That Alien prequel is NOT an Alien prequel anymore

Not really alien anymore

Director Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox have finally announced an official title, release date and star for Scott’s highly anticipated Alien prequel. There’s just one thing … it’s NOT an Alien prequel anymore.

According to Deadline, the film is now called Prometheus and is scheduled for a March 9th, 2012 release, with Swedish actress Noomi Rapace (Sherlock Holmes 2) confirmed for the lead role of Elizabeth Shaw as rumored for months. While the movie originally started development as a prequel to Scott’s 1979 classic Alien, he now says that it has changed—with the help of screenwriter and Lost showrunner Damon Lindelof—into something completely different and wholly original.

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