A couple days ago, 20th Century Fox released the trailer for Ridley Scottâ€™s upcoming film, Alien: Covenant. This film acts as both a sequel to 2012â€™s Prometheus, and a prequel to the 1979 classic franchise-starting film, Alien. The Alien franchise has a proud tradition of being bloody, violent, and terrifying, and as such, Alien: Covenant is the perfect film to have a red band trailer, and around Christmas last year, we got one. And boy was it great.
A few days ago, we got a brand new trailer for the upcoming horror sci-fi flick, but noticeably absent was the presence of a red band companion trailer. Well, for those who were patiently waiting around to see a red band trailer, youâ€™re in luck.
The studio just released a red band trailer for the film, but if you were expecting to see the Xenomorph begin tearing its victims limb from limb in a bloodspattered gorefest, then youâ€™re out of luck. The red band trailer is almost identical to the original one. In fact, so close is it, that once weâ€™d finished viewing the trailer, I went back to check to make sure I had actually clicked on the right trailer. It turns out I had, and that the differences were minimal.
Rather than up the blood factor, they seemed to have allowed the trailer to drop one F-bomb, and they threw in two different shots for good measure. The only real notable one seems to be a shot of what looks like a skinless Engineer. Kind of cool, but not a game changer. At the end of the day, however, the shots donâ€™t make any difference in the experience. If you were somehow hoping this would show you the violence weâ€™re bound to get in the flick, youâ€™ll walk away pretty disappointed.
Regardless, what did you think of the trailer? Let us know your thoughts down below!
Alien: Covenant hits theaters on May 19, 2017.
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SOURCE: JoBlo Movie Trailers