Roundup 12.8.11 – PROMETHEUS

HERE BE SPOILERS

For those who missed Damon Lindelof talking about the film earlier with MTV, Micheal Fassbender let loose a spoiler in his interview with the network– and they compounded the spoiler by putting it the headline. Of course, at this point, it’s hard to justify calling it a spoiler, really… And Fassbender says he prepared for the role, in part, by watching Blade Runner.

Star Noomi Rapace said she felt like she “came back to Earth” after wrapping production. Shooting on a spaceship set in Iceland will do that to you… [Collider]

Solis Magazine has a bit of a preview with details of what we know so far about the plot – which isn’t much.

Rafe Spall was on BBC talking about playing William Shakespeare in Anonymous, and about 6 1/2 minutes in, he pretty much confirms that Prometheus is an Alien movie, even though the only thing Ridley Scott will confirm is that it has Alien “DNA” in it (whatever that means), especially in the last eight minutes of the film. [More at Speakeasy]

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Here’s Scott via satellite at San Diego Comic Con, talking about the Alien connection, and also about Blade Runner.

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Scott also told the Hollywood Reporter about how the writings of Swiss author Erich von Daniken, who frequently appears on “Ancient Aliens” and has written books about alien visitations to Earth. [via Open Minds]

And details of an early trailer have leaked online, even though it looks as if the legal eagles have managed to get the actual clips taken down. You can read a description at ScriptFlags.com – provided by someone who may have been in an early test audience.

Speaking of early images, Entertainment Weekly has new photos, and Den of Geek has hi-res copies.

But you know, it’s not really an Alien film, right? So says Fox Filmed Entertainment CEO Tom Rothman in an interview with MTV. Right.

And here, way down at the bottom, is a possible full synopsis of the movie over at We Got This Covered. Don’t click the link if you don’t want to know…

RELATED: An interview with Ian Nathan, author of the behind-the-scenes book Alien Vault, which we reviewed here.

Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

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