Prometheus is connected to Alien: Fassbender

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    The explorers must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

  • Charlize Theron

    Charlize Theron plays Meredith Vickers in the film.

  • Michael Fassbender

    Shame star Michael Fassbender will play David, the robot.

  • Noomi Rapace

    Noomi Rapace plays the integral part of Elizabeth Shaw in the film.

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    In Ridly Scott's signature style, the audience will be subjected to many more aliens and creatures from other worlds.

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    Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender in a still from the film.

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    The film promises plenty of graphics and special effects.

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    A space jockey in the film.

After winning critical acclaim for playing the younger version of the supervillain Magneto in the film, X Men: First Class, which was a prequel to the popular X Men film series, actor Michael Fassbender is excited about his latest flick — Prometheus, which released yesterday.

Directed by filmmaker Ridley Scott, the film, which has been called as a loose prequel to the hit Alien series, stars Fassbender as an android called David.

Explaining his role in the film, the 35-year-old actor says, “He’s an android, but like a butler. He doesn’t think about people’s suffering that much. He has an empathy and he’s developed that. But he’s more curious, like a child burning ants with a magnifying glass.”

As for the connection of Prometheus to the Alien cinematic universe, Fassbender says, “There’s a connection to Alien. It’s a totally different world in this film that we’re introduced to, that runs parallel with it (the Alien world). One word I would use to describe it is intelligent.”


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