Noomi Rapace joins ‘Prometheus’ sequel

Noomi Rapace

LOS ANGELES: Actress Noomi Rapace is set to return for “Alien: Covenant”, the sequel to Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus”.

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She joins Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demian Bichir, Billy Crudup and Danny McBride with Scott directing.

Plot details have not been disclosed for “Alien: Covenant”. Rapace played the role of archaeologist Elizabeth Shaw in “Prometheus.”

Principal photography recently started in Australia’s New South Wales. The film arrives in theatres on August 4, 2017.

“Prometheus” was set in the late 21st century and about 30 years prior to the events in Scott’s 1979 movie “Alien”.