Ridley Scott has supposedly let slip the title for the next Alien film as well as where it falls in the timeline between Prometheus and the original Alien. During an exclusive interview with Fandango, Scott and Katherine Waterston discuss Alien: Covenant, the whereabouts of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace), how the film separates itself from Promtheus and finally - where it all falls into the timeline. When asked that final question, Scott holds nothing back and reveals the title of the next film, which will actually take place between Prometheus and Alien: Covenant...
"There will be another one before we kind of literally and logically, clockwise, back into the rear back head of [the original] Alien," he said.
We asked Scott what the timeline looked like -- would it be Prometheus, Covenant and then this next movie before we arrive at the events of the original Alien. That's when the answer became a bit foggy as it appears he slips in the title for another movie we haven't seen yet and positions it between Prometheus and Covenant.
"It will go Prometheus, Awakening, Covenant.. fairly integral where this colonization ship is on the way...."
Waterston cut in again to stop Scott from spoiling any more information. "You're giving away too much!" she screamed. "But yes, there will be more after this. I think that was the question." To which Scott replied, "If this is successful, and then the next one, and then there will definitely be three more."
Alien: Awakening is supposedly the title of the next film in the Prometheus series, taking place between Prometheus and Alien: Covenant. Will this film truly explain what happens to Shaw? Will we see David and Shaw having taken a trip to other distant worlds before landing on Paradise?
Ridley Scott is planning up to 5 sequels to Prometheus, so we've got at least three more unaccounted for, but Scott probably didn't want to give too much away.
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Big thanks to Matt for the tip! You can read the full interview over on Fandango!
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