Alien is an American science-fiction horror media franchise centered on the film series depicting Ellen Ripley and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as "the Alien", and depicting android David 8 and his experimentation in creating said lifeform.
Territories: POLAND, HUNGARY, RUSSIA & CIS, UKRAINE, GREECE, CYPRUS, BELARUS, LITHUANIA, LATVIA, ESTONIA, ROMANIA, BULGARIA, ALBANIA, CROATIA, SLOVENIA, SERBIA, BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA, CZECH REPUBLIC, SLOVAKIA
Owner: 20th Century Fox
Produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox, the series began with Alien (1979), directed by Ridley Scott. It was followed by three sequels, Aliens (1986), Alien 3 (1992), and Alien Resurrection (1997). Scott also directed a prequel series, composed of Prometheus (2012) and Alien: Covenant (2017).
The series has led to numerous books, comics, and video game spin-offs. The Alien vs. Predator franchise combines the continuities of the Alien franchise with the Predator franchise, and consists of two films as well as varying series of comics, books and video games.
Eleven years after the events of Prometheus, the colony ship Covenant, carrying thousands of colonists and hundreds of human embryos makes its way towards the planet Origae-6. The crew discovers an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
The film features returning star Michael Fassbender reprising his role as David from Prometheus and Katherine Waterston, with Billy Crudup, Danny McBride and Demián Bichir in supporting roles. Alien: Covenant premiered in May , 2017 worldwide. The film received generally positive reviews from critics, with many praising Fassbender's dual performance and calling the film a return to form for both director Ridley Scott and the franchise. The film grossed a worldwide total of $240 million.