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Alien: Covenant Synopsis

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus -- and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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Alien: Covenant Ending - What It Means And What Might Come Next Alien: Covenant Ending - What It Means And What Might Come Next

Alien: Covenant's ending looks to be the summer's first big conversation piece. We break down the big mystery, and what it could mean for the Alien series, inside.

Alien: Covenant Ending - What It Means And What Might Come Next

One Huge Alien Mystery Alien: Covenant Managed To Solve One Huge Alien Mystery Alien: Covenant Managed To Solve

Without a doubt, Alien: Covenant raises more questions than it answers, but the film did manage to deliver a definitive answer to a question that has been on fans' minds since 1979. One huge mystery has finally been solved.

One Huge Alien Mystery Alien: Covenant Managed To Solve

Why Alien: Covenant Didn't Do All That Great At The Box Office Why Alien: Covenant Didn't Do All That Great At The Box Office

The dust has settled on the weekend box office and it looks like Alien: Covenant has successfully taken home the crown. However, it did so in fairly unspectacular fashion.

Why Alien: Covenant Didn't Do All That Great At The Box Office

The Alien: Covenant Character Who Originally Had A Much Larger Role The Alien: Covenant Character Who Originally Had A Much Larger Role

Alien: Covenant has a pretty big cast, and it's no spoiler to say that not all of them make it to the end of the movie. One actor, however, was originally going to have a much larger role, and this is what ended up happening.

The Alien: Covenant Character Who Originally Had A Much Larger Role

One Cool Improv Katherine Waterston Slipped Into A Key Alien: Covenant Action Scene One Cool Improv Katherine Waterston Slipped Into A Key Alien: Covenant Action Scene

Alien: Covenant's climactic battle is incredibly technical, but Katherine Waterston was able to incorporate one really cool improvisation into the sequence. Here's what happened.

One Cool Improv Katherine Waterston Slipped Into A Key Alien: Covenant Action Scene

Could The Alien: Covenant Cast Return For Another Film? Here’s What One Actor Said Could The Alien: Covenant Cast Return For Another Film? Here’s What One Actor Said

Could our favorite characters from Alien: Covenant make their way into another entry in the film's franchise? Danny McBride has some strong thoughts on that possibility, and you can read them inside.

Could The Alien: Covenant Cast Return For Another Film? Here’s What One Actor Said

What You Need To Remember From Prometheus Before You See Alien: Covenant What You Need To Remember From Prometheus Before You See Alien: Covenant

It's probably been awhile since you've seen Prometheus, and whether you like it or not, there's some links between that film and Alien: Covenant. Get the vital information you need, without sitting through 2+ hours of movie, here.

What You Need To Remember From Prometheus Before You See Alien: Covenant

How Alien: Covenant Pulled Off Those Amazing Twin Michael Fassbender Scenes How Alien: Covenant Pulled Off Those Amazing Twin Michael Fassbender Scenes

Alien: Covenant is chock full of some awesome camera tricks, but the way in which Ridley Scott managed to get Michael Fassbender in two places at once -- on numerous occasions -- is truly fascinating.

How Alien: Covenant Pulled Off Those Amazing Twin Michael Fassbender Scenes

Why Scaring The Crap Out Of Audiences Is The Hardest Thing To Do, According To Ridley Scott Why Scaring The Crap Out Of Audiences Is The Hardest Thing To Do, According To Ridley Scott

Although he makes it look easy, Alien: Covenant director Ridley Scott seems to think that scaring audiences is the hardest part of being a director. Here's why.

Why Scaring The Crap Out Of Audiences Is The Hardest Thing To Do, According To Ridley Scott

The Worst Parts Of Playing A Xenomorph In Alien The Worst Parts Of Playing A Xenomorph In Alien

It's not just superhero movies that feature characters with uncomfortable costumes. Honestly.

The Worst Parts Of Playing A Xenomorph In Alien

How The Audience For Alien Movies Has Changed Since 1979, According To Ridley Scott How The Audience For Alien Movies Has Changed Since 1979, According To Ridley Scott

CinemaBlend recently asked Ridley Scott how audiences have evolved since the first Alien film debuted in 1979. Here's how he thinks they have changed.

How The Audience For Alien Movies Has Changed Since 1979, According To Ridley Scott

Why The Xenomorphs Are CGI, According To Ridley Scott Why The Xenomorphs Are CGI, According To Ridley Scott

While the Xenomorph's roots began in practical affects, Scott recently revealed how the use of CGI has factored into the creature's likeness.

Why The Xenomorphs Are CGI, According To Ridley Scott

How Much Fox Is Spending Trying To Get You To See Alien: Covenant How Much Fox Is Spending Trying To Get You To See Alien: Covenant

20th Century Fox has been spending a ridiculous amount on advertising for Alien: Covenant.

How Much Fox Is Spending Trying To Get You To See Alien: Covenant

Watch Our Facebook Live With The Cast Of Alien: Covenant Watch Our Facebook Live With The Cast Of Alien: Covenant

We had several when we hosted Danny McBride, Billy Crudup and Jussie Smollett at the Facebook Media Center in New York City for an exclusive chat between the Alien: Covenant cast and CinemaBlend. Did you miss it? You can watch the whole thing right now.

Watch Our Facebook Live With The Cast Of Alien: Covenant

Danny McBride Made Stand By Me 2 As A Kid And The Plot Was Great Danny McBride Made Stand By Me 2 As A Kid And The Plot Was Great

Danny McBride, he of Eastbound and Down and the upcoming Alien: Covenant, admitted that he filmed an unofficial Stand By Me 2 when he was a kid, experimenting with film, and described it as such.

