Alien: Covenant utilized a wide range of practical sets and effects during production but during its post production phase, MPC lent their talent at resurrecting the infamous Xenomorph and bringing Ridley Scott's Prometheus sequel to life by use of CGI. In many instances MPC paired their visual effects technology to the physical props provided by Odd Studio and Creatures Inc. to provide fans with as real of an experience as possible, but some scenes required total CGI commitment. The following video was published by MPC a short while ago and helps to break down some of the film's most iconic VFX moments. Check it out:
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The future of Alien
The Alien franchise is taking a dramatic turn at 20th Century Studios, now owned by Disney. Currently there are two major Alien projects in development - a new Alien TV series by Noah Hawley and a new, stand-alone Alien movie being directed by Fede Alvarez. Both of which will be taking the franchise in a new direction - moving away from the Alien prequel direction Ridley Scott set out to pursue back in 2012.
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