20th Century Fox released the Aliens Covenant trailer over the weekend. Aside from news about its plot, cast, and release date, some are curious if the movie will have a video game spin-off.
The preview showing Ridley Scott’s trademark monsters premiered last Saturday night. It is the sixth installment in the hit sci-fi thriller series. Fans can watch the official trailer via the link at the end of this story.
Screenshot from 20th Century Fox official YouTube channel
?Aliens Covenant? movie cast, creators
The original Alien movies were released in 1986, 1992, and 1997. Actress Sigourney Weaver played the lead role.?Aliens Covenant?cast members include?Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, and Guy Pearce. They also starred in its 2012 predecessor Prometheus. Actors James Franco and Billy Crudup will join the original characters. Demian Bichir and Danny McBride will also co-star. Writers Jack Paglen, Michael Green, and John Logan are also among the geniuses behind the film.
Release date, plot
Aliens Covenant?s release date is slated on May 19, 2017. Variety?reported that this is three months earlier than the initially planned August 2017 premiere date.
The movie will follow the story of the colony ship Covenant. Crew members will discover an uncharted paradise as it travels to the far side of the galaxy. However, they will eventually realize that the territory is a dark, menacing world.?
Video game to follow Aliens Covenant trailer?
The?Alien franchise has a huge following and stunning visual effects. Fans are curious if its filmmakers will ever consider giving it a video game spin-off.
The possibility was recently raised in the upcoming installment?s blog site. Some admit that there might not be a lot of fast-paced action given the movie?s creepy material. However, some suggested that the game can focus on simple exploration or mystery.
Fans are optimistic that an?Aliens: Covenant video game is possible. This is due to the release of Alien: Isolation back in 2014.?Creative Assembly developed the title. Sega published it for Windows and consoles.
Watch?Aliens: Covenant?s trailer HERE.?TheBitBag?will be on the lookout for a possible video game spin-off.?