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Freaky New Xenomorph Revealed in Second Trailer for 'Alien: Covenant'

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February 28, 2017
Source: YouTube

Alien: Covenant Trailer

"Where is it?!?" Holy crap! You have to see this! Fox has dropped the second official trailer for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, the latest movie in the Alien franchise. This spooky trailer is all about the big reveal of the new xenomorph (or the neomorph?) from the movie, which looks totally gnarly. Seriously! This looks so damn good, much better than the first trailer. The huge cast includes: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo, Callie Hernandez, Demián Bichir, Jussie Smollett, Uli Latukefu, Benjamin Rigby, and Amy Seimetz. Now this is what I'm talking about! Totally an exciting trailer, the perfect little glimpses of soon-to-be iconic moments. I hope we don't see anything more than this before the movie hits theaters, because what a great tease! Wow.

Here's the second official trailer (+ poster) for Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant, from Fox's YouTube:

And here's the alternate red band version of the new trailer for Alien: Covenant, also from YouTube:

Alien: Covenant

You can still watch the first red band trailer for Alien: Covenant here, or the Opening Prologue for more.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. Alien: Covenant is once again directed by veteran filmmaker Ridley Scott, of the original Alien from 1979 and Prometheus from 2012, as well as the films The Martian, Gladiator, Robin Hood, American Gangster, The Counselor, Matchstick Men, Blade Runner, Black Hawk Down, Kingdom of Heaven and Legend previously. The screenplay is by Michael Green and Jack Paglen, with a rewrite by John Logan. Fox will release Alien: Covenant in 3D in theaters starting May 19th, 2017 this summer. Looking better now?

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Reader Feedback - 34 Comments

1

This trailer is more compelling than the previous one. It's got me interested.

Quanah on Feb 28, 2017

2

Just... Excited.

Xerxexx on Feb 28, 2017

3

Hold up! Are gonna see two Fassbenders?!?! Billington answer me!

Xerxexx on Feb 28, 2017

4

I hope Fassbender 2 meets Fassbender 1....and he tells him, "You should have quit while you were ahead?" Get it?? A head??

TheOct8pus on Mar 1, 2017

5

I'm intrigued by the hooded figure. "Aliens" are the "Superman" of Scifi, and I'm not sure why anyone is watching these anymore. Also, I've come to the conclusion that all of the Alien eggs and whatever secrete human pheromones to get every human stand still and look at the Alien. That's the only way any human is standing around thinking "Oh... maybe... whatever this thing is and I can be lovers soon," instead of running away or using a weapon.

redtie on Feb 28, 2017

6

Maybe take it easy when you hit the pipe before posting 😉

Sascha Dikiciyan on Feb 28, 2017

7

It's Fassbender , but as David or the character he's playing on the ship ? a little nod to his last role .... So this Alien merged with a spider ? or Tarantula ?

Dominic on Mar 1, 2017

8

I have to agree. Just like the stupidity of the guy in Prometheus who watches the organic alien lifeform morph into an instantly recognisable snake like creature and still thinks 'ah, that's cute'. For me, Prometheus was a car crash of lazy writing and unengaging characters acting in ever more idiotic ways.

Payne by name on Mar 1, 2017

9

Looks solid. Surprised how much McBride actually fits in. Rest of the cast is looking good too. Thumbs up so far.

Sascha Dikiciyan on Feb 28, 2017

10

Counting the days to see James Franco and Danny McBride getting killed by an Alien, what more can I ask for!

whoafilms on Mar 1, 2017

11

for Seth Rogen to join them?

tarek on Mar 1, 2017

12

Yeah, that completes the formula ...

shiboleth on Mar 1, 2017

13

upped the ante!

ErrorSapiens on Mar 1, 2017

14

Soon. 🙂

Carpola on Mar 1, 2017

15

Why is it " neomorph " , Alex ?

Dominic on Mar 1, 2017

16

Because Wake up Dominic.

tarek on Mar 1, 2017

17

I have no Idea what u mean

Dominic on Mar 3, 2017

18

Ask the Wachowskis.

tarek on Mar 3, 2017

19

Someone corrected me on Twitter already. I think it's that idea that each new iteration of Alien creature is called something different, and the one in this is the "neomorph". I think...

Alex Billington on Mar 1, 2017

20

The neomorph is the "pre-xenomorph"....it's a little guy with soft, white skin, similar to the one we see at the end of Prometheus (although that's more a Proto-morph) https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8ab2545068d96058c523b010378fe2adaa3e2c87a234cf2ab1c6446dcbb99b0c.jpg

TheOct8pus on Mar 1, 2017

21

neomorph = make this shit up as you go (i.e. see Prometheus )

Tester on Mar 1, 2017

22

Loved Prometheus (sorry people, i really did) and this looks awesome too! Yup i am so in to this!

ari smulders on Mar 1, 2017

23

Prometheus and Jackson's Kong.. two in a row.. your killing me Ari !!!

Tester on Mar 1, 2017

24

Haha great!

ari smulders on Mar 1, 2017

25

totally agree !!

HerCar on Mar 1, 2017

26

I liked Prometheus too....as long as you don't question it too much, it's a fun movie

TheOct8pus on Mar 1, 2017

27

Yup, great mythology behind it...

ari smulders on Mar 1, 2017

28

So did I.

Cyberdine on Mar 2, 2017

29

I just couldn't help but thinking, "Again??" while watching this....the beauty of the original Alien franchise was the Ripley knew what was happening. We didn't have to be reintroduced to the whole process again through the eyes of the characters....now Ridley is repeating himself... One positive thing though - it definitely looks like the Prometheus sequel

TheOct8pus on Mar 1, 2017

30

It seems a really common thing in new movies that the story is repeated for some reason over and over. Star Wars was a bit like that. Must be a reboot thing. Also a giant part of many populations have an attention span of about 2 minutes so maybe that's why the producers do it.

Carpola on Mar 1, 2017

31

Because they are reaching a new audience who isn't familiar with the universe,

tarek on Mar 1, 2017

32

As long as there's some hint of sequel to Prometheus, I'm interested. However, I have low expectations ...

shiboleth on Mar 1, 2017

33

Damn cool!!!

DAVIDPD on Mar 1, 2017

34

So I was afraid I was the only one that thought this while watching the trailer, but down below is what I felt like watching the trailer: http://i.imgur.com/WTDnnwE.gif?noredirect Honestly I can't say that I'm THAT excited for this. Thanks to the trailer (which shows WAY more than it should), I suspect Danny McBride and the short haired woman are the sole survivors trying to escape at the end. If this were Neil Blomkamp's take...I'd probably be more enthusiastic. This looks like old hat for Ridley, with a different cast/ship. Here's hoping I'm wrong and it's better than anticipated...

THE_RAW_ on Mar 2, 2017

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