Were introduced to a whole new crew loaded with quality actors props to danny mcbride for being one of the most relatable and fleshed out of the. The report, which recognizes the 40th anniversary of the original alien, says that the film is currently in the script phase. It is the sequel to the 2012 film prometheus, the second installment in the alien prequel series, the sixth installment overall in the alien film series, and the third installment to be directed by scott. Heres what neill blomkamps alien film would have been. Covenant in 2016, scott had the screenplay for the third prequel film written while working on alien. Andrew thorncroft, miwa saito, dougal studwick, and naoko yutani. The image measures 3333 5000 pixels and is 2898 kilobytes large. Alien awakening covenant sequel plot synopsis from ridley scott. Covenant is an upcoming american science fiction horror film directed by ridley scott and written by michael green, john logan, and jack paglen. Heres what neill blomkamps alien film would have been called and what it might have been about. Director ridley scott is reportedly returning to the world of alien according to a report from variety, scott is set to direct a still untitled alien prequel that is currently in development. Filmmaker ridley scott has confirmed that noomi rapace will reprise her role in the untitled sequel of the 2012 sciencefiction prometheus.
Covenant very clearly concludes with the promise of more story ridley scott had even teased a sequel called alien. Alien covenant 2, or alien awakening, is the possible sequel to alien covenant and prometheus. A script for a third prequel following both prometheus and covenant is currently in development. May 18, 2017 almost 40 years and a halfdozen movies later, even fans of the alien franchise may have trouble pinpointing exactly what they need to know going into ridley scotts alien. Look, now we have a new franchise directed by ridley scott himself, which is some what relates to the alien franchise. If youre one of the many alien fans who felt underwhelmed by this years alien. Stop downloading and put money towards alien awaking now. Fans of the alien series rejoiced when it was first announced scott was returning to helm prometheus, which was originally pitched as a direct prequel to his 1979 film. The film stars noomi rapace and michael fassbender, with katherine waterston, danny mcbride, a. Covenant sequel being developed by ridley scott the. Covenant, another new, indepth vignette for the 20th century fox film has surfaced. Blomkamp posted some concept art for the movie in early 2015 and fox greenlit the project. Film will cap his prequel series, leading directly into the events of alien.
Fans of the alien series rejoiced when it was first announced scott was returning to helm prometheus, which was originally pitched as a. It is the sequel to the 2012 film prometheus, the second installment in the alien prequel series, and sixth installment overall in the alien film series. Written by jon spaihts and damon lindelof, the story takes place in the late 21st century and centers on the crew of the spaceship prometheus as they follow a star map discovered among the remnants. Covenant is an upcoming american science fiction horror film directed by ridley scott and written by john logan. Covenant 2, is being written by john logan, with fassbender, waterston, and mcbride reprising their roles. Covenant is estimated to be released on dvd, blu ray and on digital hd via amazon video and itunes in august 2017. Covenant sequel, which has sometime been called alien. Alien covenant 2 or alien awakening is the forthcoming sequel from ridley scott. Covenant, as the title alludes to, certainly seems to share more in common with the latter, as a self. Hollywood never got round to making aliens 2, the true sequel to aliens. The concluding entry in the alien prequel series, leading directly into the events of the 1979 film. By the end of the year, blomkamp stated the project had been put on hold because of alien covenant.
Ridley scott has revealed that hes currently working on a sequel to 2017s alien. Covenant is a sequel to 2012s prometheus as well as a prequel to 1979s alien. Covenant, davidthe android played by michael fassbender, first introduced in prometheuscomes into his own as a fleshedout, dynamic, and genuinely striking antagonist, one who isnt just an equal match for the heroes, but even becomes the central thread of the series. In 2015, it emerged that neil blomkamp, director of chappie and district 9, was working on a sequel to the alien franchise starring sigourney weaver. Covenant ridley scott talks sequel settings and more. Paradise lost heads for release in two years lee hutchinson. Awakening at one point, but if the next installment is now canceled then.
Scott also confirmed that the film will cap his prequel series, leading directly into the events of alien. Theres a lot to be hopeful about in the first half of alien. Covenant, ridley scott might never return to the franchise. Covenant on dvd august 2017 starring michael fassbender, noomi rapace, katherine waterston, billy crudup.
Its an explanatory sequel to prometheus, an expositional prequel to alien, the reason well never get alien 5, the latest in a long line of ridley scott films exploring the nature of existence and one of 2017s most unique tentpole releases. Ridley scott recently returned to the alien franchise in an arguably more proper way than he did with 2012s prometheus by releasing alien. I would be surprised if he makes a new alien movie with similar tone to the older ones. So, with covenant in theaters, its worth discussing one of many reasons why the original alien succeeds, because its a big reason why for me at least covenant doesnt.
