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Noomi Rapace’s original role in Alien: Covenant detailed

After taking centre stage as the franchise’s lead in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus back in 2012, Noomi Rapace was originally set to continue exploring the story of Dr. Elizabeth Shaw in what eventually became Alien: Covenant.

However, Scott’s plans for the sequel changed and Rapace found herself relegated to the briefest of cameos and a quick appearance in an online prologue/short entitled The Crossing [watch it here], with her character killed off screen between movies.

Well, thanks to creature designer Carlos Huantes, we now have some insight into what was originally in store for Shaw in the first version of Covenant – a.k.a. Alien: Paradise Lost – with Huantes telling Hn Entertainment (via Collider):

“Prior to the black goo genocide, I know that in the script I had, the early script, there was the story between Shaw and David, and how and why David got reassembled. That story happens at

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