[SPOILERS] After a month's worth of construction, a set piece on the Alien: Covenant film set has been blown up. For those following the production of the Prometheus sequel, you will recall many photos of a part of a ship or shuttle (we assumed was associated with the new Covenant vessel) had made their way online over the past couple weeks. Well, last night and again today, film crew on-location set off some massive explosions - essentially blowing up the ship/shuttle.
Thanks to AvPGalaxy, we have a video of the explosion:
What does this mean? Well, clearly something goes wrong and either this shuttle, or the entire Covenant ship itself is destroyed. Similar to the ending of Prometheus, which featured its ship exploding, this likely means the crew of the Covenant do not make it off Paradise.
Does David sabotage the ship? Or does one of the officers on board the Covenant pull a Janek and sacrifice their only way home in an attempt to stop a greater evil? Will history repeat itself? Sound off your theories in the comments section!
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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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