By Jay Hunter The Alien: Covenant prologue dropped out of nowhere today. The clip – just shy of five minutes – is rumoured to not feature in the final cut of the movie, however it still taught us one or two things about the ships crew, as well as leaving us with a few questions.

Michael Fassbender is aboard the Covenant, helping the crew before cryosleep
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Although Fassbender is first seen aiding the ships crew, he clearly has ulterior motives
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James Franco’s character is named Jake and is the captain of the Covenant
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Jake is also coming down with a mystery illness, is it normal flu or something more sinister?
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Katherine Waterson and James Franco hint at a relationship with a cheeky wink
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Danny McBride is still Danny McBride
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Although the ships crew is divided, there is clearly disconnect
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There’s rumours of alien creatures, but are they the Xenomorphs?
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There’s a clear nod to the late John Hurt
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The Covenant crew are chartering the furthest reaches of space making the largest colonisation attempt ever.
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Anything we missed? Check out the full prologue below and let us know in the comments!

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