Happy Alien Day one and all, and to celebrate, the kind folks at 20th Century Fox UK have provided us with a real treat in the form of The Crossing – a short prologue to the forthcoming Alien: Covenant.
Directed and introduced by Sir Ridley Scott himself, the new short film takes place after Prometheus, revealing what happened to Michael Fassebender’s David, and Noomi Rapace’s Dr. Elizabeth Shaw. Check it out below…
The Crossing, an official prologue short to Alien: Covenant, reveals what happened to crew members Dr. Elizabeth Shaw and the synthetic David after the events of Prometheus. Set aboard an abandoned Engineer vessel, Dr. Shaw repairs David as they continue their search for humanity’s creators.
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.
The film storms into UK cinemas in IMAX on 12th May.