A suited-up Engineer takes on a horde of ferocious Xenomorphs in this epic piece of Prometheus / Alien: Covenant fan art by concept artist and illustrator Michael Broussard.
The reason for showcasing this particular artwork is because it offers us an intriguing visual for what might come from the next Prometheus sequel. As we now know, Ridley Scott has confirmed the Engineers will make a comeback in Alien: Covenant 2 / "Alien: Awakening" and that they will visit Paradise to discover what David has done - no doubt infuriating the alien race. Scott has also made mention that he sees these new Alien films culminating in some "War of the Worlds" type of event. What exactly Scott means by this we're unsure, but it certainly seems like we could see the Engineers mount an offensive against David (after tracking him down), who will have likely created an army of 2,000 Xenomorphs while en route to Origae-6.
The concept of Engineers battling Xenomorphs dates back to Jon Spaihts' original screenplay for Prometheus, back when it was titled Alien: Engineers. However in that script the battle was fairly short and small scale - having an Engineer snap a Xenomorph over his leg, seemingly effortlessly. That scene was of course left out of the film, but the thought of these two powerful alien species going head-to-head would make for a truly intense cinematic experience. Imagine an Engineer battalion facing off on an alien world against a horde of David's Xenomorphs! Is that something you would be interested in seeing? Let me know in the comments section what you think.
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