SCOOP: Prometheus To Shoot At Scottish Castle Ruins, In Giger-Esque, Organic Tunnels

Bleeding Cool has learned that at least one scene of Ridley Scott‘s upcoming Alien tie-in Prometheus will be filmed in and a round a ruined castle. Just compare and contrast that, for a moment, to the look and feel of Scott’s original Alien picture.

We expect that the castle ruins in question will be in the Scottish highlands – in actuality, we mean, not in the movie. It was reported recently that the film will be shooting up there in August and September of this year, which suggests the ruins sequence could take some time to film, and therefore be a substantial part of the movie.

Meanwhile, spy reports from Pinewood repeat that there are some very, very big sets being built and that they look much more in keeping with the aesthetic of Alien than any Highlands ruin. We’ve heard this directly, but you should also note that twitter user Daniel Sidi published the following, descriptive commentary:

I spotted some sets and props being built for Prometheus at Pinewood Studios. Looking good. Sorry, no photos ;o)

hard to be too descriptive, but the phrases ‘giger’, ‘corridors’, ‘intersecting tunnels’ and ‘organic forms’ spring to mind.

also, I must stress that I am not involved in prometheus IN ANY WAY. I just happened to be at Pinewood today on a different job

The current plan seems to be for Prometheus to launch next June. Can’t wait.

[Have a question for the entertainment experts at BC? Use the Ask BC form instead. Have a comics, film, games, or entertainment commentary that's too epic for a comment thread? Use BC Letters to the Editor.]
1196frank

Peter Cushing’s Frankenstein Is A Bad, Bad Man In Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Matt Damon’s Great Wall Movie Releases Epic Length Trailer

Disney Meets The Empire: Bringing The Death Star Into The Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

civilwar28_1

Improbable Previews: Hero Vs. Hero Conflict Comes To Shocking End In Civil War 2 #8

Today In Pro Wrestler Superhero Movie Casting: Charlotte Flair as Female Thor

Marvel Gets You Ready For Thor: Ragnarok With The Latest TL;DR

wwno

Wizard World To Announce New Funding On Monday

jason-momoa-aquaman

‘Aquaman’ Gets A Release Date

nke4sx1

Jason Momoa Basically Is Aquaman In Real Life

ninjak

Ninjak: Weaponeer – 24 Trades Of Christmas