Prometheus was smart, but the trickster Greek Titan sure got the short end of the stick. Humanity got fire while he was chained to a rock with an eagle noshing on his liver every day. Apparently Zeus forgives but never forgets. Could the mythological title of Ridley Scott's return to science fiction, Prometheus, be a hint to the film's super-secretive plot?
What we do know is that Charlize Theron, Idris Elba and Michael Fassbender are among a group of explorer-scientists who uncover the beginnings of the greatest threat Earth has ever known while they are trapped on a distant planet.
Whether or not Prometheus dovetails into the narrative of Scott's landmark 1979 thriller Alien, as rumored, it would seem the classic tagline for that film still applies: “In space no one can hear you scream.” Prometheus ignites June 8.
ALSO IN JUNE
Kristin Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman (6/1)
Greta Gerwig in Lola Versus (6/8)
Tom Cruise in Rock of Ages (6/15)
Woody Allen in To Rome with Love (6/22)
Michelle Williams in Take this Waltz (6/29)
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