Alien: Covenant is a 2017 American science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, with a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen. A sequel to the 2012 film Prometheus, the film is the second installment in the Alien prequel series and the sixth installment overall in the Alien film series, as well as the third directed by Scott. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Carmen Ejogo, and Demián Bichir, and follows the crew of a ship that lands on an uncharted planet before making a terrifying discovery.


Directed by

  • Ridley Scott

Produced by

  • Ridley Scott
  • Mark Huffam
  • Michael Schaefer
  • David Giler
  • Walter Hill

Screenplay by

  • John Logan
  • Dante Harper

Story by

  • Jack Paglen
  • Michael Green

Music by

  • Jed Kurzel


  • Dariusz Wolski

Edited by

  • Pietro Scalia

Production company

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Scott Free Productions

Distributed by

  • 20th Century Fox

Running time

  • 123 minutes


  • United States


  • English


  • $111 million


Michael Fassbender

Katherine Waterston

Billy Crudup

Danny McBride

Carmen Ejogo

Demián Bichir