Directed by Ridley Scott
Produced by Ridley Scott. Mark Huffam, Michael Schaefer, David Giler, Walter Hill
Screenplay by John Logan
Story by Jack Paglen, Michael Green
Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir
Alien: Covenant is an upcoming American science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Jack Paglen, Michael Green, and John Logan. It is the sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus, the second installment in the Alien prequel series, the sixth installment overall in the Alien film series, and the third installment to be directed by Scott. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, and Guy Pearce, returning in their roles from Prometheus, with newcomers Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir and James Franco. The film is scheduled to be released on May 19, 2017.