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'Prometheus 2': Noomi Rapace Has Been In Script Talks With Ridley Scott

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Prometheus—it was one of the most highly-anticipated films of 2012, seeing as how it was a Ridley Scott-directed prequel to his sci-fi horror classic, Alien.  In the end, it became one of the more controversial films of the year in terms of its reception, as the film—for the most part—fell far short of expectations and ended on a jarring and ambiguous...

New 'Prometheus' Viral Ad Hints That Something Is Happening On October 11,...

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Oh, for crying out loud—look, Prometheus, we get it: viral marketing is a fascinating tool that can expand the fictional universe in which a film takes place, and it’s a savvy way to advertise said film.  That said, Prometheus came very close to ratcheting things up to overkill levels with multiple viral ads; and now, despite the fact that Prometheus has already...

New 'Prometheus' Featurette Focuses On The Ship, Features All-New Footage

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With a week and a half left before the film’s U.S. premiere, Prometheus just can’t help but release yet another featurette on the film, this time concerning the titular spacecraft that gives the movie its name.  Featuring about a minute of all-new (and, admittedly, pretty cool) footage, the featurette tells us a lot about the ship and the technology of the fictional year 2089. ...

'Blade Runner' Sequel May Include Harrison Ford After All

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As we've previously reported, Ridley Scott has been planning on following up his Alien-connected new film Prometheus with a sequel to his other hugely-successful sci-fi classic, Blade Runner.  Now, despite the fact that it was denied in February, Scott has hinted that Harrison Ford will make a return in the new film (but won’t be starring). Read on for more after...

Even The Posters For 'Prometheus' Are Spoiler-Heavy Now

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Until very recently, part of the fun of Prometheus’ ad campaign was just how ambiguous the marketing was for Ridley Scott’s semi-prequel to his 1979 classic, Alien.  Was it a true prequel?  Would it connect directly to the beginnings of Alien?  And so on.  And then, unfortunately, came the spoilers.  In April, we received a three-minute trailer of pure...

Ridley Scott Talks 'Prometheus' Plot, Mysterious 'Blade Runner' Sequel

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After leaving sci-fi behind 30 years ago with Blade Runner, Ridley Scott is returning to the genre with his highly anticipated Prometheus.  The film, which takes place in the same fictional universe as his film Alien (or, as Scott puts it, “once you start into the evolution of the story, it moves so far away from Alien that there’s only...

Yet Another 'Prometheus' Viral Ad Features Noomi Rapace Begging For Help...

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While Prometheus is still one of our most anticipated films of the summer, Ridley Scott’s “it is but it isn’t” prequel to his 1979 classic, Alien, has been laying it on a little thick with the marketing lately.  One of the primary appeals of Prometheus thus far has been its sense of creepy mystery; unfortunately, a great deal of the...

17 New 'Prometheus' Pictures Feature Alien World, Haunted Crew

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It seems like every day there’s been a new bit of media released to promote The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, The Amazing Spider-Man, or Prometheus as the Big Summer Film of 2012.  Today, it’s once again Prometheus’ turn, with Entertainment Weekly releasing 17—count ‘em, 17!—new photos from the filming of...

Latest 'Prometheus' Featurette Talks Aliens (Not 'Alien')

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Prometheus may be R rated, but it's gunning to be one of the big event films of the summer, and the advertising and viral videos are now hitting the frequency of Avengers material. Perhaps it's a winning strategy. The latest from the Prometheus cast and crew concerns extra terrestrials. An interesting word...

'Prometheus' Has Killed Any Chance For 'At The Mountains Of Madness,' Says...

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After 2008’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army, director Guillermo Del Toro's next project was set to be the ambitious cinematic adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, a 1936 novella about human scientists discovering evidence of ancient alien civilizations visiting Earth.  Unfortunately, Universal cancelled the project,...

New 'Prometheus' Trailer Features Three Minutes Of Heavy Spoilers

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Welcome to the exact moment when Ridley Scott’s upcoming Prometheus ceased to be the ambiguous sci-fi mystery of the summer, and revealed just about every possible plot spoiler pertaining to its Alien prequel-dom that it seemingly possibly could.  Thanks to a just-released international trailer, we now have three full minutes that basically lay...

New 'Prometheus' Viral Ad Features Michael Fassbender's Android Infomercial...

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Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is currently running neck and neck (or space helmet and bat-cowl, if you like) with The Dark Knight Rises for the title of Most Mysterious Action Film of Summer 2012.  More and more plot elements, both leaked and featured in the excellently spooky trailer, indicate that Prometheus is a full-on prequel to Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror...

WonderCon 2012: Ridley Scott Premieres New IMAX Trailer For 'Prometheus'

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There are any number of reasons to want to be at the WonderCon in Anaheim this weekend: the bevy of comic book writers and artists in attendance, the sneak peeks at new TV shows (like this one for The Secret Circle),  hobnobbing with fellow pop culture nerds, you name it.  That said, there is one reason above all others—to view the IMAX trailer for Ridley Scott’s...

Top 10 Robots in Movies

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Robots! Despite cinema telling us over and over that once we build them, they'll become our mechanized overlords, hell-bent on wiping out humanity -- we can't shake them. It’d still be really cool to have them around to do the dishes, our homework, vacuum, and pay our bills now and again. Right? Our fascination with robots have long been a subject of film, and here at ScreenCrave, we've...

Top Five Worst Horror Sequels

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With the release of Scream 4, this weekend we will surely see some debate about what are the best and worst Scream sequels. In the scheme of things, Scream only has four movies, which in a horror franchise is small potatoes - if a horror film works it usually gets a numbers of sequels and nowadays reboots (and...

Noomi Rapace Cast in Ridley Scott's Prometheus, Will Contain 'Alien'...

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Over the past year we've been wondering when Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox would finally announce the lead for his Alien prequel Prometheus. Well, the wait is finally over! The director and the studio have confirmed that Swedish actress Noomi Rapace (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) has landed the lead in the...

James Franco, Anne Hathaway Could Star in Alien Prequel

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Can we just nail down a lead for the Alien prequel already? It seems that a new potential star appears in the news every week and this one is no different. According to a report from Bloody Disgusting, James Franco and Anne Hathaway have both been added to the list of candidates to star in the new Ridley Scott film. We can put them alongside the other 2,945 actors who...

Fox Likes Damon Lindelof's Alien Script, Natalie Portman to Star?

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Screenwriter Damon Lindelof ("Lost") has turned in his script for Ridley Scott's upcoming Alien prequel, and the suits love it! They really, really love it! Coming from the heads of 20th Century Fox that's not really saying much because they've let some pretty sh*tty movies slip through the cracks but we're trying to stay positive. More on the plot...

Noomi Rapace Up for the Lead in Alien Prequel?

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Noomi Rapace continues her invasion of Hollywood with another potential project. A few weeks ago we learned that she was cast as the female lead in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes 2, now there's word that she might be in the running for Ridley Scott's upcoming Alien prequel. The last time we checked Gemma Arterton was...