Close
Sign in with your E-Mail & Password

Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Trending Network Articles
New / Upcoming Alien Titles
Upcoming Alien Titles
Alien Movies
Alien Movies
Featured Content
Alien Discussion Forums
Alien: Covenant sightings in Fiordland - Hollywood blockbuster set to be filmed there? (BREAKING)

Alien: Covenant sightings in Fiordland - Hollywood blockbuster set to be filmed there? (BREAKING)

Scified2016-02-20 11:20:45https://www.scified.com/pics/28699.png
Scified
17,639 Reads5 CommentsAdd A Comment

A new report from www.stuff.co.nz suggests Alien: Covenant will be filming in Fiordland, New Zealand. Quotes from director Ridley Scott mention they're looking for extremely high points to film from. This could be used as a vantage point overlooking the landscape of Paradise, the planet the crew of the Covenant venture to in the film. The article reports:

"That means I go right within nine feet of the highest peak in New Zealand, examine the top and then we go everywhere you couldn't normally go," he said.

Scott also said the production would be working out of Fox Studios in Sydney and crews were already gearing up for the film.

"I've got my crew out there already prepping. We're going to start shooting, I don't know, roughly around, in around two months," he said.

There's been a few whispers around Fiordland about some scenes being filmed in Milford Sound but at this stage people are keeping quiet.

Executive manager of Film Otago Southland Kevin "KJ" Jennings would not comment in relation to queries aboutAlien: Covenant being filmed in Southland.

Here are some pictures of Milford Sound and Southland area:


Milford Sound 


Southland area

MILFORD SOUND:



Aoraki (highest peak) over Lake Pukaki, Mt. Cook National Park, New Zealand
One of locations Ridley spoke of; Area north from Southland.

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 2016-02-20 11:20:45

The future of Alien

The Alien franchise is taking a dramatic turn at 20th Century Studios, now owned by Disney. Currently there are two major Alien projects in development - a new Alien TV series by Noah Hawley and a new, stand-alone Alien movie being directed by Fede Alvarez. Both of which will be taking the franchise in a new direction - moving away from the Alien prequel direction Ridley Scott set out to pursue back in 2012.

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 all things Alien by liking us on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! You can also subscribe your email to our blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

Find more info:
Recent Alien: Covenant Articles
5 Fan responses to Alien: Covenant sightings in Fiordland - Hollywood blockbuster set to be filmed there? (BREAKING)

MuldoonLives

OvomorphMember0 XPFeb-20-2016 1:56 PM

Exciting!

Ruhaniya

OvomorphMember13 XPFeb-20-2016 6:36 PM

Hee hee here we go again.

BigDave

DeaconMember10324 XPFeb-22-2016 3:25 PM

Truly looks a amazing place to shoot a movie, also New South Wales offers a very varied set of locations too.

While shooting near Fiordland  lets hope we get something like what LOTR did with Argonath which was flimed within the same area for the Argonath Scenes and it would be ideal to have such Large Monuments depicting the Engineers or their Creators, of course they dont have to be as Large a Monuments as in LOTR but i feel having similar depictions of Engineers would be fitting.... and a Evolution to just seeing the Big Head Statue that we saw in Prometheus.

Thoughts_Dreams

NeomorphMember1607 XPFeb-23-2016 9:09 AM

It seems to be a place where you can do something for a movie.

123Engineer

FacehuggerMember143 XPFeb-23-2016 12:25 PM

Great news! But I thought that the homeworld of the engineers would look like the real world in the Matrix.

Huge biomechanical landscapes and dark skyscrapers... and not green. However I'm very open to it. Ridley Scott will suprise us as always.

 

Add A Reply
Log in to Post
Enter Your E-Mail
Enter Your Password

Stay Logged In
Visitor Comments
Scified Network
Godzilla-Movies.comHosted Community
JurassicWorld3.netHosted Community
Alien-Covenant.comHosted Community
AliensVersus
Predator.net
Hosted Community
Predator4-Movie.comHosted Community
New Alien: Covenant Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Thoughts_Dreams
Thoughts_Dreams
80% To Next Rank
Neomorph
Resurgence
Resurgence
87% To Next Rank
Facehugger
Jonesy
Jonesy
77% To Next Rank
Facehugger
setaverde
setaverde
63% To Next Rank
Facehugger
damiendada
damiendada
39% To Next Rank
Ovomorph
Latest Alien Fandom Activity
Get this Prometheus sweater!
Alien Sweater

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.

© 2022 Scified.com