Images From Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus' Comic-Con Footage Leak

by Kevin Jagernauth
August 1, 2011 12:49 PM
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Comic-Con wrapped up over a week ago so we're kind of surprised it's taken this long for this to happen, but some pretty grainy, lo-res but no less intriguing snaps from the "Prometheus" footage shown in San Diego have made it to the web, providing us our first look at Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace and Idris Elba in the film.

Script Flags (via STYD) claim the pictures contain "explicit details & spoilers" but that's not entirely true. Scott and the rest of the cast and crew have been tremendously tightlipped about the "Alien" universe flick and we're pretty sure whatever Ridley Scott showed in San Diego was just a tease of what's to come, and not some kind of movie spoiling moment. That said, if you'd rather remain in the dark as to the look of the film, you might just want to stop reading here. However, is this likely a taste of the teaser trailer we're likely to get this fall? Yeah, probably.

As you already known, plot details are pretty much unknown, however Theron did reveal her character is the head of Weyland-Yutani aka The Company and she looks particularly steely here. Rapace looks like she's bringing some of her 'Dragon Tattoo' steez to Scott's film and Fassbender appears to have joined Daft Punk.

The 3D film is shooting in both PG-13 and R-rated versions with a decision to be made later as to which version will hit theaters and all will be revealed on June 8, 2012.










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4 Comments

  • Lee | August 20, 2011 8:32 AMReply

    If anyone can pull this off Ridley can. If this and the proposed Blade Runner sequel can have the same atmosphere and visuals of the original films then they can only be something we can hope to get.

  • Josh Miller | August 11, 2011 3:07 AMReply

    I'm going to have to be reeeaallly picky about this upcoming prequel. "Alien" is my favorite movie of all time (seriously, it beats anything you try throwing at me) so in order for Scott and his gang to pull off a true prequel...it will mean taking the essence of "Alien"'s cinematography, pace, screenplay originality, design, and sound...and making an experience that will make ANY "Alien" fan believe that it is an experience that preceded 1979's masterpiece.

    So, Ridley.....ya got what it takes????

  • knownunknown | August 2, 2011 10:14 AMReply

    These images look great, it looks like Scott did an update of the Alien set designs and the cast is great. I wonder how long we'll have to wait for the trailer to appear online.

  • Mark | August 1, 2011 1:14 AMReply

    WOW. Even in lo-res this looks amazing. Can't wait!

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