Prometheus Movie

The Search For Our Beginning Could Lead To Our End

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Who's Involved:

Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Michael Costigan, Kate Dickie, Michael Fassbender, Jon Spaihts, Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, Tony Scott, Rafe Spall, Logan Marshall-Green, Patrick Wilson, Ridley Scott, Sean Harris, Damon Lindelof

Release Date:

Friday, June 8, 2012 Nationwide

sci-fi violence including some intense images, and brief language
Runtime: 2 hrs, 4 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

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Who stars in Prometheus: Cast List

... Elizabeth Shaw

Alien: Covenant, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows  

... David

Kneecap, Alien: Covenant  

... Vickers

Mad Max: Fury Road, The Addams Family 2  

Long Story Short, Green Street Hooligans  

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Sonic the Hedgehog 2  

Trauma, Mission: Impossible - Fallout  

Boyz in the Wood, Damaged  

... Holloway

Reverse the Curse, The Listener  

Lookout, Sunrise  

The Conjuring 2, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It  


Speak No Evil, Nightbitch  

Who's making Prometheus: Crew List

A look at the Prometheus behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ridley Scott last directed House of Gucci and The Last Duel. The film's writer Jon Spaihts last wrote Dune and Pacific Rim Uprising.


Michael Costigan
Ridley Scott
Tony Scott

Production: What we know about Prometheus?

Key Facts

  1. Originally slated as a two-part prequel to the 1979 Alien movie. Both Ridley Scott and Fox have carefully avoided calling it a prequel, although the similarity of styles is apparent in the movie stills, and with the use of the same sound effects, spaceship structures and title font animation in the teaser.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2012 - May: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2011 - November: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2011 - April: The film was set to Production  status.

    Shooting in London

  4. 2010 - December: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Set for a March 2011 start

  5. 2009 - August: The film was set to Development  status.
  6. 2008 - December: The film was set to Concept  status.

Prometheus Release Date: When was the film released?

Prometheus was a Nationwide release in 2012 on Friday, June 8, 2012 in around 3,394 theaters. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Dark Horse and Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding.

Prometheus DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Prometheus was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Thursday, October 11, 2012 .

Q&A Asked about Prometheus

Jun. 1, 2012
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