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Unused official Protomorph Alien concepts from Alien: Covenant

Unused official Protomorph Alien concepts from Alien: Covenant

Despite never having an official acknowledgement, the existence of the Protomorph is something we discussed for years leading up to Alien: Covenant's release. A primordial incarnation of the Xenomorph was at one point to be one of the film's primary antagonists, but as production went on, the process of the Xenomorph's evolution was shortened bit by bit to the point where the Xenomorph design itself was merely updated and modernized to look more animalistic and less "guy-in-suit". The process by which we arrived at the Xenomorph remains a trade secret between the Engineers and David.

However, during the pre-production phase of Alien: Covenant, numerous concept artists tried their hand at devolving the Xenomorph. One such artist was Colin Shulver, who recently shared concepts he created of a Protomorph skull! The design is very inline with that of the iconic Xenomorph:

What do you think of these concepts? Would you have liked to see more of a progession from Protomorph to Xenomorph in Alien: Covenant? Let us know below!

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BigDaveOct-03-2017 7:01 AM


These do look more closer to the Xenomorph than the one we got in Alien Covenant...

Its still a nice Topic to discus as for is the Xenomorph in AC a Evolution/Re-Creation.... or the Actual Beginning of the Creation and Hence a Proto-Xenomorph.

It appears to be the Latter, in which case we have to wonder where does the Xenomorph in AC get its more Mechanical Aesthetic that we saw in Alien.

If they still stick with the David created the Xenomorph route then it will be interesting how they tackle this Subject...  Maybe we will see the Walter-Morph after all LOL

I still think indeed introducing a Synthetic Construct like Elden from Fire and Stone down the Line would have been a way to Evolve Davids Designs.

And looking at what it appears Alien Awakening is going to show us, then having a company or other parties Ships turn up to Origae-6 does leave the Door open for a Synthetic Construct being part of one of the Ships crew.

I would even go further to suggest and if i was working on the sequel i would consider this..... that they introduce a Female Synthetic Construct.  Which could be used to make the First Proto-Queen.

But i think Daniels will be used in this some how... its still the Big Question of how does the AC Xenomorph become more Mechanical looking by the time of 2122 and Alien.

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About Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant Movie

Release Date:

May 19th, 2017

Plot Synopsis:

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in ALIEN with ALIEN: COVENANT, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with PROMETHEUS -- and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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