Film and television. Tja, als dat je niet bevalt, dan neemt iemand dat … Meanwhile, David investigates the ampule and discovers the black liquid within. Furthermore, as a direct prequel to Alien, it was focused on leading into that film's story and recreating the familiar cues of that series,[7] whereas Scott was adamant that he avoid repeating previous accomplishments. 18,827 tickets pre-sold for the London IMAX, the largest IMAX screen in the country, which broke the theater records for the highest grossing week of pre-sales with £293,312 ($474,687), and the highest grossing first day of pre-sales with £137,000 ($221,717). Aboard the ship, Yates gave the characters their own distinct look. Lindelof's rewrites of Spaihts' scriptdeveloped a separate story that precedes the events of Alien, and a… The production used five 3ality Technical Atom 3D rigs, four of which were configured with Red Epic 3D cameras set up for use on camera dollies and tripods, which were continuously in use during filming. Prometheus was also in the disadvantage of a less wide release (3,394 theaters against 4,258 theaters for Madagascar 3). Chronology Predator (2004) and Aliens vs. It was always our vision to make her look as sculptural as possible". June 1, 2012 A now monstrous and mutated Fifield attacks the hangar bay and kills several crew members before being killed himself. Weyland and a team return to the structure where they awaken the surviving Engineer. He intentionally infects Holloway with the substance; unaware, Holloway engages in sexual intercourse with Shaw. Alternatives including the Mojave Desert had been considered alongside Iceland, but Scott explained that the country was ultimately chosen because "here it is so rough and 'Jurassic-like' and that proved decisive". The Blu-ray release of the film contained two commentary tracks, featuring Scott and the movie's writers, respectively, as well as almost 40 minutes of deleted scenes. History Talk (0) The following is a list of anything related to the 2012 film Prometheus. Studio space was limited and the crew were forced to make the stages work for over 16 different sets, and also increase the size of the 007 stage by over 30%. The complex was booked from August 22, 2011, through to December 10, with set construction occurring from August until late September. The Iceland shoot involved 160 Icelandic crew members and over 200 imported crew. For dark scenes with little lighting, the film was color graded to specifically compensate for the slight dimness introduced by wearing 3D glasses, to ensure the image was comparable to the 2D version. As its bodily remains cascade into the waterfall, the alien's DNA triggers a biogenetic reaction. Prometheus is a science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof. Holloway's infection rapidly ravages his body, and he is rushed back to the Prometheus. Release date(s) Vickers refuses to let him aboard, citing the need for quarantine, and eventually euthanises him with a flamethrower at his own request. Dariusz Wolski To create a casual, relaxed appearance, Marshall-Green's Holloway was dressed in hoodies, fisherman pants, and flip-flops, while Elba wore a canvas-greased jacket to represent his long career at the helm of a ship. Predator. Distributed by They interpret the presence of these maps as an invitation from humanity's forerunners and creators, or "Engineers". Roger Ebert gave the film 4 out of 4 stars, labeling it a "magnificent ... blend of story, special effects and pitch-perfect casting, filmed in sane, effective 3-D that doesn't distract." A limited number of tickets to the film were offered as a pre-order incentive. Prometheus komt voor in de volgende betekenissen: . Some surprises might have been anticipated with a little thought, others not. The campaigns were estimated to have spent $30 million in marketing support. A segment of the footage showed Theron performing "naked push-ups" which attracted much attention. The earlier start in these countries was timed to avoid competition with the start of the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship the following week. Archaeological digs in Africa revealed alien artifacts that humans were genetically engineered by a advanced alien race (space jockeys). The crew arrive at their destination in the year 2093, a moon designated LV-223, where the crew are informed of their mission to find the Engineers. Scott claimed that the Iceland filming comprised approximately fifteen minutes of footage for the film, and that the area represented the "beginning of time". In September 2011, filming moved to the Ciudad de la Luz audiovisual complex in Alicante, Spain. Theyare an elusive race of