New Images from Ridley Scott’s PROMETHEUS

     November 22, 2011

Director Ridley Scott’s sci-fi pic Prometheus has been shrouded in mystery for some time now, with only one image released and no footage shown to the general public (we got a peek at a sizzle-reel/trailer at Comic-Con). However, all that’s about to change as the first crop of actor-revealing images appear in this week’s EW. We get a look at stars Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in spacesuits on an unknown planet, a gigantic head statue, and what look to be primitive forms of the eggs seen in Alien. We also get a peek at Charlize Theron and Idris Elba.

Long said to be a prequel to Scott’s sci-fi/horror classic Alien, the director recently revealed that the last eight minutes of Prometheus will “evolve into a pretty good DNA of the Alien one.” With these images getting released this week, a trailer can’t be far behind. I loved what I saw at Comic-Con (it’s much more in the vein of a horror drama like Alien than a bang ‘em up action picture), so I’m very much looking forward to this one. Prometheus opens in 3D on June 8th, 2012.

Here are the scans from EW (via Shock Till You Drop and Bloody Disgusting):

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