As the release date for Covenant approaches, hype for the Alien franchise is at an all-time high, and fans are going to get some nice events to commemorate the occasion. And one of the biggest events they'll be able to indulge in, is seeing the original Alien in theaters - perhaps for the first time.
Fox released a press release, announcing Alien's return to theaters. You can check it out below to find out the details:
In May, everyone will be reminded that in space, no one can hear you scream when Twentieth Century Fox's "Alien: Covenant" launches into theaters May 19th. To commemorate the return of the iconic Xenomorphs to the big screen, April 26th will officially be deemed ALIEN DAY as the countdown for the highly anticipated new chapter in Ridley Scott's groundbreaking sci-fi thriller continues.
This one-night screening event features the original "Alien" film starring Sigourney Weaver at participating RPX Regal Cinema theaters. Fans will enjoy this sci-fi thriller plus be treated to footage from "Alien: Covenant" and a one-of-a-kind exclusive commemorative ticket. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 18th for ALIEN DAY screenings plus fans can purchase advance tickets for "Alien: Covenant" at regmovies.com.
So there you have it: if you've ever wanted to see the original Alien up on the big screen in all its slow-burn sci-fi horror glory, you better get yourself a ticket.
Alien: Covenant will be in theaters on May 19, 2017. The film currently holds a modest 3.68/5 in our Comicbook.com User Anticipation Rankings - but we expect that number to grow as the release date gets closer. How excited are you to jump back into the dark world of Alien? Let us know by ranking the film for yourself, below.
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Director Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.
The cast features Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, and Benjamin Rigby.