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!
playing dual roles as David [from Prometheus] *and* Walter, a newer android model.
 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 eight 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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