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Charlize Theron thinks it is pretty badass to be in a Ridley Scott Space Movie! PROMETHEUS featurette

Published at: May 21, 2012, 1:38 p.m. CST

Hey folks, Harry here...   PROMETHEUS is beginning to hop into the next gear in terms of marketing and we're beginning to see images in these featurettes that we might not want to see.   There's a moment with Charlize with a flamethrower in this spot that I wish I could erase from my brain.   So tread carefully, if you haven't already been doing so.   As for me, I just can't help myself.   I have to see this stuff - the foreplay before the release of a film like PROMETHEUS is part of the fun of this kind of film.   So - here ya go...





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  • May 21, 2012, 1:40 p.m. CST

    MUST.......RESIST

    by lookylookymoontard

  • May 21, 2012, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Second!!

    by Astronut

  • May 21, 2012, 1:42 p.m. CST

    9 Days to go, must be strong

    by lookylookymoontard

  • May 21, 2012, 1:43 p.m. CST

    by lanquix

    4th!

  • I hope this film makes shitloads of money. Because it will send a sign that "ORIGINAL BIG-BUDGET, HI-CONCEPT SCI-FI" can STILL BE DONE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • May 21, 2012, 1:46 p.m. CST

    SHE IS SO FUCKING HOT!!!!

    by J-Dizzle

  • May 21, 2012, 1:50 p.m. CST

    I should never have watched that!!

    by Rob

    Jesus!! Enough spoilers!!

  • May 21, 2012, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Wow -- he actually used physical sets!

    by Chris Moody

    That giant head looks pretty cool.

  • May 21, 2012, 1:52 p.m. CST

    Vince Vaughn on Charlize Theron

    by Rob

    Anyway, back when Craig Kilborn had his CBS late-night show, he supposedly had a male actor on for two segments and they were supposedly talking about women during commercial. Either the actor didn't realize that they were miked and everyone in the control booth could hear him, or he didn't care. The actor asked if Kilborn had ever "had the Theron," meaning Charlize Theron. Kilborn said no. That's when the actor smirked, leaned in and said, "Kilby … you have GOT to try the Theron." That actor was Vince Vaughn

  • May 21, 2012, 1:56 p.m. CST

    Oh big deal, we already knew it gets onboard the ship another way

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    Probably the eye sperm. She's just following protocol like Ripley wanted to in Alien, just no Ash to overide her this time.

  • Make it so, Ridley!

  • May 21, 2012, 2 p.m. CST

    Charlize Theron is my fantasy.....

    by DangerDave

    director.......minus the direction. I would drink her bathwater.

  • May 21, 2012, 2:10 p.m. CST

    ape ancestor is replaced with alien seed

    by alienindisguise

  • May 21, 2012, 2:12 p.m. CST

    Come on Ridley, can't all women astronauts be naked in the future?

    by Jaster Mareel

    The fucking Feregi had that shit worked out!

  • I think this film has performance anxiety when faced with all the fucking comic book movies so they're blowing their load in the trailers. But they shouldn't because despite being technically an Alien prequel, it looks a lot more original than the fucking comic book movies coming out this summer.

  • May 21, 2012, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Aww hell nawww

    by unparanoid_android

    really wish I hadn't seen that. Why da fuck did they have to incluse that flame thrower shot?? In other news - I'd happily give my left nut for an hour in the sack with Theron. Dat ass...

  • May 21, 2012, 2:20 p.m. CST

    I've watched entirely too many clips from this movie.

    by Yelsaeb

    That is all.

  • May 21, 2012, 2:23 p.m. CST

    Ape Ancestors but huge evolutionary leaps...

    by zinc_chameleon

    in a very short time. We went from Old Stone Age to New Stone Age in no more than 1000 years. That's from being only as bright as Neanderthals, to the Cave Paintings of Lascaux and Alta Mira, and Chauvet, where 28,000 years ago they worked out the principles of animation.

  • May 21, 2012, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Still....barely....holding.........on.........from.....spoilers

    by LowDevil

    Not sure how long i can keep from watching anything Prometheus related. Its so hard

  • May 21, 2012, 2:26 p.m. CST

    I Think This Was Pretty Obviously Marked With Spoiler Tags

    by Raskolnikov_was_framed

    so stop complaining if you chose to watch it and saw something you didn't want to...you were warned

  • May 21, 2012, 2:41 p.m. CST

    Retread?

    by Kevin

    Seems like it,... Harry,the website,update,remember?

