Alien: Covenant continues to accumulate more stars to the growing cast of characters, which is a sequel to Prometheus and a prequel to Alien. We have just learned that Benjamin Rigby has signed up for the new movie, which will be filming in Australia, Rigby has appeared in the long running TV drama series Neighbors, and also appeared in the 2015 post-apocalyptic horror film PLAGUE.
Alien: Covenant stars include Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Jussie Smollett, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Callie Hernandez, Billy Crudup, and Michael Fassbender, who will be playing the PROMETHEUS role of David the android.
The movie has been written by Michael Green, Jack Paglen, and John Logan, and takes place 10 years after the events of PROMETHEUS.
“Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.”
Alien: Covenant will be directed by Ridley Scott, and will be heading for August 4, 2017 release.