Prometheus Theatrical Trailer

Is Ridley Scott's Latest an 'Alien' Prequel?

March 19, 2012 by

With fans infuriated with Mass Effect 3‘s ending, sci-fi’s next great hope comes in the form of legendary director Ridley Scott’s latest film. With the plot still a big mystery, Scott’s upcoming Prometheus just seems to get better and better looking the more we see of it. Whether it’s a prequel to Alien or not, the latest trailer for Prometheus looks amazing and gives even more reason to get hyped for one of our most anticipated films of the year when it’s released this June. Check out the latest official synopsis with the full HD trailer below:

In the distant future, two superpowers control Earth and fight each other for all the solar system’s natural resources. When one side dispatches a team to a distant planet to terraform it for human colonization, the team discovers an indigenous race of bio-mechanoid killers.

Ridley Scott, director of ‘Alien’ and ‘Blade Runner,’ returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Special thanks to turtle. for the trailer tip!