COMIC-CON 2011

Comic-Con Video Blog: First Footage from 'Prometheus' is Impressive

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July 21, 2011

Prometheus Video Blog

In Hall H, Everyone Can Hear You Scream! Just a few hours ago, we were lucky enough to be in Hall H at Comic-Con 2011 for the very first premiere of any footage from Ridley Scott's new sci-fi Prometheus, which he is still currently shooting. It was an exciting reveal as everyone has been holding their breath to see if this is really going to be as great as his classics like Alien and Blade Runner, and our first impression from this glimpse is that he definitely has. I recorded a quick video blog with Golden Briefcase's Tim Buel right after the panel discussing our reactions to the footage they showed. Suffice it to say, we're both very excited.

Ridley Scott's Prometheus stars a cast including Michael Fassbender as an android, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce and Ben Foster. The screenplay was originally written by Jon Spaihts, then revised by Lost's Damon Lindelof. We covered the complete 20th Century Fox panel live earlier in the day, and watched Ridley Scott answer questions with Noomi Rapace via live satellite feed from Iceland. The footage definitely has an Alien meets Mass Effect vibe, mixing old and new yet still feeling like Ridley's classic sci-fi (but with huge sets) and I've now got a good feeling this movie will indeed be fantastic.

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  • cineman
    Living up to your name again :-) good work, cheers guys.
  • Guest22324
    Nice one, Alex. Keep those updates comin' down the pipe... :)
  • http://twitter.com/Killsclowns Luke Hanna
    Show us footage or ill kill this chicken
  • Andrew Sebay
    phone pictures from the CC footage: http://yfrog.com/kevz5jmkj
  • tir na nog
    Wish I had seen that,anyone know when they are releasing this footage?
    • http://www.firstshowing.net Alex Billington
      They most likely won't release the footage we saw ever... it was made just for Comic-Con. I expect we'll see a teaser trailer sometime later this year, but that's about it.
      • tir na nog
        Cheers Alex,looking forward to this trailer more then any.
  • Anonymous
    Great job, guys.  Keeping my fingers crossed for this, because 1) I love ALIEN and 2) Ridley Scott is one of my favorite directors.  And I want to see him do a great job in his return to science fiction.
  • Ahmed Hozayen
    Excited about the project as it has alot of great stars in addition it's ridley is back again with something related to Aliens and stuff which is for me is so cool.
  • BazGoin
  • Vasco Varelas
    You should create a youtube channel. You are great
  • Jrp77sen
    Mass Effect? :) :)
  • Cpl Dwayne Hicks
    Holy hell... I didn't know Guy Pearce was in this movie! *___* I think I just died and went to heaven.
  • G-robinson
    hope Ridely keeps this an 18 master piece

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