Update: Article updated with final box office actuals.
The box office generated strong business this weekend, with both Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and the Ridley Scott sci-fi action prequel Prometheus carving out their own respective strong showings. Prometheus had a stronger opening day — $21.466M vs. $20.651M — but ‘Madagascar 3′ led […]
The Ridley Scott “Alien” prequel Prometheus opened to a very strong $3.56 million from Thursday midnight showings (at 1,368 theaters). That’s a very impressive number, eclipsing both MIB 3 ($1.55M) and last weekend’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” ($1.38M) by more than twofold. Including the Thursday midnights, Prometheus opened Friday to an impressive first place estimated $21.4M […]
Snow White and the Huntsman debuted in first place this weekend with an impressive $56.218M from 3,733 theaters. The $170M-budgeted Rupert Sanders-directed adventure film opened to $20.469M on Friday, increased 2.8% on Saturday to $21.034M and declined 30% on Sunday to $14.715M. ‘Huntsman’ topped last weekend’s “MIB 3″ ($54.593M) to become the year’s fourth best […]
Hampton Fancher is in talks to reunite with his “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott to develop the idea for the original screenplay for the Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free, and Bud Yorkin produced follow up to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief Executive Officers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.
The filmmakers are also revealing for the first time that the much-anticipated project is intended to be a sequel to the renowned original. The filmmakers would reveal only that the new story will take place some years after the first film concluded.
The complete press release is included after the jump.
Continue reading Original Blade Runner writer Hampton Fancher to write Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner sequel
20th Century Fox has released the first clip for Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi action drama Prometheus online. Click over the jump to watch the 1-minute clip.
Ridley Scott, director of “Alien” and “Blade Runner,” returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which 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.
Prometheus is scheduled to hit conventional, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 8, 2012. Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Sean Harris, Kate Dickie, Logan Marshall-Green and Patrick Wilson star.
Continue reading Watch the first clip from Ridley Scott’s Prometheus
The official Facebook page for 20th Century Fox’s Prometheus has been updated in honor of the page reaching 200,000 fans with a batch of six new photos. Click over the jump to check out the latest.
Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron, Prometheus is scheduled to hit conventional, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 8, 2012.
Continue reading New Photos: Ridley Scott’s Prometheus
20th Century Fox has confirmed that Ridley Scott’s Prometheus will be rated R for “sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language”.
Click over the jump to check out the latest international trailer for the film. Prometheus is scheduled to hit conventional, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 8, 2012.
Continue reading Prometheus R-rating confirmed
20th Century Fox has released the full-length theatrical trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. Watch the trailer after the jump.
Prometheus is scheduled to hit conventional, 3D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 8, 2012. The film stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.
Continue reading Full theatrical trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that Prometheus, the summer’s scariest action event picture and director Ridley Scott’s return to the genre he helped define, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released in IMAX® digital and film theatres domestically and in a select number of IMAX theatres internationally, starting June 8, 2012.
In other news, WonderCon has announced that on Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. PST / 7 p.m. EST, director Ridley Scott will premiere the first full trailer for the film.
The complete press release for the IMAX release is included after the jump.
Continue reading Prometheus to be released in IMAX 3D on June 8 + Ridley Scott to reveal new trailer on March 17
Earlier this week it was reported that Harrison Ford was in talks to join the cast of the Blade Runner project that is currently in production. Production partners denied the report and now director Ridley Scott has responded to those rumors, telling EW that the project — which hasn’t been designated to be a […]
A new photo featuring Noomi Rapace and Logan Marshall-Green in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus has been released. Click to enlarge.
Prometheus also stars Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba and Charlize Theron. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on June 8, 2012.
UPDATE: Alcon Entertainment has denied Twitch’s reporting [via Deadline]:
Alcon Entertainment, the producer/financier teaming with director Ridley Scott to return to the world of the 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner, is adamantly denying a web report claiming original star Harrison Ford is in early talks to return as replicant hunter […]