News Benjamin Rigby Joins the Growing Cast of ‘Alien: Covenant’ Published 4 years ago on March 15, 2016 By Nick Bond Share Tweet 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. Related Topics:Alien: CovenantBenjamin RigbyDanny McBrideKatherine WaterstonPrometheusRidley Scott Up Next Robert Englund Comes Calling in the New ‘Nightworld’ Trailer Don't Miss Official UK ‘Asmodexia’ Trailer and DVD Release Date Advertisement You may like Tom Atkins Would “Love” a Cameo in ‘Halloween Ends’ and ‘Halloween Kills’ ‘Halloween: Kills’ is Set to Begin Filming in Three Weeks David Gordon Green Talks ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Saga Conclusion ‘Alien’ Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary With New 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray This April! ‘Halloween’ Producer Jason Blum Viewed First Cut of the Film and He’s “Very Very Excited” Nick Castle “The Shape” Talks New ‘Halloween’ Film, Putting on the Mask Again, and More Comments Advertisement Facebook Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Glenn Danzig’s Directorial Debut ‘Verotika’ Coming to UK Blu-Ray With Soundtrack CD News3 days ago Jamie Lee Curtis Had to Adapt to Some Limitations and Interesting Changes in ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 days ago [Video] Anthony Michael Hall Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is “Really Intense” News5 days ago ‘World War Z’ Producer Jeremy Kleiner Believes a Sequel Will Happen Someday News7 days ago ‘Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers’ Star Wendy Kaplan Talks Infamous Cast and Crew Hotel Party News2 weeks ago Dario Argento Reuniting With Daughter Asia Argento for New Giallo ‘Black Glasses’ in 2020 News2 weeks ago NECA Releasing Action Figures of Dr Loomis, Laurie Strode and Michael Myers from ‘Halloween II’ News2 weeks ago Dario Argento Will Direct New Giallo ‘Black Glasses’ This Spring, Asia Argento to Star News2 weeks ago ‘Demons’ Star Geretta Geretta Teaming With Lamberto Bava and Kansas Bowling for New Horror Project News2 weeks ago Netflix in Early Talks to Remake ‘The Howling’ With ‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti News3 days ago Jamie Lee Curtis Had to Adapt to Some Limitations and Interesting Changes in ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 days ago [Video] Anthony Michael Hall Says ‘Halloween Kills’ is “Really Intense” News1 week ago Brahms is Unearthed in the Creepy Trailer for William Brent Bell’s ‘The Boy II’ Video Games2 weeks ago Bethesda and id Software Have Delayed ‘DOOM 64’ Until March 2020 Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago [Trailer] Justin Edgar’s Chiller ‘STALKED’ Debuts on DVD and On Demand This February Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!