Danny McBride Made Stand By Me 2 As A Kid And The Plot Was Great

From A To Xenomorph: The 14 Different Creatures In The Alien Franchise From A To Xenomorph: The 14 Different Creatures In The Alien Franchise

The Xenomorph from the Alien films is one of the most iconic movie monsters out there, so with Alien: Covenant right around the corner, here's a refresher course on all the different types of the heartless killing machine that we have seen over the years.

From A To Xenomorph: The 14 Different Creatures In The Alien Franchise

Rick And Morty's Alien Crossover Is Practically Perfect Rick And Morty's Alien Crossover Is Practically Perfect

Rick and Morty have officially crossed over with the Alien franchise, and the results are absolutely amazing. Take a look.

Rick And Morty's Alien Crossover Is Practically Perfect

Why Ridley Scott Makes Mysterious Alien Short Films Between His Alien Movies Why Ridley Scott Makes Mysterious Alien Short Films Between His Alien Movies

CinemaBlend recently asked Ridley Scott why he makes those awesome viral short films to promote the release of his Alien movies. Here's what he had to say about the marketing strategy.

Why Ridley Scott Makes Mysterious Alien Short Films Between His Alien Movies

Why Ridley Scott Changed His Mind And Brought The Xenomorph Back Why Ridley Scott Changed His Mind And Brought The Xenomorph Back

After teasing the origins of the famous xenomorph at the end of Prometheus, Ridley Scott said he was done with the character. However, with Alien: Covenant the creature is back in a big way.

Why Ridley Scott Changed His Mind And Brought The Xenomorph Back

This Rotten Week: Predicting Alien: Covenant, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 4, And Everything, Everything Reviews This Rotten Week: Predicting Alien: Covenant, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 4, And Everything, Everything Reviews

There's a little something for everybody coming out this week, as the sci-fi crowd, kids and young adults all get a taste of something on the big screen. Soon coming to a theater near you we have Alien: Covenant, Diary of the Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul and Everything, Everything. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!

This Rotten Week: Predicting Alien: Covenant, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid 4, And Everything, Everything Reviews

One Important Lesson Danny McBride Will Take From Alien To Halloween One Important Lesson Danny McBride Will Take From Alien To Halloween

Alien: Covenant apparently taught Danny McBride one critical lesson about horror filmmaking that he will bring to the new Halloween. This is what he had to say about the experience of working with Sir Ridley Scott.

One Important Lesson Danny McBride Will Take From Alien To Halloween

Every Alien Film, Ranked By Greatness Every Alien Film, Ranked By Greatness

Is it James Cameron, Sir Ridley Scott, or even David Fincher's installment that comes out on top?

Every Alien Film, Ranked By Greatness

Ridley Scott May Not Make As Many Alien Sequels As We Thought Ridley Scott May Not Make As Many Alien Sequels As We Thought

When Ridley Scott got back into the Alien franchise with Prometheus he made it sound like he was going to continue making these movies until the end of time. Maybe not so much.

Ridley Scott May Not Make As Many Alien Sequels As We Thought

When The Next Alien Movie Will Film, According To Ridley Scott When The Next Alien Movie Will Film, According To Ridley Scott

With Prometheus, Ridley Scott dipped his toe back into the Alien franchise. Now, he's about to jump in with both feet thanks to Alien: Covenant. What's more, the director is already planning yet another entry in the franchise.

When The Next Alien Movie Will Film, According To Ridley Scott

One Thing That Sucks About Being A Director, According To Ridley Scott One Thing That Sucks About Being A Director, According To Ridley Scott

Alien: Covenant's Sir Ridley Scott has revealed the one big problem that he has with directing. Read his thoughts ahead.

One Thing That Sucks About Being A Director, According To Ridley Scott

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson School Guardians 2 And Alien: Covenant Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson School Guardians 2 And Alien: Covenant

Neil deGrasse Tyson tearing into the scientific inaccuracies of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant is something every science geek should see.

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson School Guardians 2 And Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant Just Dropped A Super Creepy Clip Alien: Covenant Just Dropped A Super Creepy Clip

This new Alien: Covenant clip is just what we need to get revved up for Ridley Scott's return to the saga of the Xenomorphs. Also, it's pretty creeptastic, if you ask us. But watch for yourself.

Alien: Covenant Just Dropped A Super Creepy Clip

Alien: Covenant Has Screened, Here's What People Think Alien: Covenant Has Screened, Here's What People Think

Alien: Covenant burst into living color for its global premiere last night. But what did people think? Read on to see some reactions to last night's big event.

Alien: Covenant Has Screened, Here's What People Think

Every Way A Xenomorph Can Kill You In The Alien Movies Every Way A Xenomorph Can Kill You In The Alien Movies

Alien's Xenomorph is one of the most terrifying movie creatures of all time. Here are all of the gruesome ways that the monster can kill you.

Every Way A Xenomorph Can Kill You In The Alien Movies

Mythbusters' Adam Savage Toured The Set Of Alien: Covenant, And It's Wonderful Mythbusters' Adam Savage Toured The Set Of Alien: Covenant, And It's Wonderful

A video of Adam Savage touring the set of Alien: Covenant has made its way online, and it's everything we could ever want from the former Mythbusters host. Check it out!

Mythbusters' Adam Savage Toured The Set Of Alien: Covenant, And It's Wonderful

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