Covenant. Why Covenant? Well, that’s the name of the ship that we’ll be riding with for the duration of the journey, and when all said and done, it certainly makes for a less pretentious title.
But what would the film be about? That was the $10,000 question, wasn’t it? Well, this one looks to be both a sequel to the divisive Prometheus, »
- Joseph Medina
You can view the new photo below, and if you want to see a sneak peek of Alien: Covenant, be sure to watch Legion on FX tomorrow.
"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
Alien Covenant crew revealed in new official photo!
20th Century Fox have revealed a new publicity photo featuring the Alien Covenant crew from the forthcoming Ridley Scott-directed sequel to Prometheus. The image shows most of the cast in the upcoming film, including James Franco (centre), and the stunning set work that has been completed on it.
Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby star in the film, most of whom can be seen in that stunning new image.
Here’s the official synopsis, as provided by the studio.
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, »
- Paul Heath
20th Century Fox has released a new image from Alien: Covenant which introduces the crew of the Covenant, as well as announcing that we’ll get a new sneak peek of Ridley Scott’s hotly-anticipated sci-fi horror tomorrow night during Legion on FX. Take a look at the new image here…
See Also: Watch the red band trailer for Alien: Covenant here
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 »
- Gary Collinson
Ahead of its launch next June, production on Universal’s Jurassic World 2 is officially underway in London, and it appears those early rumors linking Bd Wong with Juan Antonio Bayona’s monstrous sequel were right all along.
Taking to Instagram over the course of the weekend, Wong all but confirmed that he’ll reprise the role of shady geneticist Dr. Henry Wu, who was last seen fleeing Isla Nublar by helicopter with a raft of dinosaur embryos. Towards the end of Colin Trevorrow’s franchise revival, we learned that Wu actually held an alliance with Vic Hoskins (Vincent D’Onofrio) that involved licensing InGen’s research to the military. And we all know how much Hoskins wanted to assimilate the Velociraptors onto the battlefield.
Can we expect to see Wong’s pioneering research stretch beyond the parameters of Costa Rica come 2018? It would certainly appear so. Besides, such a plot »
- Michael Briers
While we’ve all seen Michael Keaton’s Vulture in the trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, Adrian Toomes isn’t the only villain set to cause trouble for Tom Holland’s wall-crawler in this July’s Marvel and Sony-produced reboot.
Spidey is also going to find himself going up against The Tinkerer (Michael Chernus) and Shocker (Bokeem Woodbine), and now thanks to some promotional artwork from the New York Toy Fair, we’ve got our first look at the latter in full costume; take a look here, and let us know your thoughts on the design in the comments below…
New Spider-man: Homecoming Merchandising Artwork Offers Up A First Real Look At The Shocker pic.twitter.com/MBarE4l0i9
— Drunk Superman™ (@DrunkSuperman_) February 19, 2017
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. »
- Gary Collinson
With Spider-Man: Homecoming set to swing into cinemas this July, Lego has unveiled two of its upcoming Lego Marvel Super Heroes tie-in sets in the Atm Heist Battle (76082) and Beware the Vulture (76083), the latter of which includes a mystery character whose identity Marvel and Lego are looking to keep secret for the time being.
See Also: Funko unveils Spider-Man: Homecoming products at New York Toy Fair
Atm Heist Battle features Spider-Man, along with two Bank Robber minifigures, dressed as Captain America and The Hulk.
Beware the Vulture includes Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Vulture and a myster character.
- Gary Collinson
During the New York Toy Fair, Funko has revealed its upcoming line of Spider-Man: Homecoming collectibles which includes a Peter Parker, Vulture, Spider-Man, and Spider-Man homemade suit Pop! vinyl figures, Spider-Man Dorbz, Pocket Pop! keychain, and Hero Plushie, and a Pint Size Heroes set; check them out here…
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine – distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man – but when the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter »
- Amie Cranswick
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