Close
Sign in with your E-Mail & Password

Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Alien Discussion Forums
A question about the Covenant landing site

A question about the Covenant landing site

6,255 Views8 RepliesAdd A Reply
Forum Topic

ptzrzdfan

OvomorphMember59 XPApr-25-2017 7:59 AM

Look at the place where the Covenant Lander has landed. People were almost waist-deep in water. How could you explain it?

Also the water level is constantly changing (maybe because of tides).

 

8 Responses to A question about the Covenant landing site

Movie fan

FacehuggerMember500 XPApr-25-2017 8:03 AM

Simple, Tennessee was adjusting his hat and wan't looking where he landed.

Then the crew cussed him out for getting them all wet ;)

Obsession is a Power, not a Curse ;)

Dark Nebula

XenomorphStaff1171 XPApr-25-2017 8:22 AM

Yep, there are tides.

When the crew first landed the area was covered in water. When they later returned the tide lowered down.The trailers didn't exactly show these scenes in order.

Starlogger

ChestbursterMember907 XPApr-25-2017 8:23 AM

Different filming days in New Zealand? That place is gorgeous, btw...(Milford Sound, NZ) I want tickets to there!

 

https://earth.google.com/web/@-44.62315885,167.85429145,624.49150751a,33091.75978951d,35y,0h,0t,0r/data=ClAaThJICiUweGE5ZDVlMDRkYmE0YjQ5ZTE6MHgyYTAwZWY4NmFiNjRkZTAwGbfJTXkZUkbAIZmyeFa3_GRAKg1NaWxmb3JkIFNvdW5kGAIgAQ

ptzrzdfan

OvomorphMember59 XPApr-25-2017 8:35 AM

@Movie fan nice version about Tennessee. :)

@Dark Nebula Why not to choose a constantly dry place to land? It seems there are many dry flat places on Planet 4 (for example, fields and other areas of shores)

Dark Nebula

XenomorphStaff1171 XPApr-25-2017 8:59 AM

Looks like the set was built on dry land and when they started shooting the tide has risen and Ridley was like "Well  nevermind, we won't drown".

My assumption, nothing official.

 

ptzrzdfan

OvomorphMember59 XPApr-25-2017 9:09 AM

@Dark Nebula, thank you, it seems possible.

dk

TrilobiteMember8212 XPApr-25-2017 10:56 AM

I heard there were environmental restrictions there. If they moved more inland, they may have had to clear/level some land and that may have been a no no. I heard a similar story about the explosion regarding debris and water pollution etc...

Sources were from members on various threads.

Qubism

FacehuggerMember124 XPApr-25-2017 1:13 PM

Water = Life so a completely dry area is boring to anyone looking for signs of life (or looking for a distress signal from some kind of life....)

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

Stay Logged In
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
BigDave
BigDave
52% To Next Rank
Deacon
ninXeno426
ninXeno426
61% To Next Rank
Praetorian
Jonesy
Jonesy
77% To Next Rank
Facehugger
ifox
ifox
63% To Next Rank
Ovomorph
Jins
Jins
13% 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