20th Century Fox just debuted an official prologue video to Alien: Covenant. The nearly five minute video features the crew of the Covenant having a good time, partying, and enjoying one final meal together before slipping into cryosleep. The special introductory video was directed by Luke Scott and stars James Franco, Danny McBride, Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, and Demián Bichir.
The cast of Alien: Covenant directed by Ridley Scott also includes Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby. Fox is planning a May 19, 2017 theatrical release for the sci-fi thriller.
The Plot: Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.