Covenant sequel to focus on artificial intelligence. Scott has also teased the return of the engineers in the next movie, and that the story will tie directly into the beginning of the original alien. Ridley scott said throughout production of alien covenant, that he had two more sequels planned, possibly a third as well. Working as a sequel to prometheus and a prequel to the alien trilogy, ridley scotts alien. Untitled alien awakening covenant sequel tbc avforums. Nothing new under the chest ridley scotts latest is a gore fest that draws from the previous film in the franchise.
Covenant sequel to focus on artificial intelligence over aliens, says ridley scott i think the evolution of the alien himself is nearly over. Awakening writer reveals plot details for ridley scott sequel. The script has already been written by john logan and will presumably be directed by ridley scott. Jun 14, 2018 according to an interview with scott that took place on the set of alien. Gallery of 1 movie poster and cover image for untitled alien. Covenant, and fully part of the alien franchise film previously known as alien. The covenant mission is the most ambitious endeavor in the history of weylandyutani. The next untitled alien sequel is yet to have a release date. Covenant sequel is unknown, but fox is unlikely to leave such a valuable franchise alone for long, so expect an update in the near future.
The sequel to prometheus directed once again by filmmaker ridley scott, alien. A new report claims that disney is moving ahead with a sequel to alien. The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise. Jun 07, 2017 ridley scott recently returned to the alien franchise in an arguably more proper way than he did with 2012s prometheus by releasing alien. Jun 22, 2016 filmmaker ridley scott has confirmed that noomi rapace will reprise her role in the untitled sequel of the 2012 sciencefiction prometheus. Following the release of last weeks documentarystyled trailer for alien. May 21, 2017 so, with covenant in theaters, its worth discussing one of many reasons why the original alien succeeds, because its a big reason why for me at least covenant doesnt. The game follows amanda ripley aboard weylandyutanis mendel station during a xenomorph outbreak as the ship uscss haldin docks following damage. Alien is a sciencefiction horroraction media franchise centered on the film series depicting warrant officer ellen ripley sigourney weaver and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as the alien. And its sensible for the old ridley to explore the creation stuffs. Jul 04, 2017 agree, alien 3 is the direct sequel to alien 2.
We are going to make another, we are, i think what we have to do is gradually drift away from the alien stuff. While scott kicked off the franchise with the classic alien in 1979, he. Prometheus, alien, covenant, aliens, sci fi, futuristic. Alien covenant concept art that tells a different story. Jul 04, 2017 we are going to make another, we are, i think what we have to do is gradually drift away from the alien stuff. May 06, 2017 the film is a prometheus sequel disguised as an alien prequel. Ridley scott has a clear idea where the sequel to alien. The film is a prometheus sequel disguised as an alien prequel. Noomi rapace joins prometheus sequel entertainment news. Covenant sequel title revealed by ridley scott gamespot. Paradise lost heads for release in two years lee hutchinson nov. Like it or not, ridley scott is still planning on making that alien. People say, you need more alien, you need more face pulling, need more chest bursting, so i put a lot of that in covenant and it fitted nicely.
Covenant does serve as a sequel to prometheus, following up on many specific plot points of that film. High resolution movie poster image for untitled alien. Described by film producer michael deeley as the very best eye in the business, director ridley scott was born on november 30, 1937 in. Covenant stars michael fassbender and noomi rapace.
Empire even spilled the beans on the next sequels plot. An untitled alien sequel, commonly referred to by fans as alien 5, was a rumoured film that was going to be made by director neill blomkamp. The film stars noomi rapace and michael fassbender, with katherine waterston, danny. On earth wikipedia i thought prometheus was ok but covenant was pretty rubbish so im glad this latest line of ripoffs is done poor box office will see to that. According to an interview with scott that took place on the set of alien. Untitled alien awakening covenant sequel tbc page 4. Covenant origins the official prequel to the blockbuster film alan dean foster on. Almost 40 years and a halfdozen movies later, even fans of the alien franchise may have trouble pinpointing exactly what they need to know going into ridley scotts alien. Covenant doesnt hit theaters for another two months, but director ridley scott has already stated that he is planning to shoot the followup soon. Covenant were good, but whats happened now the critics have got.205 1322 1658 1199 949 569 643 1321 423 844 842 1235 881 1330 1386 1294 1471 1272 1524 779 1635 1118 1159 1521 260 45 766 1228 531 1587 1471 25 953 317 1489 184 276 1240 217 392 876 1403 94 472 966 1481 1399