Having praised the viral nature of the marketing campaign for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, the Guardian’s film bloggers got caught out by an April Fool’s ‘rumour’. But they’re back on track following a more traditional promotional event – a Q&A with the cast after a preview of 5 minutes of new footage. Still. Can’t. Wait.
Here’s a newish clip
And the full-length international trailer.
And one of the five things they learned at the preview.
2) Elizabeth Shaw is the new Ripley. This may not surprise everyone – although it did one journalist, who asked Theron what it was like to follow in the footsteps of Sigourney Weaver only to be told to redirect her question to Rapace instead. Shaw is the wide-eyed archaeologist who, in the UK trailer, discovers a crucial cave painting that leads to a trip into the stars. By the end of the movie, we’re reliably informed, Shaw is transformed into a hardened, remorseless soldier. Whether that’s a hardened, remorseless soldier with a weakness for ginger cats, remains to be seen.