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20th Century Fox will not be showing an Alien: Covenant trailer at Comic-Con this year.

20th Century Fox will not be showing an Alien: Covenant trailer at Comic-Con this year.

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Unfortunately, 20th Century Fox have decided to withdraw themselves from this year's San Diego Comic-Con presentations, which means no Alien: Covenant teaser trailer.

According to a fresh report from The Wrap, Fox have decided not to preview any exclusive footage from the Prometheus sequel to attendees of the convention's popular Hall H event because of potential piracy concerns. Every year studios unveil upcoming projects to eager fans through the Hall H event at San Diego Comic-Con exclusively, but recently the footage shown during these events seem to leak out online within days of its unveiling. This, of course is extremely frustrating for studios.

With so much secrecy and anticipation for Alien: Covenant currently building, it comes as no surprise that Fox would rather wait and preview high quality footage to its massive fan base, rather than risk a low quality rip leaking out online.

As new details arrive concerning an Alien: Covenant teaser trailer, we'll be sure to keep you updated!

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Written by ChrisPublished on 2016-06-22 08:18:45

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The state of the Alien: Covenant sequel continues to remain uncertain. Ridley Scott has mentioned previously that they have a story already in place and know exactly where the sequel to Covenant will go, however the recent acquisition of 20th Century Fox film properties by Disney have potentially put the rumored-to-be-titled Alien: Awakening on hold for the time being. As new details arise concerning Alien: Covenant 2 we will be your premiere source and you can find information on the Covenant sequel by visiting the About Alien: Awakening page here.

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12 Fan responses to 20th Century Fox will not be showing an Alien: Covenant trailer at Comic-Con this year.

Necronom 4

Jun-22-2016 8:31 AM

It's probably for the best. As long as a full trailer is released in the lead up to Covenant, and it doesn't give too much away, i'll be happy with that.

Patient Leech

Jun-22-2016 9:12 AM

I'll be avoiding full trailers. I will sample a teaser, though.

Lone

Jun-22-2016 9:16 AM

I'm glad about this, because it's so hard not to watch and I feel it's far too early to give anything away!

cuponator3000

Jun-22-2016 9:24 AM

Yeah it is early. That is usually my problem, a lot of marketing for movies starts reeaally early and then when the movie gets close to coming out, there are three full trailers, tons of TV spots, and whatever else they have done to promote. 

Glad that they will wait a bit, but no matter what I said, I cans till hardly wait for a trailer haha

David 7

Jun-22-2016 10:07 AM

Im sure by the Fall, we will see a teaser trailer, December at the latest. 

cuponator3000

Jun-22-2016 11:10 AM

Yeah I would think that once it gets down to just about a year before release a trailer should be out

David 7

Jun-22-2016 4:47 PM

Perhaps with the Star Wars: Rogue One in December would be the latest or in October...

Durp004

Jun-23-2016 5:21 AM

Little disappointing to me.

BigDave

Jun-23-2016 8:47 AM

I think they could maybe drop some teaser images and posters, but maybe its a wise move to not show any footage at this time.

But for a movie they want to keep secret they have released images and comments that are giving a bit away... or maybe they are trying to put us off the scent?

BigDave

Jun-24-2016 6:23 PM

I hope they release something!

We have been given teasers of the Ship, we seen some part of the Ship or Lander get blown up, we have seen Katherine Waterston sitting in one of the coridors of the ship... we have seen a number of cast onset in one of the interiors of the Ship (with David doppelganger maybe?)

We have seen Danny McBride on some sort of Bridge... and so we have been shown some elements of the Ships.

And so why not give away the Ship?

The movie is Covenant, the ship is Covenant and we seen the Logo/Badge...

So why not a teaser poster like these.

With a Plot Line relevant to the movie in a cryptic way... like how Prometheus was "The search for our beginning could lead to our End"

so yes have a shot of either Covenant in Space, or the Lander on the surface, even if they tease the Concept work that the ship is based off..

for example..

Note the first image was the Design before the Final one..

So yes a teaser like these would be Great with a Tag Line....

Maybe like "Ones Paradise is anothers Pandemonium"

Which would lead to hope to find a Paradise but finding Hell which i think is what the Movie is going for.

Halloway

Jul-12-2016 3:23 AM

Yes,I think it's a good move 

Thoughts_Dreams

Jul-12-2016 12:19 PM

Maybe they could show us some scenes but that those are not very important to the movie as a whole?

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