‘Alien: Covenant': The Engineers Are Still a Major Part of the Mythology
by Haleigh Foutch March 1, 2017
When Prometheus arrived back in 2012, nobody was expecting to meet the Engineers. Heralded as Ridley Scott‘s return to the Alien franchise he founded almost forty years ago, Prometheus steered clear of Alien‘s most famous iconography in favor of a new story set in the same world. And it wasn’t until the very end of the film that we started to see how that story tied into the mythology of the seminal sci-fi franchise.