Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

Arts and Entertainment

Everyone Is Happy & Chestburster-Free In 'Alien: Covenant' Prologue Clip

022317aliens1.jpg
LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

The first two films in the Alien franchise are stone cold classics of the sci-fi/horror/action genres, movies that have been so absorbed into our culture that imitators abound. The rest of the films in the series have been something of a mixed bag, but even if Prometheus suffered form a serious case of stupidity syndrome, it was still a gorgeous film that made me want to see Ridley Scott dive back into this universe.

And he's doing just that with Alien: Covenant, which will be released on May 19th. But before then, you can better get to know the new crew (including android Michael Fassbender, James Franco, Danny McBride, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, and our new favorite action star, Amy Seimetz) before all the shit hits the fan (and the alien shower sex starts getting wild). Watch below as the crew, which is made up of all couples, has one last joyous meal before entering into cryosleep.

In addition to Fassbender, who played a different android in Prometheus, a few other cast members from that film are reportedly making appearances (including Noomi Rapace and Guy Pearce). Here's the official description of the new movie:

Support for LAist comes from
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, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

And watch the red band trailer below (featuring the aforementioned shower alien fun times):