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Prometheus Concept Art by Steve Burg Revisited

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Ati

Jun-13-2017 5:01 PM

As you know, Steve Burg is one of the many concept artists who worked on Alien Covenant. Now let’s revisit his ’work done for Prometheus in the early days, when it was called Untitled Alien Prequel.’

In early versions of the script, Shaw and Holloway discover alien artifacts not on Earth, but elsewhere in the solar system.

Excavation Pods:

Shaw pilots the excavator:

Discovery of alien hieroglyphics:

In early versions of the script, Weyland's headquarters was an immense orbital ring:

Weyland's headquarters eventually migrated to the surface of Mars:

https://www.artstation.com/artwork/8lAxR

8 Responses to Prometheus Concept Art by Steve Burg Revisited

I Raptus

Jun-13-2017 5:37 PM

Far out, these are too good not to use!! I could see a great scenario where these could be re-worked for Awakening.

BigDave

Jun-13-2017 5:58 PM

Nice to post these old concept works, indeed there was a lot of interesting concepts and ideas for the Alien Prequel that evolved to Prometheus.

I wonder if we will see some of these influence in future movies, i certainly think they would fit with the Story of the Alien Covenant Prequel book

R.I.P Sox  01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017

Tdby

Jun-14-2017 3:05 AM

Ring station perfect idea. River in middle, farm fields all around and building platforms. 

Ati

Jun-14-2017 10:06 PM

IRaptus - Yes, you're right.

The first Mars surface image was used in Prometheus, you can see it as the background during Weyland's speech (in the briefing scene).

I Raptus

Jun-15-2017 8:07 PM

Ati I re-watched Prometheus last night. For the first time I noticed some of the bottom few images (above) of the red earth planet and dome structures were in the background of Weyland's speech. Cool.

 

 

Ati

Jun-15-2017 8:49 PM

IRaptus - Exactly, you can see the terraformed Mars in the background, Weyland was on Mars when he recorded his speech.

I Raptus

Jun-15-2017 8:57 PM

Ati there is much that can be explored here!!

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