2012 Summer Movie Guide

Prometheus

2012 Summer Movie Guide

ABOUT THE MOVIE

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Prometheus

Prometheus

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A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

STARRING:Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce

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WHO WILL DIG IT?

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Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender

Sci-fi fanatics who have been buzzing about this film for months will be the first in line, followed by an extensive army of people looking for summer thrills.

THREE GOOD REASONS

  • 1It is the much-anticipated pseudo-prequel to "Alien." ("Pseudo" because the filmmakers have shied away from using the term, but have admitted it takes place "in the same universe" as "Alien.")
  • 2Its authenticity: Other than the original, "Prometheus" is the only other "Alien" film in the entire franchise directed by Ridley Scott.
  • 3The cast: Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba and Guy Pearce!? Talk about a dream team.

BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW

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Charlize Theron

The robots' names in the series are in alphabetical order, according to film release dates: Ash is in "Alien" (1979), Bishop is in "Aliens" (1986) and Alien 3 (1992), Call is in "Alien: Resurrection" (1997) and now David, played by Michael Fassbender, is in "Prometheus."

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