Newswire: Ridley Scott will connect Prometheus to Alien, no matter how many sequels it takes

When the hype machine for Prometheus was first being constructed, one of the aspects that sci-fi fans were the most curious about was its connection to the Alien movies. The trailers hinted at a lot of familiar imagery, but ultimately the movie was less of a direct prequel to Alien and more of a distant cousin. That’s all going to change with Prometheus 2, though. Or maybe with Prometheus 3? We’re not sure, but it’ll definitely have changed by Prometheus 4.

That’s according to director Ridley Scott himself, who told German site FilmFutter.com that it’s going to take a while for the Prometheus movies to properly set the stage for the Alien series. “It won’t be in the next one,” he says, referring to the Prometheus sequel that’s set to start filming next year. “It will be in the one after this …

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