For some reason, the first thought of the morning was “What if Gilligan found a crashed alien spaceship on the island and got face-hugged?” Who wouldn’t watch the heck out of that episode? The good money is on Mary Ann to be the sole survivor. In other Alien news, director Ridley Scott‘s Alien Covenant production has released a cast photo which you can check out below.
Note the Hula dancer on the table. A nice nod to the first movie. Yes, that is James Franco in the middle as Branson. That’s the first real look we’ve had of the actor on set, there was a brief flash of him in the trailer. This week’s episode of Legion (Wednesday, Feb 22nd) will feature a sneak peek at Alien Covenant.
Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.