ABOUT THE MOVIE
PrometheusNot yet rated
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.
STARRING:Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce
WHO WILL DIG IT?
Sci-fi fanatics who have been buzzing about this film for months will be the first in line, followed by an extensive army of people looking for summer thrills.
THREE GOOD REASONS
- 1It is the much-anticipated pseudo-prequel to "Alien." ("Pseudo" because the filmmakers have shied away from using the term, but have admitted it takes place "in the same universe" as "Alien.")
- 2Its authenticity: Other than the original, "Prometheus" is the only other "Alien" film in the entire franchise directed by Ridley Scott.
- 3The cast: Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba and Guy Pearce!? Talk about a dream team.
BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW
The robots' names in the series are in alphabetical order, according to film release dates: Ash is in "Alien" (1979), Bishop is in "Aliens" (1986) and Alien 3 (1992), Call is in "Alien: Resurrection" (1997) and now David, played by Michael Fassbender, is in "Prometheus."