  • May 21, 2012, 2:50 p.m. CST

    MORE STUFF:

    by Roderich

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w6RXFeV7VE&feature=related more Spoilers included! be aware!

  • May 21, 2012, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Fuck it!

    by I am_NOTREAL

    I'm going the other way, I want to see anything and everything I can! It's been 33 years, another week or two isn't going to heighten the experience. GIVE ME ALL OF IT RIDLEY!! AHHHHHHHhhhhh

  • May 21, 2012, 3:06 p.m. CST

    The script

    by adml_shake

    Didn't the script for this leak out months ago? I remember reading it, but it hasn't dulled my desire to see this movie a single bit.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:11 p.m. CST

    SPOILERS

    by twogunjames

    You will not mind seeing it once the film starts. It's a tony little bit of the story. It's a BIG story.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:27 p.m. CST

    raskolnikov_was_framed Re: Spoilers

    by daggor

    Just because there's a sign on some meth that reads: "Do Not Enjoy This Meth," that's not going to stop me from grabbing a hit of that sweet, delicious meth.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Does eye sperm guy nail Noomi getting her knocked up giant tequilla worm?

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    They seem buddy, buddy in most scenes. Just a theory. Maybe Fassbender gives him the black goo as a "small things" experiment. Seems safe to assume he removes the worm too.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:32 p.m. CST

    daggor agreed

    by Raskolnikov_was_framed

    I've watched every single piece of marketing for this film...I've had some things spoiled for sure...but I won't complain about it because I chose to click play

  • May 21, 2012, 3:42 p.m. CST

    daggor.... hahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Astronut

  • May 21, 2012, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Shouting Orders Badass or Naked Push-ups Badass?

    by Doctor_Strangepork

  • That's cool but I wish it were THREE HOURS instead of TWO.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:55 p.m. CST

    I don't see why she couldn't

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    Vickers clearly bailing right before Prometheus rams the ship. So she probably survives to the last act.

  • May 21, 2012, 3:57 p.m. CST

    The twist at the end...

    by adml_shake

    will be that M. Knight Shyamalan directed the whole thing by speaking commands into the ear piece that Ridley Scott was wearing.

  • May 21, 2012, 4:10 p.m. CST

    enough foreplay

    by Titus05

  • May 21, 2012, 4:23 p.m. CST

    If it is R-Rated, will we seed her workout in the nude?

    by BigTuna

  • May 21, 2012, 4:30 p.m. CST

    Adml shake

    by ayrton1

    Thats just not funny and borders on cruel. I am gonna have that in the back of my mind for the next 9 days waiting for the film to drop.

  • Tried watching Event Horizon earlier today. All I could see is how it could've been better.

  • May 21, 2012, 4:37 p.m. CST

    I think I saw this...

    by Hugh G Rekshun

    ...posted on one of the Prometheus fan-sites about a week ago...except w/o the hi-res.

  • May 21, 2012, 4:38 p.m. CST

    I have a feeling this movie is going to be about God.

    by I Hope You Die

    Not just alien gods. But the supernatural sort of God that shows up in science fiction movies now and again and makes atheists froth.

  • "God did it," FUCK THAT SHIT!

  • May 21, 2012, 4:56 p.m. CST

    Vickers

    by MajorBludd

    Vickers IS Weyland. Vickers is an android body which hosts Weyland's brain/memory engrams. Theron might be the hottest girl ever.

  • May 21, 2012, 5:09 p.m. CST

    So she uses a flame thrower...

    by googamooga

    On someone (couldn't really tell who, David?), what's the big deal? It's not like we saw the monster or anything...

  • May 21, 2012, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Chickenstu, agreed re: Event Horizon

    by I am_NOTREAL

    I wanted that movie to be good. In a way it's as big a disappointment as Phantom Menace. All I wanted was a competent Alien knockoff, but watching it now I just see missed opportunity after missed opportunity.

  • There's no way that's it. No way. Lacks motivation.

  • May 21, 2012, 5:35 p.m. CST

    The flamethrower scene implies Vickers is this movie's Sigourney...

    by I Hope You Die

    ...it's the chick who says "you're not bringing him on my ship" and gets shit done who survives to the end.

  • May 21, 2012, 5:42 p.m. CST

    (eyes closed, fingers in ears) la..la..la..la..la..la..la..la..

    by adeceasedfan

    Don't want to see one more image until my ass is in the theater.

  • May 21, 2012, 6:18 p.m. CST

    Aeon Flux had lots of cool stuff in it

    by even9

    & she was a great Aeon Flux. I am wondering & curious enough about what her evil queen of the snow white gothic fantasy film will entail..

