Alien Covenant 2017 is an American science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, with a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen. The film is a sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus, the second installment in the Alien prequel series, and the sixth installment overall in the Alien film series, as well as the third directed by Scott. The film stars Michael Fassbinder, Katherine Waters ton, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo and Deming Birch, and follows the crew of a ship who land on an uncharted planet and make a terrifying discovery.
Alien: Covenant premiered in London on May 4, 2017 and was released in the United States on May 19, 2017.The film received generally positive reviews, with most critics praising Fassbender’s dual performance, and noting it as a return to form for both director Ridley Scott and the franchise. It has grossed $117 million worldwide.In a prologue Peter Wayland speaks with his newly-activated eight-generation synthetic, who selects the name “David” after looking at a replica of Michelangelo’s statue of the same name. Wayland tells David that one day they will search for mankind’s creator together. Origae-6, with two thousand colonists and a thousand embryos on board.
The ship is monitored by Walter, a newer synthetic physically resembling the earlier David model.A neutrino burst hits the ship, killing some colonists; Walter orders the computer to wake the crew from stasis, but the ship’s captain, Brandon, dies when his pod malfunctions. As the crew repairs the damage to the ship, they pick up a radio transmission from a nearby unknown planet. Against the objections of Daniels, Brandon’s wife, succeeding captain Oram decides to investigate, as the planet appears to be even better suited for colonization than Origae-6 and the crew is reluctant to return to their stasis pods after witnessing their captain’s demise.
|Directed by:-||Ridley Scott|
|Produced by:-||Ridley Scott|
|Edited by:-||Pietro Scalia|
|Running time:-||123 minutes|