Here’s The Trailer For The Trailer For Ridley Scott’s Prometheus (UPDATED)

Director Ridley Scott in Prometheus (2012) Movie Set Image

Apparently we’re at the point as movie fans where just a trailer is not enough to get us excited. Now we get trailers for trailers. The latest upcoming film to make use of this trend is “Prometheus”, Ridley Scott’s (“Alien”, “Blade Runner”) impending return to the sci-fi genre. The full trailer drops this Thursday, December 22, but until then you have this little glimpse to sate your appetite.

There isn’t a whole lot to this, but you get a peek at Michael Fassbender with some stylin’ blond highlights, some decidedly “Alien” looking set pieces, and some of that sweet boiling acid that fans of the original series love so much. “Prometheus” is loosely connected to the “Alien” cannon, though exactly how much remains to be seen. From this footage the relation seems obvious, but that could easily be a publicity ploy banking on the fan nostalgia for the original.

With “Prometheus”, he [Scott] creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

“Prometheus” is still six months away, and opens June 8, 2012. Directed by Scott, the film stars Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, and Guy Pearce.

Get more images and videos in our “Prometheus” preview page.

UPDATE: Here’s a second trailer preview that popped up online shortly after the first. It shows more of the same, but this time you get to see Charlize Theron.

Via : Apple



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  • Deejay

    Hope its not one of these everyone going mad one by one things.

    • http://twitter.com/BrentMMcKnight Brent McKnight

      I know, there’s not much there, but it is enough to pique my interest.

  • Zeroshot

    so PUMPED!