20th Century Fox has changed the release date for Ridley Scott’s original sci-fi film Prometheus. Heat Vision confirms that the project, originally slated for a March 9th release, will now hit theaters on June 8th, 2012. Although details regarding the film are currently sparse, we do know that Damon Lindelof (Lost, Cowboys & Aliens) is currently re-working the script with Scott and that Noomi Rapace is set to star in the summer tentpole.
For the sake of context, it’s important to mention that news of Prometheus‘ release date change comes not far removed from Disney’s announcement that its John Carter of Mars adaptation is now set for a March 9th release. As for Scott, in addition to Prometheus, it was reported earlier today that he and brother Tony are using their Scott Free moniker to produce a 1960s period television series entitled The Drivers. For more on that project, hit the jump.