On Alien Day, a staggering amount of new content was released for the Alien Universe, much to the delight of their avid fan base.
Take a look at the highlights from Alien Day, which took place on April 26th (a nod to planet LV-426):
Alien: Covenant In Utero
The first VR project out of our new RSA VR division, Alien: Covenant In Utero lets users see the world through the eyes of a newly hatched Neomorph alien. Produced by Ridley Scott and directed by David Karlak, the Alien: Covenant In Utero VR experience is amassing significant press coverage. Learn more about it here.
Alien Day Livestream
A livestreamed Alien Day event took place at Fox Studios in Los Angeles. This special event featured Alien: Covenant cast members Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir and Jussie Smollett participating in a Q&A, a Xenomorph Digital Art Battle and the release of exclusive new content including a behind-the-scenes look at the set of Alien: Covenant and a new prologue film.
Adam Savage Behind-The-Scenes of Alien: Covenant
Adam Savage of MythBusters fame, visited the production of Alien: Covenant to learn how Ridley Scott is recreating the Alien Universe. In this first episode of the series, Adam toured the set of the Dreadnought as it’s being built, painted and weathered-to-life by the production team in preparation for filming. Find more about Savage’s visit to the set of “one of the most iconic genre films ever” with Gizmodo and SyFy’s Blastr.
The Crossing, an official prologue short to Alien: Covenant was released during the Livestream. It reveals what happened to crew members Dr. Elizabeth Shaw and the synthetic David after the events of Prometheus. Set aboard an abandoned Engineer vessel, Dr. Shaw repairs David as they continue their search for humanity’s creators. Read more into The Crossing and why Collider “love[s] this particular brand of marketing,” here.
Other Alien Day highlights:
Reebok Announces “Alien Stomper” special-edition sneakers via High Snobiety.
Audible releases a new original drama, Alien: River of Pain.
Twitter released an exclusive Xenomorph emoji for #AlienDay.
Other national brands that participated in Alien Day include: Spencer’s, Kohl’s, Hallmark, Macy’s, Walmart, iTunes, Mondo and Hot Topic.
Alien: Covenant hits theaters May 19th.