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Ridley Scott’s Anicipated Alien: Covenant Receives Title Treatment and Synopsis

Ridley Scott is officially returning to the universe he created in his Oscar-winning sci-fi film, ‘Alien.’ The filmmaker is set to helm and produce the anticipated second chapter in his prequel trilogy that began with 2012’s ‘Prometheus.’ The next directorial effort for ‘The Martian’ helmer has received an official title, title treatment, synopsis and release date, one of its production companies, 20th Century Fox, has confirmed.

The follow-up to ‘Prometheus’ has officially been named ‘Alien: Covenant,’ and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. The director-producer’s next installment in the acclaimed series is set to begin filming in February, and will be released in theaters everywhere on October 6, 2017.

20th Century Fox has released the following synopsis for ‘Alien: Covenant’:

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.

The following title treatment for ‘Alien: Covenant’ has also been released by 20th Century Fox:

Ridley Scott's Anicipated Alien: Covenant Receives Title Treatment and Synopsis

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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