Demian Bichir

Ridley Scott and cast unveil unseen footage from 'Alien: Covenant' at SXSW

Ridley Scott and cast unveil unseen footage from 'Alien: Covenant' at SXSW

As the audience filed out of Austin’s Paramount Theatre following the South by Southwest opening night screening of Terrence Malick’s “Song to Song,” there was a line around the block waiting to get in for a screening of Ridley Scott’s 1979 film “Alien,” along with footage from Scott’s upcoming “Alien: Covenant.” Opening on May 19, the film is the sixth in the series and the third directed by Scott.

Scott first took to the stage to introduce the footage from the new film, telling the ecstatic crowd, “My goals haven’t changed. My mantra has always been to scare the living … out of you.”

And with that there were...

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