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Empire release new Alien: Covenant production photo and interview!

Empire release new Alien: Covenant production photo and interview!

Scified2016-12-23 10:23:27
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Empire Magazine have just posted a new article with a clearer look at the new Alien: Covenant movie still we reported on yesterday. The still is of director Ridley Scott speaking with lead actress Katherine Waterston during a climactic scene from the film. In this piece as well, Waterston explains that Alien: Covenant wastes no time throwing the crew into turmoil - adding that unlike Ripley in Alien, Daniels is forced into survival mode from the very beginning.

Unlike Sigourney in Alien, [Daniels] is in a survival mode of sorts from the beginning. She’s not the captain, but she’s a natural leader so in times of crisis she falls into that position quite easily.

Source: Empire

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Written by ChrisPublished on 2016-12-23 10:23:27

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19 Fan responses to Empire release new Alien: Covenant production photo and interview!


Dec-23-2016 10:46 AM

I dunno if it's the lighting or what, but she looks CG in that pic lol


Dec-23-2016 10:49 AM

It's the lighting and makeup haha she's definitely not CG.

Dark Nebula

Dec-23-2016 10:53 AM

Someone give her a towel,she's sweating.

David 7

Dec-23-2016 10:57 AM

"From the beginning" well, it looks as if it will be a film that dives right into it I like Alien were it was slow paced in the beginning. This makes me think that the security team will be infected and bring aboard the Aliens but I do wonder if the team of security guys will have some other crew members on the surface. 


Dec-23-2016 11:27 AM

Maybe she's one of the security team?


Dec-23-2016 11:49 AM

I don't get that impression, but I mean most images we've seen of her have her carrying a rifle - so who knows!

Shasta cyclone

Dec-23-2016 1:18 PM

The guys face on the monitor in the back ground looks like Jon favreau

David 7

Dec-23-2016 3:35 PM

Waterson will evolve faster than Ripley did in Alien. As She says up in the article, she is thrown right into it the action, where she has to survive right away. I think she is just thrown into a life threatening situation and has to deal with it without hesitation.  

David 7

Dec-23-2016 4:23 PM

Hey @chris and guys the Weyland Industries site has been updated....

David 7

Dec-23-2016 4:31 PM

Looks like the Weyland Site will be updated in the near future as the viral campaign will kick off here soon I would imagine. 

David 7

Dec-23-2016 4:31 PM

Looks like the Weyland Site will be updated in the near future as the viral campaign will kick off here soon I would imagine. 


Dec-23-2016 6:47 PM

I thought she was CG too, until I expanded the image. That lighting is set up for an entirely different camera. We're getting all kinds of stills, what an amazing Christmas!

Between Ridley and Dariusz, I imagine we can expect more world class cinematography and lighting. This is gonna be such a feast. I'm gonna poop.


Dec-23-2016 7:00 PM

Let the poop flow through you


Dec-23-2016 7:51 PM

Thank you, Nick.nam. My poops will fly free. 

^welcome to the forum.^


Dec-24-2016 12:54 AM

excellent corridor design there. 

Gee W

Dec-24-2016 2:14 AM

I don't think the alien action will start from the first moment, that's not Ridley's style. She says that she is in a survival mode 'of sorts', so perhaps she is dealing with other issues on the ship in the beginning, unrelated to the aliens?

A L I E N 4 2 6

Dec-24-2016 9:31 AM

*says character is different from Ripley* 


*goes on to describe Ripley*

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