Michael Fassbender Teases Scenes of “Aliens Coming Out of People” in Alien: Covenant

While Ridley Scott's Prometheus had been a prequel to his iconic sci-fi thriller Alien 33 years ago, there hadn't been much scenes that connected Prometheus to Alien.

Well, it looks like fans will be getting a taste of those epic scenes with next year's Alien: Covenant.

In a recent interview with Inquirer.net, Michael Fassbender, who's reprising his role as David the android and is currently filming Alien: Covenant with director Scott, the actor hinted on some action scenes that will get Alien fans all riled up.

The 39-year-old actor said:

There are going to be great sets and aliens coming out of people. … The sets are fantastic. Again, the most impressive sets I've seen since Prometheus, which was the original setting. It's a fantastic mixture of high-end technology and primitive elements. The way that I can explain, it is the same way that Ridley did Blade Runner.

That means a lot of scenes involving aliens coming out of people, a.k.a chestburster scenes.

In the Alien universe, those epic scenes begin with Xenoporphs as eggs then hatching while inside a living host, usually humans. Of course, these newly-hatched Xenoporphs have to get out of their host and they do so via the chest cavity.

While details about the Alien sequel's plot remain unknown, from what we've gathered in previous interviews – Scott aiming for a "Hard R" movie, every Xenoporph version being included in the movie, and the sequel being described by Sigourney Weaver as "very satisfying" – I have no doubt Alien fans will enjoy this film.

Alien: Covenant is slated for release on August 4, 2017.

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