Not surprisingly, AvPGalaxy has admitted that the art below is, indeed, an April Fool's Day joke.
Harry sent me this and wanted me to post it. Frankly, given that it's April 1- aka "April Fools Day" - I'm hesitant...very hesitant...to do so. On the other hand, if one were to leak legitimate art...perhaps like the piece pictured below...what better way to fuck with people's heads and convolute their assessments than to kick it onto The Net on April 1?
With this in mind, consider the following...
AvPGalaxy (aka ALIENS VS PREDATOR GALAXY) is posted what they are identifying as a piece of "Space Jockey" concept art from Ridley Scott's ALIENverse saga PROMETHEUS. This differs significantly from the Space Jockey concept art which leaked late last year, and was subsequently debunked.
The new picture in question appears here...
...but you can find a larger version of the same on AvPGalaxy's original posting HERE.
'Tis a nice image. Not sure about that Predator shoulder cannon, and wondering if that's either an nifty homage/cross connect...or a clue as to the art's potentially hoaxy/other origin nature.
My personal assessment? It certainly has the look, style, and tone one would expect from concept art devised for a Ridley Scott project of this ilk , but with so many amazingly talented artists and craftsmen empowered by glorious technology and their own raw ability these days, this "looking good" doesn't automatically mean it's actually from the project.
Something to mull and chew on until we learn more. We'll let you know when or if we do...watch for an "UPDATE" to this article.
I hate posting stories on April 1. I really, really do. Come what may, a tip of the hat to our reader John for pointing us towards this.
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