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Prometheus’ Space Jockey Is Ready For His Close-Up

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Director Ridley Scott has been deliberately coy over the past few years when it comes to whether or not Prometheus is in any way connected to Alien. There have been rumors that it’s a direct prequel, or that any connections are minor. Some have said the infamous xenomorphs would be putting in an appearance, while others insisted that was just feverish fanboy wishful thinking. Despite Scott always playing it close to the vest, the recently released trailer seemed to remove all doubt: whether it’s an actual or prequel or not, Prometheus is definitely connected to Alien somehow.

The Prometheus trailer was riddled with clues, from the Alien-style logo to the appearance of a ship that looks awfully familiar to fans of Scott’s earlier film. And then, of course, there was the Space Jockey. The iconic and mysterious alien pilot dubbed “the Space Jockey” was discovered mummified in his chair by the crew of the Nostromo in Scott’s 1979 film, and he/she/it has been the subject of much speculation since then.

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What WALL-E Finds May Be His End In The Mash-up Trailer for WALL-ETHEUS

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I can’t think of any two movies which have less in common than WALL-E and Prometheus, or at least that’s the way it seems on the surface. This new mash-up trailer however, suggests something else.

The following video is a shot for shot remake of the Prometheus trailer using WALL-E. What’s particularly great is the way they’ve managed to match every image from Ridley Scott’s terrifying trailer with a nearly identical image from the Pixar film. Take a look…

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2012 Sci-Fi Movie Preview: Everything You Should Be Excited About

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In theory 2012 will be an amazing year for science fiction at the movies. Following the meager offerings of 2011, that’s pretty good news. Whether any of these upcoming films will deliver remains to be seen, but standing here and now looking over the precipice of a new year, 2012 looks like it could be one of the best years for science fiction ever.

Here’s a look at the upcoming sci-fi movies we think you should be most excited about in 2012.

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New Prometheus Image Featuring Spacesuited Noomi Rapace

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A brand new image from Prometheus, Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel, has popped up online. It features a closer look at the character being played by Noomi Rapace, in full space suit.

Rapace is probably best known for the brilliant performance she gave as Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo last year. She also had a prominent part in the more recently released Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Here she is in Prometheus

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50 Prometheus Trailer Screencap Images Reveal Alien Heads And Nightmare Worlds

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The first ever trailer for director Ridley Scott’s Prometheus has arrived and if you haven’t seen it yet, go here and watch right now. It’s the best movie trailer of the year.

It also moves pretty fast, throwing tons of horrific and fantastic images at the screen with reckless abandon. There’s so much going on here that if you blinked, you probably missed it.

To help we’ve taken more than 50 still shots from the trailer and complied them here for you. Among them you’ll see things like this alien head in a lab and what appears to be a humanoid alien leaping off a ledge. Go in-depth with the Prometheus trailer by browsing through the gallery here…

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Full Prometheus Trailer Is Here, Ridley Scott May Save Science Fiction

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The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel Prometheus has arrives and… it may be the best trailer of the year. Everything that’s been missing from science fiction over the past few years is here. The sense of scale. The sense of amazement and wonder. The feeling of absolute terror.

Watch the first trailer for Prometheus right here…