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Fox Releases New Xenomorph-Centric Alien: Covenant Poster Image

Fox Studios have been teasing fans with a steady drip of information on its upcoming film, Alien: Covenant over the past few weeks. Anticipation has been high due to the return of Ridley Scott as director and the fact that the film promises to put its famous xenomorphs front and center this time (after 2012’s Prometheus largely avoided them). Today, Fox released a new poster image which reinforces this commitment. Check out the entire image below:

The poster features every creature a fan of the Alien franchise could possibly want to see: alien warriors, facehuggers, an engineer (originally known as the space jockey!), and even some not-so-subtle patterning up top which looks a little like the crown of the alien queen! It sure seems like we’re in for a real monster fest with this entry in the 38 year old franchise.

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Ridley Scott Interested in More Alien Sequels After Alien: Covenant

In a conversation with Fandango, director Ridley Scott teased that more Alien films would follow his upcoming film Alien: Covenant (which is due out on May 19th. )

Scott confirmed that the sequel to Covenant is already written and titled (Alien: Awakening).  Scott also ambitiously stated that the series could extend to four films, confirming that ,”there will be more after this. I think that was the question. If this is successful, and then the next one, and then there will definitely be three more.”

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Meet Walter Introduces us to New Android in Alien: Covenant

As the release of Alien: Covenant draws closer, more and more promotional material for the film is being released. The latest comes in the form of a website, meetwalter.com.

The website introduces us to a new android aboard the Covenant, “Walter.” Played by Michael Fassbender, “Walter” is considered to be the world’s most advanced synthetic companion. The android has even been engineered to understand and satisfy his owners every want.

Fassbender will also pull double duty in Alien: Covenant. In addition to being “Walter,” the award-winning actor will also reprise the role of “David” from the 2012 film, Prometheus. The last we saw, that character was attempting to find a way to flee the planet with “Elizabeth Shaw” (Naomi Rapace).

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New Trailer Drops for “Alien: Covenant”

One of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2017 gets a full trailer release and said trailer is two minutes and thirty-six seconds of face-hugging/Xenomorph glory. Starring Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, James Franco, Danny McBride and a slew of other recognizable names, Alien: Covenant is directed by Ridley Scott (his third of the series) and is a sequel to 2012’s Prometheus which is in turn a prequel to the original Alien series.

Ridley, who directed the original 1979 Alien told Flickering Myth back in January that he “wanted to go back and really explore the origins of the xenomorphs”, adding that, “We did Prometheus – that heaved it off the ground, and Covenant is a follow-through to Prometheus. We now know who created this, and why, and the next one’s a joining up of the storyline.”

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Crew Photo Revealed for Alien: Covenant

20th Century Fox released a photo of the Alien: Covenant crew today and promised a special sneak peek Wednesday night during Legion on FX.

Alien: Covenant marks the much anticipated return to the Alien franchise by director Ridley Scott. The film which is written by John Logan, is said to be the sequel to the 2012’s Prometheus.

As in past Alien films, we have learned that space can be a very scary place. Alien: Covenant seems to follow suit. This time around the crew of the colony ship Covenant, discovers a dangerous world. The crew is pitted against unimaginable horrors as they try to escape with their lives.

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Alien: Covenant Virtual Reality Experience

While the film Alien: Covenant is set to be released on May 19th, Fox has announced that it is also working on a virtual reality experience aimed at scaring the life out of folks. This will be the second VR release from Fox Innovation Lab (the first being The Martian VR Experience) and will be executive produced by Ridley Scott himself.

The studio describes the VR Experience as “a dread-inducing journey into the depths of the Alien universe. Viewers will discover the true meaning of terror as they navigate through horrifying alien environments and a story where every decision could mean the difference between life and death.”

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First Trailer Released for Alien: Covenant

20th Century Fox gave a huge holiday gift to horror fans by releasing the first trailer for Alien: Covenant.

Ridley Scott once again returns to direct the Alien franchise that made him a household name. Scott directs an all star cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett and Callie Hernandez.

The film follows the crew of the Covenant ship as they touch down on a world which seems like an uncharted paradise. Things take a turn for the worse and suddenly the crew is thrust into a situation where they must fight for their lives in order to survive the terrifying Xenomorphs.

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New Images Released from “Alien: Covenant”

It looks like fans clamoring for a new trailer of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant will have to quench their thirst with just a few still images released from the film’s Twitter account yesterday. One image shows Michael Fassbender, as one of his characters, dressed in all white sitting at a piano; another shows some of the blood that we’ve come to love from this series covering the inner walls of the ship.

The film’s plot synopsis reads:  “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 (Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.”

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New Movie Poster and Release Date Unveiled for Alien: Covenant

For fans of the Alien franchise eagerly anticipating another chapter in the futuristic saga, your wait time has just been reduced.  In addition to debuting a new movie poster featuring the iconic, shadowy image of a xenomorph, producers of Alien: Covenant announced on Wednesday that the film’s release date has been moved up three whole months.  The sequel to 2012’s Prometheus (and second prequel to the original lineage of films), Covenant is now set to hit theaters on May 19, 2017.

Moving the premiere up to that date will put Alien: Covenant in direct competition with the Warner Brothers’ horror film Annabelle 2, which is expected to draw large audiences to the theaters.  The newest Alien entry has several key factors in its favor, however.  The new poster, which was released for the first time in conjunction with the release date update, features the recognizable face of the alien creature itself amidst a dark and unsettling background.  Depicting the creature up front sets the upcoming film apart from its predecessor Prometheus, which took a more indirect approach in its link to the Alien franchise.  More importantly, legendary director Ridley Scott, who directed the original 1979 film as well as the 2012 prequel, returns to the big chair to helm Covenant.

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Latest News on the ALIEN Franchise: April 26th ALIEN DAY

24 Hour Fan-Focused Social Media Event to Launch in Celebration of AlienDay426

 

Dark Horse Comics, Funko, NECA, Sideshow Collectibles, Audible, Titan Books, Zen Studios and more than a Dozen other Partners Join Forces to Mark ALIEN DAY on Planet Earth

 

Reebok to Release Exact Replica of the ALIEN Stompers worn by   Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley

 

Nationwide Screening Returns One of the Most Iconic Film Franchises   to Theaters Across the Country

 

Los Angeles, CA (March 29, 2016) – Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced today an out-of-this-world global celebration of the ALIEN franchise culminating with a special 24 hour, fan-focused social media event on April 26th – a nod to LV-426, the planet from the iconic ALIEN films. ALIEN DAY (#AlienDay426) to encompass a wide range of executions including nationwide screenings, never-before-seen consumer product activations and the kickoff of the ALIEN: Ultimate Trivia Challenge, allowing fans to test their ALIEN knowledge – with the chance to win memorable prizes every 42.6 minutes on Twitter.

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