Here’s the teaser prologue to Alien: Covenant that was shown during yesterday’s Legion on FX.

The Prologue: Last Supper short introduces the crew of the film’s mission. It is set aboard the Covenant, a colonization ship. It is on the way to a remote planet to form a new human settlement. Here the main crew, all couples, and their android, Walter, enjoy one last meal together before cryosleep.

The special promotional short was conceived by Ridley Scott and 3AM, directed by Luke Scott, and produced by RSA Films.

Alien: Covenant The Prologue: Last Supper

Alien: Covenant Official Lowdown


Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with Alien: Covenant. This is a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien franchise.

The crew of the colony ship Covenant is bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy. The crew discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world.

When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, the crew must attempt a harrowing escape.

Cast includes Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride and Demián Bichir. Also in the cast are Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England and Benjamin Rigby

The film is directed by Ridley Scott from a script by John Logan. The story is by Michael Green and Jack Paglen.


Alien: Covenant - Main crew: Michael Fassbender
Alien: Covenant – the main crew, all couples, and their android, Walter (Michael Fassbender) ©2017 20th Century Fox

Alien: Covenant Theatrical release dates

Australia: May 18th 2017
US, Canada and UK: May 19th 2017

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Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online