20th Century Fox has released the long awaited Alien: Covenant trailer packed with thrills, chills, and a downright terrifying Xenomorph on the loose. Director Ridley Scott’s Prometheus follow-up looks promising to say the least. The film tracks the crew of the colony ship Covenant as they discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dangerous world filled with horrors you hope only to see in your worst nightmares.
Also, be sure to check out a cool five-minute prologue for Alien: Covenant directed by Ridley Scott’s son, Luke, called Last Supper. This fun little video introduces you to the ship’s crew and gives you a dose of their personalities and how well they might mesh together in the cold darkness of space.
The film stars Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby, and James Franco. Alien: Covenant opens in theaters on May 19th.
Here’s the official synopsis for Alien: Covenant:
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.