R | | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Ridley Scott initially wanted Max von Sydow for the role of Peter Weyland. However, Scott and Damon Lindelof conceived of a scene in which David the android (Michael Fassbender) would interface with Weyland while in hypersleep, and that Weyland's dream would reflect his looks as a younger man since he is ... ...
(at around 54 mins) When Fifield and Milburn are examining the pile of dead alien bodies, one of the alien hands (in the right part of the screen) wiggles slightly as if made of rubber.
The opening title appears in the piece-by-piece fashion of the original Alien (1979) movie.
English, Scottish Gaelic
£6,234,812 (UK) (3 June 2012)