  • May 21, 2012, 6:30 p.m. CST

    even9, Theron is far more beautiful than Kristen Stewart.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    There is no way Kristen Stewart is the fairest of them all. Theron looks damn good as the Queen. Enough for me to buy a ticket? The more I think about it, the more I think so. But I will be rooting for Theron the whole time.

  • May 21, 2012, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Too bad they didn't go for a hard R and include lots of tits!

    by smudgewhat

    Big tits, small tits, happy sad tits, suckled tits. You get my drift.

  • May 21, 2012, 6:39 p.m. CST

    Want to like

    by waslah

    I really, really want to like this movie. A lot of what I see makes it look fantastic...but there's something in the back of my head that keeps telling me I'm going to be disappointed. That ultimately they'll be a lot of great imagery and freakish moments that still add up to a rather blah experience. It comes from moments like in the clips for this featurette where the acting just seems...off for some reason. I do hope I'm wrong.

  • May 21, 2012, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Charlize is hotter with black hair

    by Mugato5150

    And she has black hair and black leather in Aeon Flux but she has black hair and is naked in The Devil's Advocate. But she's also all scratched up and bruised. But you're going to see a little of that when you fuck Satan.

  • May 21, 2012, 6:52 p.m. CST

    THIS IS SO SIX DAYS AGO....

    by ThisBethesdaSea

    Up yer game Aint It Cool staff

  • May 21, 2012, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Re : stereotypical evil archer

    by Real Deal

    Sorry but I liked the ending to BSG and I'm not particularly religious. It's more like God or what ever the higher power was ( they weren't really conclusive aout that " You know he doesn't like that name " ) manipulated it. Since the higher power bit was also part of the original BSG and they were loosely following it that part made sense. Also it's not like you didn't know that there was something else going on from the beginning.

  • In the trailer, we see pictures from around the world of the same "star map." The archaeologists say that they believe aliens came to Earth and left these clues for us to find them. Well, what if aliens didn't draw those pictures? What if, far from space, they sent messages to Earth (telepathic or radio or other) that were picked up by primitive cultures from around the world, and those humans drew what they saw in their heads, as "messages from God". The space jockeys may have never visited Earth. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if they simply find out about Earth in the film from Prometheus being there. They could have sent messages to millions of worlds, preparing the people of those worlds to accept them when they arrived. Anyway, there is my crazy theory.

  • May 21, 2012, 8:03 p.m. CST

    It is rated "R"...

    by vettebro

    Hell yeah! I can't wait! Everyone I know wants to see this movie. At least the theater won't be full of fucking kids...

  • spoilers.... ....really, it's a big spoiler........ I have footage of Noomi Rapace trying to escape a large, tentacled, VERY Cthulhu-like creature as an engineer/terraformer gets entangled by it. It's *supposedly* the adult version of the spawn which gets surgically removed from Noomi (briefly seen in the second trailer).

  • May 21, 2012, 9 p.m. CST

    I didn't do it...

    by SlickyVonBoner

    I didn't look. I don't want anything to be spoiled for me for this movie. I wish I didn't even know it was an Alien semi-prequel thingy whatever. If the Rotten Tomato scores start rolling in, in the 80 or 90 percents than it"ll be boner-city until 6/8. I think this will be an epic year for movies.

  • May 21, 2012, 9:10 p.m. CST

    real deal, we won't agree on BSG, but George R.R. Martin agrees with me!

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    BSG took the easy way out. The "something else" being God all along... give me a break. The cynicism, the struggle for survival and the recurring idea of hope in the face of fate was the real spirit of the story; to take that away by having God do it was the ultimate cop-out. They (the writers) built it, but they didn't know where to go, the writers gave up. The ending wasn't known all along, it was not in the series bible (how ironic!). Listen to Moore's podcasts and commentaries; It ended up more as a "fuck you" to their studio system for screwing them over several years, but it became more of a "fuck you" to the fans who expected and were promised answers. It was a betrayal to the genre they claimed to embrace. It was a betrayal to the fans they claimed wouldn't be let down. Dues ex machina is not story telling.

  • May 21, 2012, 9:20 p.m. CST

    The Twist: Vickers becomes a Space Jockey...

    by zinc_chameleon

    It was a reveal in the very first trailer, and clearly Ridley thought better of it, and never used it again. Meredith Vickers is naked on the surface of the planet, calmly watching nanomachines reform her. And another obvious twist, if you know anything about nanotechnology: the little bastard machines rebuild a perfectly good new spaceship, by combing the two wreckages. Violation and transformation are the two important themes in Prometheus.

