Is Raised by Wolves truly a part of the Alien film franchise? That is one of many theories circling the upcoming HBO Max sci-fi drama, which dropped its first trailer on Wednesday. Since Raised by Wolves shares a creator with the Alien sequence — Ridley Scott — it is easy to see why audiences may suspect a connection, however, because it seems, the present takes place in a very unrelated fictional universe.
In accordance with Deadline, the brand new sequence “facilities on two androids — Father and Mom — tasked with elevating human kids on a mysterious virgin planet. Because the burgeoning colony of people threatens to be torn aside by spiritual variations, the androids study that controlling the beliefs of people is a treacherous and troublesome activity.” The premise does share just a few issues in widespread with the Alien sequence: battle between people and a few highly effective nonhuman species, house journey and colonization, evolution, and the character of humanity itself. These are themes that seem in a whole lot of Scott’s work, in truth, together with Alien and Blade Runner.
The precise Alien franchise has been in limbo for just a few years now, because of artistic points in addition to enterprise problems. The final film within the sequence was 2017’s Alien: Covenant, the second film in a deliberate prequel trilogy (which began with 2014’s Prometheus). With the takeover of 21st Century Fox by Disney, the franchise rights had been amongst many who shifted over to Disney. A 2019 Selection article revealed that the third prequel is in growth, with Scott set to direct, however no additional information has been launched in regards to the potential new installment.
So far as the primary trailer goes, it reveals lots whereas truly revealing little or no. There are many visuals of the sci-fi dystopian setting, plus hints at simply how action-packed and probably violent the sequence can get, in addition to giving us glimpses of what Mom and Father are up in opposition to and the sophisticated “household” relationships between them and the youngsters they’re elevating. Watch the total trailer above to get a peek at what to anticipate when Raised by Wolves debuts on HBO Max on Sept. 3!