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Released in the USA on June 08 of 2012, "Prometheus" (also known as "Alien 5", "Alien Prequel") is a Science Fiction/Adventure/Action film directed by Ridley Scott, and written by Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof, and Ridley Scott , starring Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Patrick Wilson, Idris Elba and Guy Pearce.

Directed by:
Ridley Scott
Written by:
Jon Spaihts
Written by:
Damon Lindelof and Ridley Scott
David Giler, Walter Hill and Tony Scott
Nikolas Korda
Executive producer:
Damon Lindelof, Mark Huffam, Michael Ellenberg and Michael Costigan
Produced by:
Ridley Scott


Ridley Scott, director of "Alien" and "Blade Runner," returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.



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Who is the director of "Prometheus"?

Ridley Scott is an English producer, and director.

Ridley Scott has directed movies such as "Seul sur Mars", released in 2015, "The Duellists" (1977), "Stones" (2010), "Kingdom of Heaven" (2005), "Hannibal" (2001), and "The Kind One" (2012).

Ridley Scott and Michael Fassbender have collaborated in "The Counselor", released in 2013 in which Michael Fassbender plays The Counselor.


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What was the release date of "Prometheus"?

"Prometheus" was first released in France on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

Release date for the United States:
  • Friday, June 08, 2012
Release date for the United Kingdom:
  • Friday, June 01, 2012

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