“Alien: Covenant 2” is supposed to answer important questions – and close the gap between “Prometheus” and “Alien”!
Slowly but surely we are getting closer to the groundbreaking original from 1979: After the prequels “Prometheus” and “Alien: Covenant”, it’s not such a big leap to “Alien”! But an open question still needs to be clarified …
With “Alien – The uncanny creature from a strange world”, Ridley Scott created one of the best science fiction films of all time in 1979. This was followed by three sequels by other directors (James Cameron, David Fincher, Jean-Pierre Jeunet) and of very different quality …
More than 30 years after the original, Ridley Scott took matters into his own hands again in 2012 to fathom the history of the sci-fi horror classic with “Prometheus – Dark Characters”. However, the bridge to “Alien” should not be built with the first prequel – further planned parts should take care of that.
It continues after “Alien: Covenant”
After the mixed reaction from fans and critics to “Prometheus” and the financially disappointing box-office performance of “Alien: Covenant”, it was first in the stars whether and how things should go on with the franchise – especially Studio 20th Century Fox was also taken over by the competitor Disney in this phase.
But in the meantime fans of Ridley Scott’s comprehensive “Alien” vision can breathe a sigh of relief: The mastermind in the row can still build his bridge to the original in “Alien: Covenant 2” or “Prometheus 3” despite all the setbacks.
But meanwhile fans of Ridley Scott’s comprehensive “Alien” vision can breathe a sigh of relief:
That’s what “Alien: Covenant 2” is about
As early as 2019, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Ridley Scott explained how he would like to continue in “Alien: Covenant 2”: “Since I made the first film, I’ve always had to think about it: Why would you create such a creature in the first place? And why was she traveling in a spaceship that I’ve always seen as a warship and that has a whole load of these eggs on board? “
Back in 2019, Ridley Scott los movies in an interview with the Los Angeles Times how he would like to continue in “Alien: Covenant 2”:
Ridley Scott already provides the answer to the first question in “Alien: Covenant”, because in it Android David 8 (Michael Fassbender) creates the iconic Xenomorphs known from “Alien” and its successors. Scott owes us the answer to the second question – and there is every reason to believe that he is saving the answer to this question for “Alien: Covenant 2”.
Scott owes us the answer to the second question – and there is every reason to believe that he is saving the answer to this question for “Alien: Covenant 2”.
Finally, in the same interview, he continues: “What was the purpose of the spaceship and what was the purpose of the eggs? That’s the big question. Who, why and for what purpose? That’s the plan for the next film. “
A start date for “Alien: Covenant 2” has not yet been set. However, we expect a release of the film no earlier than 2022
A start date for “Alien: Covenant 2” has not yet been set.
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