large, sapient, extraterrestrial lifeforms that are known for propagating all life on Earth and have some of the most advanced technology in the entire galaxy, particularly with Genetic Engineering. Emanuel Levy cited the plot as his only complaint with the film, stating that it is unable to follow through with its philosophical ideas. David secretly steals one of the ampules for study, while the remaining cylinders begin leaking a dark liquid. Shaw escapes, but the Engineer ship is activated by the Engineer. In December of that year, it was reported that the film would be called Paradise, named after the John Milton poem Paradise Lost, although Scott later considered that the title would convey too much about the film. Filming also took place at one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe, the Dettifoss waterfall in the north east of Iceland, in the Vatnajökull National Park. He saw the driving mysteries of Alien as "alien in nature", stating "all the mysteries have alien players: the exoskeleton nightmare and... the elephantine titan that was called the 'space jockey'... How do you make anyone care about events between creatures like this? The Prometheus' captain, Janek, speculates that the structure they have found was part of an Engineer military base that lost control of its biological weapon, the mutagenic black liquid. The Engineers, also known asPilots, Space Jockeys, Mala'kak, or Ossians are the secondary antagonists of the Alien franchise only behindDavid 8. One exception was made when a courier flew to one of the actors in a foreign location and then stood guard while the actor read the script. Theron is dressed in an ice-silver, silk mohair suit, with Yates explaining: "[Theron] is the ice queen. Its overall rank for the weekend was third behind Men in Black 3 and Snow White and the Huntsman. Prometheus A rapidly approaching storm forces the crew to return to the Prometheus; however, Millburn and Fifield become lost inside the structure and are left to fend for themselves overnight until they can be rescued. Engineers from LV223 tried returning to Earth in their spacecraft only to be wiped out by a release of their bio-weapons, killing all except for a lone Engineer, who entered a stasis unit in the Derelict's Orrery.. Good stories, you don't know where they're going to end. The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy called the film's visuals vivid, stunning and magnificent on a technical level, singling out the performances of Fassbender, Rapace and Theron for praise, but lamented that the film catered too much to audience expectations, making it predictable. Other bodies are later found and the species is presumed to be extinct. The outfit comprised a neoprene suit worn under an outer space suit, a base to which the helmet could be attached, and a backpack. The New York Times' A. O. Scott criticized the story as weak, undermining its "lofty, mindblowing potential" with "bits of momentarily surprising information bereft of meaning or resonance", but described Rapace as a "fine heroine, vulnerable and determined". The soundtrack by Marc Streitenfeld was released on CD and for digital download. With both director and writer in place, and pleased with Spaihts' pitch, Fox scheduled a release date for December 2011, although this was eventually dropped. [16] A behind the scenes book featuring production artwork from the film titled Prometheus: The Art of the Film was also published by Titan Books. Millburn is killed, while corrosive fluid from one of the creatures melts Fifield's helmet, exposing him to the leaking dark liquid in the room. In May 2009, Fox first officially reported the project as a "reboot" of the Alien franchise, which was soon afterwards expressed as a then untitled prequel to Alien. Scott's story concept was partially inspired by the work of Chariots of the Gods? Production designer Arthur Max led the film's design. It was released in 2012. En je kan vallen over zaken zoals de art style van de film. De tekst is beschikbaar onder de licentie. Prometheus (film) Category page. His frequent collaborator, Academy award-winning costume designer Janty Yates, used medical research concepts relating to skin replacement treatments and materials to develop a design that could provide a flexible and comfortable garment. Time Out London's Tom Huddleston felt the plot was "flat" and "predictable", the characters "emotionless", and that while the film was "perfectly entertaining", it did not live up to pre-release expectations. In the ship, the deceased Engineer's DNA is analyzed and found to match that of humans. The ship's crew makes the long journey in stasis while the android David monitors their