Alien: Covenant Adds Four More To Cast! Following on from this week’s earlier announcement that Demian Bichir was joining the cast of Alien: Covenant, Deadline is now reporting that an additional four have been added to the cast of Sir Ridley Scott’s upcoming Prometheus sequel:.
“Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is in the process of rounding out it main cast ahead of production, which is now being eyed to start next month. Jussie Smolett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo and Callie Hernandez have signed on to a cast that already features Micahel Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demian Bichir and Danny McBride.
Smolett plays Jamal Lyon on Fox’s hit primetime soap Empire which is in the middle of its second season. He’s repped by CAA and Vince Cirrincione and Associates.
Seimetz (Upstream Color) is co-creator of Starz’s upcoming The Girlfriend Experience and wrote and directed half of the episodes in Season 1 in addition to her supporting role. She’s repped by WME and One Entertainment.
Ejogo played Coretta Scott King in last year’s Oscar Best Picture nominated Selma and is up next in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. She’s repped by ICM Partners.
Hernandez (Machete Kills) recently wrapped shooting Damien Chazelle’s La La Land at Lionsgate opposite Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. She is repped by CAA and Management 360.”
As with Demian Bichir’s announcement there are no character names or details available yet but keep watching this space!