Alien Day returns today, April 26 (a nod to planet LV-426 from the iconic Alien films), as the countdown continues for Alien: Covenant, releasing in theaters May 19, 2017. Watch the Alien: Covenant cast members Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, and Jussie Smollett as they join fan-focused festivities including a live-streamed Q&A. There will also be an interactive trivia challenge on AlienUniverse.com as well as worldwide screenings of the 1979 film Alien, with exclusive screenings in the U.S. on Regal RPX screens. Tune into the live stream at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.
The film also received an R rating from the MPAA today for “sci-fi violence, bloody images, language and some sexuality/nudity.”
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Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with Alien: Covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
Alien: Covenant stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby, and James Franco.
Jack Paglen (Transcendence) and Michael Green (Green Lantern) provided the Alien: Covenant screenplay.