Holy Fork, Santa Just Dropped the Alien: Covenant Trailer Down Our Virtual Chimney!

You guys, Ridley Scott just helped Santa deliver the best every Christmas present we — and Elizabeth Shaw — could’ve wished for, and after first viewing, I feel all …

This is everything we wanted Prometheus to be (and more). Check it:

I suppose Dr. Shaw will show up somewhere near Covenant‘s final act, only to discover another crew has been destroyed by what humanity’s makers created. The story takes place on a purportedly deserted — other than Fassbender’s re-capitated android (who’s listed as

Spoiler!
 planet, discovered by the Covenant crew. How all the bits will jigsaw together remain to be seen, but what I’m focused on now is that we’re back to those Alien roots. Even with the familiarities of facehuggers and chest back-bursting creatures, this feels like a new chapter. I don’t know about you, but I simply cannot wait to turn the next page.

Alien:  Covenant stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Noomi Rapace, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, Demián Bichir, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo, Callie Hernandez, Alexander England, James Franco, and Jussie Smollett. It hits theaters May 19, 2017.

 

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis has been writing about the entertainment industry for ​over seven years, and is the ​Editor-in-Chief at Oohlo, where she muses over television, movies, and pop culture. Previous Senior News Editor at Pajiba, and published at BUST.

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  • HasenKlub

    The only reaction I can muster at this point…
    https://media.giphy.com/media/py5xtaOfpNt3G/giphy.gif

  • emmalita

    It looks like humans will continue to do dumb shit with things they don’t understand! Yay!

    Not being sarcastic.

    • HasenKlub

      What I want to know is, who’s got time to bang in the shower if there are xenomorphs running around?

      • emmalita

        Where are your priorities? There is always time for a shower bang. The xenomorphs can wait!

  • MissAmynae

    To quote the husband, an Alien superfan who loved Prometheus: “Holy F&^%ing Shit. Can we buy tickets now?”