We have just learned via Deadline that Jussie Smollett (Empires), Amy Seimetz (The Sacrament), Carmen Ejogo (The Purge: Anarchy) and Callie Hernandez (Machete Kills) have all joined the cast of Alien: Covenant as crew members. They will join previously announced cast members Demián Bichir, Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, and Danny McBride. The long discussed Prometheus sequel is currently slated to begin lensing this April in Australia and is scheduled for a nationwide theatrical release October 6, 2017.
The film will be helmed by Ridley Scott with a script penned Michael Green, John Logan, and Jack Paglen.
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