voyage. Scott zei dat de film zou gaan over de reis van Shaw naar een onbekend paradijs. Salon's Andrew O'Hehir offered that the film was "somber, spectacular and ponderous," but that the " portentousness and at once the film's great strength and great weakness" criticizing characters for lacking "common sense". In October 2010, Lindelof submitted his refined screenplay to Fox. The event was streamed live via Facebook, Twitter, and the AMC Theater website, and the trailer was posted on AMC's Youtube channel immediately after its debut. The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw was less critical but thought that Prometheus "[lacked] the central punch of Alien", calling the film "more grandiose, more elaborate – but less interesting". Productie. It was simultaneously released in IMAX theaters and in 3D, and it is encoded for D-Box motion seats that provide physical feedback to the viewer during the film. 124m The alien drinks a darkliquid and starts to disintegrate. 3D showings accounted for 54% of ticket sales, while IMAX contributed 18%—the majority of which was accounted for in the 3D figure. Exterior shots of the alien world were shot in Iceland. They interpret t… Several other studios also produced the visual effects including Weta Digital, Fuel VFX, Rising Sun Pictures, Luma Pictures, Lola Visual Effects, and Hammerhead Productions. Prometheus (Oudgrieks Προμηθεύς) is een figuur uit de Griekse mythologie.. Prometheus was de zoon van de Titaan Iapetus en de Oceanide Clymene (oftewel Asia), die later ook zijn minnares werd.Ook was hij de broer van onder andere Atlas en Epimetheus, die met Pandora trouwde. Shaw convinces Janek to stop the Engineer spaceship, which he does by crashing the Prometheus into it, killing himself and his remaining crew, who willingly stayed with him. Entertainment Weekly's Lisa Schwarzbaum was positive towards the cast, particularly Rapace, and the cinematography. The official 20th Century Fox prediction placed Prometheus around $30 million, while DreamWorks Animation and Paramount placed Madagascar 3 at about $45 million. Production of Prometheus was marked by a high degree of secrecy with story details "extremely under-wraps." Shaw recovers David's body from inside the wrecked Engineer ship and, with his help, the pair launch in another similar craft, heading for the Engineers' homeworld, hoping to discover why they created humanity only to later attempt to destroy it. Years later, she also lost her father, who died of Ebola. Spaihts was tasked with exploring unresolved mysteries from Alien, such as the Space Jockey. Joseph McCabe, Jordan Farley, Richard Edwards. Predators Prometheus Dunkle Zeichen (Originaltitel: Prometheus) ist ein US-amerikanisch-britischer Science-Fiction-Film von Ridley Scott aus dem Jahr 2012. The keen fan will recognize strands of Alien's DNA, so to speak, but the ideas tackled in this film are unique, large and provocative." In North America, the film earned $3.561 million in midnight showings at 1,368 theaters, including $1.03 million from 294 IMAX theaters, and went on to earn $21.4 million through its opening day. Marc StreitenfeldHarry Gregson-Williams (uncredited) A release date was scheduled for March 9, 2012, but weeks later the date was pushed back to June 8, 2012. The 3D Blu-ray release additionally came with a bonus disc containing a feature-length documentary entitled The Furious Gods: Making Prometheus. Scott's concept for a fifth Alien film was a sequel that would explore the engineered origins of the series' Alien antagonists and the "Space Jockey" — the extraterrestrial being who briefly appears in Alien as the deceased pilot of the derelict ship encountered by the Nostromo. Prior to release, rumors circulated that the home release would feature an extended cut of the film, similar to those of the four Alien movies, featuring as much as 20 minutes of additional footage. Despite this being his first 3D film he found the process easy. [12] Narrated by Fassbender, the video is presented as an advertisement for the "David 8" android, portrayed by Fassbender. While discussing the necessity of a star map with Spaihts, Scott mentioned the painting as how he saw the map being physically represented, although he was unaware of the name and described it only as "circles in circles with a candle lit image". And were the aliens designed as a form of biological warfare? Sir Peter Weyland, the elderly CEO of Weyland Corporation, elects to finance a scientific expedition to follow the maps, constructing the advanced research vessel Prometheus for this purpose. Scott's concept for a fifth Alien film was a sequel that would explore the engineered origins of the series' Alien antagonists and the \"Space Jockey\" — the extraterrestrial being who briefly appears in Alien as the deceased pilot of the derelict ship encountered by the Nostromo. On May 8, 2012, the advertisement became subject to an investigation by the British broadcasting regulatory body Ofcom for allegedly breaching broadcast rules when a voice over encouraged viewers to book tickets while the advertisement played and with the Channel 4 logo onscreen. 