Alien: Covenant Releases New BTS Image for Ridley Scott's Birthday

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 3:47PM
Alien
Alien: Covenant
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 3:47PM
Alien: Covenant Releases New BTS Image for Ridley Scott's Birthday
Alien: Covenant just got us excited again after the release of that masterful poster, and now we can't get enough of it. The Prometheus sequel has just released a new set photo of Ridley Scott, in honor of the auteur's 79th birthday:


And as an even better birthday present, the Directors Guild of America announced that Scott will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award. They released the following statement celebrating the visionary director's career:

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Masterful in any genre, Ridley's groundbreaking methods and peerless directing instincts have brought to life some of the most memorable films of our time, capturing the resilience of the human spirit and captivating the hearts and minds of audiences around the world. Stunning visuals, immersive worlds and powerful performances underpin his diverse body of work which ranges from Alien, Blade Runner and Thelma & Louise to Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, and, most recently, The Martian. Over the course of four decades, his trailblazing career has demonstrated the impact and importance of the director's singular vision. For these reasons, and so many more, we are honored to present the Lifetime Achievement Award in feature film to Ridley Scott.
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Happy birthday, Ridley Scott! Thank you for scaring the sh*t out of us for half a century.

Alien: Covenant hits theaters on May 19, 2017.
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