Ridley Scott’s epic thriller Prometheus takes its name from the state-of-the-art spaceship that transports its crew to a distant, foreboding world. Check out a new video showing the spaceship now
Ridley Scott’s 1979 film Alien terrified the world using tension, shadows and props and now, 33 years later almost to the day, he’s back with Prometheus.
Prometheus lands in cinemas in the US and Canada on 8 June. That’s in just two days! In the UK, we’ve been treated to the film’s release already. If you’ve seen it let us know what you think.
Hopefully you’ve managed to stir clear of all the spoilers that can be found all over the internet. Don’t worry, we’re not about to ruin anything for you – here’s just a little something about the stupendous work on the awesome spaceship to get you in the mood.
Watch production designer Arthur Max and Ridley Scott discussing the design of Prometheus
As Scott says: “It’s opened up the door to get bolder, get better and get your attention…”
It’s certainly done that. We hope you enjoy the film! Don’t forget to let us know what you think of it.
Look out for a special making-of Prometheus article in the next issue of 3D World
Find out how leading effects houses The Moving Picture Company (MPC), Weta Digital and Fuel VFX, and several others helped to terrify the world again in our special making-of Prometheus article in next issue’s 3D World – on sale on 19th June.