Demian Bichir has been set by Ridley Scott to join the cast of Fox’s Alien: Covenant, the sequel to the Scott-directed Prometheus. Bichir will join Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston and Danny McBride. Many of news reports also write that Noomi Rapace is also on cast list, although that's maybe mistake... Who knows? :)
Bichir, Oscar nominated for A Better Life, was most recently part of the ensemble cast of the Quentin Tarantino-directed The Hateful Eight. Bichir’s other recent credits include “Death in Buenos Aires,” “Machete Kills,” “Savages” and “The Heat
The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
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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.
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