20th Century Fox Glass, by then, will be light and you won’t be able to break it with a bullet." Scott claimed he had a responsibility to 20th Century Fox to be able to present a PG-13 cut of the film if the studio demanded, allowing it to be viewed by a wider potential audience. Alongside the trailer, a competition was launched on the social platform Zeebox, offering viewers a chance to win tickets to the film whenever Zeebox detected the advertisement airing. Preceded by Development stalled in June 2009, when Fox clashed with Scott over his selection of former commercial director Carl Erik Rinsch as director; Fox was only interested in pursuing the project if Scott himself took the director's chair. "[6] In June 2010, Scott stated that the script, titled Alien: Engineers, was complete and ready for filming. Since 3D films need high lighting levels on set, the hallmark atmosphere of the Alien films with darkness and shadows was added in post-production through grading processes, while the 3D equipment was based on post-Avatar technology. However, Ridley Scott ultimately declined to create such an alternate version.[15]. Lovecraft, to the drawings of William Blake. One of the key sets, the chamber where the crew find the humanoid-head statue, was designed to resemble the interior of a cathedral and convey a "quasi-religious" impression. The teaser trailer was released on December 22, 2011. Scott avoided using green screens unless necessary, instead employing various items to help the actors understand where they were meant to be looking in any particular scene on the practical sets that would have a CGI presence inserted in post-production. The film entered production in April 2010, with extensive design phases developing the technology and creatures the film required. David reveals to her that the Engineer has survived the crash of the ship. After a struggle, the Engineer is subdued by the huge creature, which thrusts an ovipositor down the Engineer's throat. Shooting areas included the complex's large water tank, and a nearby Alicante beach. Prometheus: The Art of the Film, a book containing production art and behind-the-scenes photos from the film, was released on June 12, 2012. For the crew's space suits, Scott was inspired to include spherical glass helmets after reading a story in Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography, about building an office out of Gorilla Glass, with Scott remarking "If I’m in 2083 and I’m going into space, why would I design a helmet that has blind spots. Music When asked about the rating, Scott explained "the question is, do you go for the PG-13, or do you go for what it should be, which is R? She quickly discovers the offspring is alien in origin, and uses an automated surgery table to remove it from her body. The alien ingests a dark liquid, then starts to disintegrate. The film was accompanied by an extensive viral marketing campaign, consisting primarily of a series of short films featuring cast members from the movie. Budget Lindelof was of the opinion that Spaihts' story relied too heavily on elements of the Alien films, such as the general concept of the Xenomorph creature's life cycle. 20th Century FoxDune EntertainmentScott Free ProductionsBrandywine Productions Ebert positively compared Rapace to Sigourney Weaver's performance in Alien as continuing "the tradition of awesome feminine strength", but considered Elba the most interesting performer. Staggering through the ship after the surgery, Shaw discovers Weyland is aboard the Prometheus, and he explains that he intends to ask the Engineers to prevent his impending death from old age. On April 10, 2012, media outlets were shown a 13-minute montage of scenes from the film's opening in 3D at the Vue Cinema in Leicester Square, London. : Prometheus je americký film z roku 2012, který režíroval Ridley Scott.Představuje prequel ke snímku Vetřelec Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, from a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen. [5] Spaihts was quickly hired, which he credited to the reception of his "bridge" idea. An extended version of the video, entitled Happy Birthday, David, was released to the general public on April 17, 2012. His art team were tasked with