Deadline that Billy Crudup (who plays Dr. Manhattan in Watchmen) is the latest star to sign on to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus prequel, Alien: Covenant.
The actor will join previously announced cast members Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo, Callie Hernandez, Demián Bichir, Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, and Danny McBride. The Prometheus sequel is currently slated to begin filming this April in Sydney, Australia. It is slated for a nationwide theatrical release on October 6, 2017.
The film will be helmed by Ridley Scott. The director will be working from a script penned Michael Green, John Logan, and Jack Paglen.
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