Prometheus trailer gets a trailer

Teasing glimpse at Ridley Scott’s new epic

A sneak peak at Prometheus has arrived, in the form of a trailer for the upcoming trailer (the full thing is expected to arrive on Thursday).

The 30-second promo features director Ridley Scott dropping hints about his new epic, and there’s at least as much behind-the-scenes stuff as there is actual movie footage.

So, what is there to tide us over until Thursday? Well, there’s a look at that giant-head thing-a-mi-bob that’s been dominating the images so far, and we see a blonde Michael Fassbender examining some bizarre specimen.

And as we see Idris Elba screaming, the crew must encounter something pretty damned terrifying…

Oh, and there’s a few brief frames of some very unsettling business with a helmet going on at the end that harks back to the superior sci-fi scares of Alien.

Check out the footage here:

Prometheus opens on 1 June 2012.

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Comments

    • marc96

      Dec 20th 2011, 15:20

      wow, love the look the films giving off, certainly cant wAit till thursday :-)

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    • Hadouken76

      Dec 20th 2011, 16:04

      Looks amazing. There will be more atmosphere in the upcoming trailer than the entirety of the 2 AVP movies and Paul 'muppet' Anderson knows it.

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    • ChrisWootton

      Dec 20th 2011, 16:25

      Can....not....wait for this. One of the most (for me anyway) anticipated movies in a looooong time

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    • Trickycustomer

      Dec 20th 2011, 16:36

      THIS WILL BE AWESOME

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    • badger86

      Dec 20th 2011, 16:37

      Looks intense, in the best kind of way. Really glad scott chose to construct the majority of the sets rather than go down the digital route. Even though i have no evidence what so ever that trailer just makes me feel like we will definitely see some form of xenomorph. I'm now off to find a large enough freezer to crawl in to until next summer.

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    • Ali1748

      Dec 20th 2011, 19:26

      A teaser for a trailer..........good god what has the world come to.

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    • writerdave87

      Dec 20th 2011, 20:13

      If that isn't a chest burster saying hello at 0:08...

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    • DanRose

      Dec 20th 2011, 20:36

      I can't translate how I feel in words about how excited I am.... but its something like this.... ggnnneeeeerrrrrrriiiiaaaaa

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    • GarthMarenghi

      Dec 21st 2011, 1:27

      Screw Batman 8 - THIS is a film to get excited about! Even a trailer for a trailer makes me tingle. Nice to have the Ridley Scott who actually makes an effort return at last.

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