deconstructing the art and visuals of Alien and reverse-designing them for the earlier-time setting of Prometheus. [Scott's] mind just multiplexes in that way". See also category: Prometheus (film). The premiere in London, England, was streamed live via the film's website and the Verizon FiOS Facebook. Scott concluded work on the film in March 2012. The campaign continued following the film's release with a website referencing the philosophical novel Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche, which is quoted by Weyland in TED Conference, 2023. The studio was pleased as it had contested Scott's proposed budget of $150–160 million and found Lindelof's screenplay to be more budget-conscious; Scott had initially requested a $250 million budget and an adult-oriented product, but Fox was reluctant to invest this amount of money, and wanted to ensure the film would receive a lower age-rating to broaden the potential audience. The premiere of Prometheus took place on May 31, 2012, at the Empire cinema in Leicester Square, London. Release Information Fassbender's David is dressed similar to other crewmen, but his outfit was given finer lines to produce a more linear appearance. It extended this record to 30,000 tickets sold and £470,977 ($737,588) earned, becoming the most pre-booked film at the theater, exceeding the performance of high-profile IMAX releases including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Avatar. He stated: "You can literally twiddle a knob and the depth will increase", "the trick is not to overdo it". O'Hehir also mentioned Wolski's cinematography and Max's production design. "[8] He also wanted to remove the Alien because he believed the creature's impact had been diluted by the exposure it had received since 1979. Running time 3D company 3ality Technica provided some of the rigs and equipment to facilitate 3D filming, and trained the film's crew in their proper operation. In July, filming moved to Iceland for two weeks, commencing at the base of the active Hekla volcano in southern Iceland on July 11, 2011. Another video, Quiet Eye, starring Rapace as Shaw, was released on May 16, 2012, debuting through the Verizon FiOS Facebook page. Cast & Crew Digital 3D models and miniature replicas were built of each set, allowing them to see how sets should connect and to know where the sets would end and the CGI would begin. Neal Scanlan and Conor O'Sullivan developed the film's alien creatures, aiming to convey each creature as having a logical biological function and purpose. Jon SpaihtsDamon Lindelof To better blend the practical and the digital, the design team took rock samples during the Iceland shoot, allowing them to match the graphical textures with the real rocks caught on film. However the plot drew a more mixed response, with criticism of plot elements that remained unresolved or were predictable, tempered by appreciation for the action and horror set-pieces. However, pre-release tracking is usually less reliable for animated films; since Madagascar 3 was the first truely family-oriented film of the summer, many speculated that there would be large demand for it. Principal photography began on March 21, 2011, on an estimated $120–130 million budget. The film was shot using 3D cameras. The film was followed by a sequel, Alien: Covenant (2017). Prometheus, a 1965 film by Vlado Kristl; Prometheus, a film-poem by Tony Harrison; Prometheus, a science fiction film by Ridley Scott; Prometheus: War of Fire, a 2019 South Korean television series featuring Ki Hong Lee; Prometheus , a … Concerning the confidential nature of the script, Scott stated: "I was insistent that the script not leak onto the internet, where it gets dissected out of context, which spoils it for everyone.". The Alien sometimes referred to as a Xenomorph is a fictional endoparasitoid extraterrestrial species that is the primary antagonist of the Alien film series. In North America, the DVD and Blu-ray disc versions of the film were listed for pre-order in partnership with Amazon, a week before the film had been released in theaters. However, Scott later elected to further develop the script with a different writer. In North America, audience tracking showed high interest among males of all ages, but low interest among females. In June 2011, Scott and Lindelof confirmed that Prometheus takes place in the same universe as the events of the Alien series. P. Prometheus (mythology) Media in category "Prometheus" The following 49 files are in this category, out of 49 total. The act potentially broke a rule that advertising and teleshopping must be clearly distinguishable from editorial content.
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