WHO’S IN IT?
Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs), Katherine Waterston (Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Billy Crudup (Spotlight), Danny McBride (Tropic Thunder), Demián Bichir (A Better Life), Carmen Ejogo (Selma), Amy Seimetz (The Myth of the American Sleepover), Jussie Smollett (The Mighty Ducks), Callie Hernandez (La La Land), Nathaniel Dean (Somersault), Alexander England (Gods of Egypt), Benjamin Rigby (Lion), James Franco (127 Hours), Tess Haubrich (The Wolverine), Uli Latukefu (Marco Polo), Javier Botet (Mama), Noomi Rapace (Prometheus), Guy Pearce (Memento)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ridley Scott (Prometheus), director, producer; John Logan (Skyfall) and Dante Harper (film debut), writers; Mark Huffam (The Martian) and Michael Schaefer (Exodus: Gods and Kings), producers; Jed Kurzel (Assassin’s Creed), composer; Dariusz Wolski (The Counsellor), cinematographer; Pietro Scalia (Gladiator), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Some years after the doomed voyage of the spaceship Prometheus, the crew of the colony ship Covenant happen upon a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, which looks and feels like an uncharted paradise. However, it is also home to David (Fassbender), the surviving android from the Prometheus mission, and also to a host of terrifying, deadly extra-terrestrial creatures that begin to hunt the crew…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Ridley Scott may have divided audiences with his 2012 Alien prequel Prometheus, but his new follow-up hopes to put the franchise back on track with a film that’s darker and scarier than ever before.