  • May 21, 2012, 10:40 p.m. CST

    What have I done? WHAT HAVE I DONE?! (Dammit, I watched it.)

    by tylerzero

  • May 22, 2012, 12:31 a.m. CST

    Miss Charlize -I only take roles that inspire me- Theron.

    by Ted Knight

    Uh Huh, and one big-aaaaaaass mother fuckin' paycheck! I'm a 1 percentin' multiple mansion dwellin' gajillionaire bitches! And seriously guys, that face has seen better days. Mighty Joe Young Charlize? Oh yeah! Young Adult Charlize? eehhhhhhhhhhhhhh... where's that taut skinned little flesh package Noomi at?

  • May 22, 2012, 3:51 a.m. CST

    So why are they showing....SPOILERS...

    by Shermdawg

    ...the giant tentacle monster saving Rapace from the Space Jockey in the latest commercial??????? Why give that away?

  • I think what's happening is that FOX knows there's a built-in, fail-safe audience for Ridley Scott and ALIEN, so they can show whatever they want and it won't matter. Likewise, the more tantalizing, spoilery, canon-like imagery they show, the more die-hard fans want to see it actually play out. Then there's the Sci-Fi/horror *pocorn* audience, where they're playing the trailers and TV spots like a sizzle reel, since that audience won't be spotting the ALIEN references, so they have to pump it up to all markets. So, yeah, I think FOX knows they have a big hit on their hands and it's win-win for each side of the draw.

  • May 22, 2012, 6:15 a.m. CST

    Re: Event Horizon

    by MotherPussBucket

    Event Horizon WAS better, until Anderson was forced by Paramount to cut 20 minutes of violent scenes in order to receive an R rating. I think it was Paramount's missed opportunity rather than Anderson's. Not to say that the movie would have been a certain classic or anything, but damn it would have been better.

  • The creature is a krynoid. And that big head is obviously modelled after Charlize her own bad self just like in the Tom Baker Doctor Who arc "Face of Evil". David is just a mobile version of Xoanan. And Noomi Rapace is the spittin' image of the young Elisabeth Sladen - DW's Sarah Jane. Plus I hear that later in the movie the Space Jockey wears a multi-coloured scarf.

  • May 22, 2012, 8:16 a.m. CST

    Want to know how it ends? *spoilers*

    by vezner2007

    The big tie-in to the Alien franchise is Ripley popping out of an Alien egg in the nude! Kind of like jumping out of a big Birthday cake. It's a gift from Ridley to the Alien nerds. *boing!*

  • Just because Vickers is doing a voiceover during that clip doesn't mean that it's physically Vickers in the clip. It doesn't even mean that the voiceover is part of that scene in the movie itself; it could be taken from a Vickers scene elsewhere. Trailers play this trick all the time.

  • C'mon, we all know that 'The Seeds of Doom' is a direct lift of 'The Thing from Another World' and its progenitor. Alien plant monster in the Antarctic thawed out and taking over base personnel?

  • May 22, 2012, 9:36 a.m. CST

    prometheus = movie event of the summer/year.

    by alice133

  • May 22, 2012, 10:19 a.m. CST

    Come on, we all know the plot is lifted from Fools Rush In

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    After a one night stand with Isabel (Salma Hayek, Alex (Matthew Perry) realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions. If that isn't a summary straight out of what we've seen in the trailers, I don't know what is.

  • May 22, 2012, 10:27 a.m. CST

    PROMETHEUS = BRING CONDOMS FOR YOUR EYEBALLS!!!

    by Astronut

    Because they are getting RAPED

  • May 22, 2012, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Charlize Theron, you're my fantasy erection

    by Orionsangels

  • May 22, 2012, 10:52 a.m. CST

    Lame. Why didn't they do a viral to introduce Vickers?

    by Royston Lodge

    Like, have Vickers starring in a evil corporate training video or sumthin'.

  • http://ifonlyuk.com/interviews/interview-daniel-twiss/

  • May 22, 2012, 11:40 a.m. CST

    @justmyluck (SPOILERS)

    by obijuanmartinez

    Saw this footage, and after I got my head outta the gutter (having seen enough Hentai & tentacles), I remembered reading about some of the old A L I E N concepts from the O' Bannon "Starbeast" days which involved tentacles... Still don't think this would kill ATMoM...would LOVE to see that, no matter what

  • Btw, it's officially R rated now, right? Yay!

  • May 22, 2012, 12:58 p.m. CST

    Ad with tentacle monster...

