Close
Trending Articles
Cold Iron Studios' Alien Game
Cold Iron Studios Alien Game
New / Upcoming Alien Titles
Upcoming Alien Titles
Alien Movies
Alien Movies
Featured Content
Scified Network
BREAKING: Demian Bichir Joins Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant

BREAKING: Demian Bichir Joins Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant

Scified2016-02-22 17:05:24https://www.scified.com/sites_pics/2555883765593491.png
Scified
2,377 Reads1 Upvotes4 CommentsAdd A Comment+ Upvote

Demian Bichir has been set by Ridley Scott to join the cast of Fox’s Alien: Covenant, the sequel to the Scott-directed Prometheus. Bichir will join Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston and Danny McBride. Many of news reports also write that Noomi Rapace is also on cast list, although that's maybe mistake... Who knows? :)

Bichir, Oscar nominated for A Better Life, was most recently part of the ensemble cast of the Quentin Tarantino-directed The Hateful Eight. Bichir’s other recent credits include “Death in Buenos Aires,” “Machete Kills,” “Savages” and “The Heat

The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.

 

If you're a fan of Alien / Prometheus and would like to discuss Alien: Covenant and its upcoming sequel with other like-minded fans, be sure to join in our Alien: Covenant forum! Ranked the #1 Prometheus forum back in 2012 and reigning as the web's top Alien: Covenant fan site, it's a great place to discuss the upcoming Prometheus sequels, dissect details from every trailer and engage with other fans just like you.

Written by Enoch333Published on 2016-02-22 17:05:24

About Alien: Covenant 2 / Alien Awakening

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.

Treat yourself to some Alien Merchandise!

As we await the next Alien movie, now is a great time to build your Alien collection and expand your Alien-themed wardrobe. Check out some products below and click here for even more options!

Alien hoodies
Alien T-Shirt
Alien tank top

Stay up to date with the latest news and updates on the Alien: Covenant movie sequel, potentially titled Alien: Awakening by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! You can also subscribe your email to our Alien: Covenant blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Related Alien: Covenant Articles
4 Fan responses to BREAKING: Demian Bichir Joins Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant

sp_jockey

Feb-22-2016 7:10 PM

Still crossing my fingers for Noomi. How could she possibly not be in it? So the studio wants to distance this next installment from the critical failure of Prometheus. OK I get it. But her character had nothing to do with that movie's failings. And we were promised to see her through her search for answers. 

MonsterZero

Feb-22-2016 7:31 PM

I don't think they are trying to distance themselves from Prometheus...if they were, they would have gotten rid of Fassbender/David 8 story line....They killed the Prometheus cast..so they need to retool..fresh meat.....i think they don't want to repeat the Ripley character with Noomi.

Thoughts_Dreams

Feb-23-2016 8:33 AM

I really hope that Noomi won't be in it because her character (Shaw) was just plain annoying. She were in a bunch of movies that I like but I think that she was a crappy character in Prometheus.

 

Sp_Jockey: I know that it is a matter of taste but Shaw was one of the bad things about Prometheus in my opinion.

 

As far as Alien Covenant goes it is interesting that there is a lot of info that is coming now. All of it might not be correct but at least it is interesting.

123Engineer

Feb-23-2016 12:18 PM

Finally more news! I'm very excited. A whole new cast give the sequel a more bigger feeling. I have

the feeling that it will be epic. But what about the idea that the engineer's homeplanet is dark and ominous.

That does not suit to the description of Ridley when he talked about monumental forest... etc

However I still hope that Noomi Rapace will be in the other two sequels... Hope they film all sequels at once.

Add A Reply

Sign in with your Scified.com account to add a comment!

Visitor Comments
Get this Prometheus sweater!
Alien Sweater
New Alien: Covenant Forum Topics
Latest Alien Fandom Activity

Alien: Covenant is a sequel to 2012's Prometheus as well as a prequel to 1979's ALIEN. Alien fans looking to know more about Alien: Covenant should check back often. Alien-Covenant.com is an information resource for film enthusiasts looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster Alien: Covenant. Providing the latest official and accurate information on Alien: Covenant, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Alien & Predator Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Alien and Prometheus looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. Alien: Covenant, Prometheus and its associated names, logos and images are property of 20th Century Fox and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for Alien: Covenant's release. If you have any questions about this site, its content or the Scified Network in general, feel free to contact Scified directly.

Scified is an entertainment media network covering the latest news on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and names of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2020 Scified.com