PHOTO: First “Alien: Covenant” cast shot reveals crew of the “Prometheus” sequel’s ship

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Image Copyright 20th Century FOX

Image Copyright 20th Century FOX

The 2012 prequel “Prometheus” is something of a divisive topic among fans of the “Alien” franchise. Despite the fact that the movie brought back the original film’s director Ridley Scott, many felt it was a bit too convoluted and wound up raising more questions than it answered about the series’ complex mythology.

But like it or loathe it, “Prometheus” is getting a sequel entitled “Alien: Covenant”, and production has already wrapped. Today the film’s official Twitter feed sent out the first cast photo from the set. Check it out:

In the photo are cast members Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, and James Franco.

“Alien: Covenant” is scheduled to be released into theaters on May 17th of this year from 20th Century FOX.

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