New Prometheus Picture Features Two Familiar Faces (Well, Not Faces Per Se)

As well as Noomi Rapace, front of frame, this latest official image from Prometheus features two… well, see for yourself. Click through on the image to make it full size for a really good look.

So those are, in the terms of the new film, Engineers. They’re the same what-ever-they-ares as the Space Jockey from Alien. As I’ve pointed out previously, that’s not their body but a kind of bio-mech suit. We’ve even had a look at what they’re like underneath.

In the accompanying article, co-writer Damon Lindelof promises The LA Times that the film is going to be “epic in scope” and that he and Ridley Scott discussed David Lean a great deal:

We wanted to make the movie feel big by having the characters be small in big spaces. That connected to the larger themes we were talking about — that we’re all just these little gnats crawling around on our little planet.