Plot details have finally been revealed for Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant,’ which is the second of the ‘Alien Prequel movies.
The synopsis, which was revealed by 20th Century Fox sees the return of Michael Fassbender’s android, but no sign of Noomi Repace’s explorer Elizabeth Shaw.
The synopsis reads:
“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.”
‘Alien: Covenant’ will open in May 2017.