LOS ANGELES, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for its sci-fi horror movie Alien: Covenant.
The 2-minute clip got nearly 1 million views in its first hours on YouTube Sunday.
"The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape," a press release accompanying the red-band clip says.
Directed by Ridley Scott, the movie stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England and Benjamin Rigby.
The sequel to 2012's Prometheus is set for release on May 19.