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I24QUMglk3s

  • May 22, 2012, 2:27 p.m. CST

    ...but....

    by justmyluck

    spoiler....... As I mentioned up the TB a bit, I'm pretty sure this is more of a direct reference to Lovecraft and the Cthulhu — as Guillermo del Toro recently spoke to the media about *the ending* of PROMETHEUS. Just as Ridley attracted Giger to ALIEN after seeing his 1977 Necronomicon book, Ridley dipping into Lovecraftian imagery for this would make just as much sense.

  • May 22, 2012, 2:56 p.m. CST

    The naked person at the beginning of the first trailer is a man.

    by I Hope You Die

    No way Theron has hands like that.

  • So really, it was Sharkotopus that did it in, not Prometheus.

  • May 22, 2012, 3:19 p.m. CST

    @domi'sinnerchild: It's more Lovecraftian than just the tentacles.

    by justmyluck

  • May 22, 2012, 3:24 p.m. CST

    @domi'sinnerchild

    by justmyluck

    ....spoilers, again.... ...yes....avoid.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovecraft_Mythos

  • May 22, 2012, 3:28 p.m. CST

    About BSG ending...

    by eguang

    I must have missed "something". To me the ending of BSG was about this last generation of human beings making the right decision to ally with the cylons and also to get rid of the technology that broke the time travel cycle and changed the future (no more civil war with the cylons). Sure, they had the help of the Gods but at the end it was the decision of the humans. Who knows if in the previous time cycles there were also other in-head angels and they still chose to keep the technology when they timed travel back to pre-historic times. What I hated about the ending is how extremey boring the last episode was. I don't know who directed it or edited it. It did not play with my emotions the way the last episode of a series does.

  • Let's say it really is a complete knockoff of Mouth of Madness (highly possible with the hacky writers) and Del Torro was rightfully scared off. Wouldn't that be kind of a disappointment? You'd hope this would be a more original story than Alien rehash set up with a spooky more action filled highly Lovecraft influenced third act. Personally, I really hope there's more to this movie than that. At this point, "eeeek, Tentacle God!" sounds more like the Ghostbusters sequel than an Alien prequel. Seriously, Ghostbusters, South Park, and Justice League have mined for gold here. I have trouble accepting that was the big "gotta make this movie now" idea that showed up in the script and got a 200 million budget. But then again, they made John Carter so what do I know?

  • May 22, 2012, 4:41 p.m. CST

    @:domi'sinnerchild: NO.

    by justmyluck

    ...spoilers.... ...turn back ye lost souls.... The Engineers in PROMETHEUS are the god-like beings who presided over worlds, like Earth, as are the *old ones* in the Cthulhu series. The crew of the PROMETHEUS being completely out of their league in understanding how the Engineers consider humans irrelevant, and the horrors they are dealt in learning this, is also out of Lovecraft. In the end, the Engineers in PROMETHEUS and the *Elders* in AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS are both revealed to have destroyed by their own creations. Yes, there's more.

  • May 22, 2012, 4:47 p.m. CST

    @:domi'sinnerchild, re: tenacled god

    by justmyluck

    ...spoilers.... ...sigh.... I forgot to address directly that the tentacled creature isn't a god.

  • May 22, 2012, 5:10 p.m. CST

    God, Monster, Vagina-Penis-Snake... doesn't matter

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    There isn't the wow and shock factor in that of say... an alien design by a creepy little foreign dude with a disgusting lifecycle nobody had ever thought of before. Engineers as Gods and tentacles things as monsters equals done to death pseudo religeous sci-fi crap only people like fans of the Riddick movies feel is underappreciated. Even more so because the target audience thinks it's a ripoff and it killed the actual big budget version of the source material... assuming the electric alien invasion guy did rip it off in his story.

  • I'll be there opening day with a packed house.

  • May 22, 2012, 5:25 p.m. CST

    If you mean that it'll suck if it's a Lovecraft ripoff, then yes

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    I have made up my mind. The bar is much higher for this movie than to just rehash some old books and throw an android the shoots basketball on a bike in.

  • http://www.google.com/search?q=Alien+lovecraft+Giger Reading about a subject, before shitting on it, might save having to wrench your foot out of your mouth in the future.

  • May 26, 2012, 7:15 p.m. CST

    My hope is

    by donkey_lasher

    That Scott pissed on all of the Alien spinoffs, apart from Aliens, and fucks Fox over when he reveals that the Aliens were created in this future. That would make AVP and Predator 2 invalid.

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