Cult British filmmaker Ridley Scott continues the story of his created universe “Alien”, releasing the new film of this fantastic franchise – «Alien: covenant» (2017). The release of the new movie is scheduled for May 19, 2017, and now we have an excellent opportunity to enjoy watching the official trailer.
Storyline of the “Alien: Covenant” (2017)
In fact, the new movie “Alien: Covenant” (2017) – is an indirect sequel to “Prometheus”, Ridley Scott filmed in 2012, and some of the actions in the Film have been related to events in “Prometheus”. The crew of the spaceship “Covenant”, exploring the galaxy, discovered an unknown planet where, as it seemed, was the only survivor of the expedition “Prometheus” – the android David. At first glance, crew of the spaceship “Covenant” thought that the planet they found it was an unexplored paradise. But really – it was dark and very dangerous world full of threats and mysterious secrets. This planet could be the last in the life of its new visitors.
The cast of the film “Alien: Covenant”
The main roles in the film played by the actors: Katherine Waterston (Queen of Earth, 2015), James Franco (127 Hours, 2010), Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, 2009), Guy Pearce (In Her Skin, 2009) and Danny McBride (Your Highness, 2010). The role of the android David played by Michael Fassbender, best known for the films «Steve Jobs» (2015) and «Assassin’s Creed» (2016). He also played an android in “Prometheus” (2012). The music was written by Australian composer and singer Jed Kurzel, the best known for creating the music for the military drama film «Macbeth» (2015).
Interesting facts of “Alien: Covenant”
We have compiled the most interesting facts about the movie “Alien: Covenant” (2017). The list will be updated regularly:
At the request of Ridley Scott The Director Neill Blomkamp postponed shooting the film “Alien 5” (the role of Ellen Ripley, played by Sigourney Weaver again) before they will release the film “Alien: Covenant “
Filming started in New Zealand 4 April 2016, continued in Australia and ended July 19, 2016.
Initially, the working title of the film was planned as “Alien: Paradise Lost”, but before the start of filming Ridley Scott changed it to “Alien: Covenant”.