A new TV Spot for Prometheus has surfaced. It does contain some new dialogue that we’ve not heard before. Shaw refers to the Space Jockeys as Engineers.
Thanks to seeasea for the link
Verizon has uploaded a new behind-the-scenes featurette for Prometheus. This one goes into the design of the Prometheus spaceship. There’s interviews with Ridley Scott, Damon Lindelof and production designer Arthur Max. There are some new shots of the movie in there too.
Thanks to seeasea for the news.
There’s an updated article on The Hollywood Reporter about how the pre-sale tickets are doing for BFI IMAX in the UK. A the beginning of May, the movie had already surpassed records held by Avatar and Deathly Hallows Part 2. It’s shifted 30,000 tickets in total for BFI IMAX generating £470,977.
Scott’s movie, starring a galaxy of stars including Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Noomi Rapace, Idris Elba and Logan Marshall-Green, has earned £470,977 ($737,588) from the 30,000 tickets booked.
By the beginning of May, the BFI Imax said it had booked 18,287 tickets in its first full week of presales at the theater. At that time, ticket sales translated into £293,312 ($474,687) in gross pre-sale tickets, the highest grossing week ever.
Now, one week out from rollout pre-sales have continued to smash pre-sales levels from the 30,000 tickets booked.
That level of pre-booking outruns previous records posted by James Cameron’s Avatar and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Thanks to Peter for the news.
Update 27/05/12: A slightly longer version of this clip was featured on the Ellen Degeneres Show which you can see below.
A new Prometheus clip appeared on yesterday’s Jay Leno show. It shows Vickers questioning David and asking him what a mystery character said.
Thanks to Vickers and seeasea for the news.
There’s a new featurette on RTL.fr about Logan Marshall-Green’s character Holloway. The video starts off like the Shaw Quiet Eye viral video we saw a few weeks ago. He then gives a little background to his character and there’s some new footage of him in there too.
Thanks to Lostsoul for the news.
A new featurette is now live, entitled, the Vision of Prometheus. It was technically released last week but it was in a foreign language. The English vision has now been posted by 20th Century Fox in full HD. It features Ridley Scott and the cast talking about the movie. It shows off a couple of new shots we haven’t seen before.
Thanks to JaayDee for the news.
It appears a call sheet for Prometheus has appeared on eBay. It’s dated for June 21, 2011 and contains details of some scenes, particularly towards the end of the film. I kinda wish I hadn’t read it now. Read it at your own peril:
Thanks to hollypops for the news.
The BBFC has now updated its page for Prometheus to give Extended Classification Information, i.e. a more detailed reason why Prometheus was rated 15 in the UK. It does contain spoilers about what happens to certain people in the film. I don’t think this list is conclusive, it just gives examples of some of the gore that contributed to the rating.
The film contains a number of scenes of strong violence that feature heavy blows and bloody detail. For example, in one scene a character’s arm is broken, revealing blood and bone, and in another scene a character’s head is smashed against the floor, resulting in a large spurt of blood. This emphasis on bloody detail exceeds the terms of the BBFC’s Guidelines at ’12A’/’12′ and is more appropriately classified at ’15′ where the Guidelines state ‘Violence may be strong but should not dwell on the infliction of pain or injury’. There are also some scenes featuring gory detail, both when dead bodies are seen and when people are injured. One scene features some gory surgical detail that exceeds the type of ‘occasional gory moments’ that may be permitted at ’12A’.
The Guidelines at ’12A’/’12′ also state ‘Moderate physical and psychological threat may be permitted, provided disturbing sequences are not frequent or sustained’. The second half of the film in particular features a sense of threat towards the central characters that is both frequent and sustained.
PROMETHEUS also includes one use of strong language and one implied use of strong language, when a remark is broken up by static. It also includes some undetailed verbal sex references and a brief scene in which a couple start to have sex, without any nudity or other detail.
Thanks to Cvalda for the news.
Verizon has posted a further two TV Spots for Prometheus. The first is called Invitation and the second is called Explain. There’s some minor additional dialogue but in the first clip, you get to see the new creature we posted a few days ago in 1080p quality. It appears the creature’s tentacles are wrapped around the Engineer with Shaw trying to escape from it. You can find screenshots in this post.
Thanks to seeasea for the links.
There’s a fairly interesting interview on IfOnlyUK with Daniel Twiss AKA Daniel James who plays one of the Engineers in Prometheus. He talks about his time on set, what it was like working with Ridley Scott and what it was like in the costume. But most of all, he reveals his character’s fate. Fairly big spoilers below:
In the original Alien, the crew encounter the ‘Space Jockey’, now known as an ‘Engineer’ (the name for the alien race) however, as this is a semi-prequel, the ‘Engineers’ have a much bigger part to play. My character is that of a fairly young ‘Engineer’ who ritualistically sacrifices himself in the opening scene. This sacrifice is very different to any others as I have to drink an ancient mix which causes my body to literally disintegrate into the water around me. This then provides the first building blocks for new life to form on the alien planet. There are two other ‘Engineers’ who are in the rest of the film and have fairly large parts, but you will have to wait for release to find out more.
Thanks to seeasea for the news.