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New ‘Alien: Romulus’ Trailer Delivers More Terrifying Face-Hugger Action

Director Fede Álvarez’s latest addition to the Alien saga, Alien: Romulus, is gearing up to horrify audiences this summer. With its release date set for 16 August, the film promises to bring the franchise back to its chilling roots. To terrify fans even more, 20th Century Studios has just released a thrilling new trailer for Alien: Romulus, following up on a poster reveal that set high expectations.

Alien: Romulus introduces a fresh narrative within the Alien universe, directed by the acclaimed Álvarez, known for his work on the Evil Dead remake and Don’t Breathe. The film tracks a group of young space colonisers aboard a dilapidated spacecraft as they face the most feared creature in the galaxy — the Xenomorph. This new instalment features a talented ensemble cast including Cailee Spaeny (PriscillaCivil War), Isabela Merced (Dora and the Lost City of GoldMadame Web), David Jonsson (Murder is Easy), Archie Renaux (Shadow and BoneUpgraded), Spike Fearn (Back to Black), and Aileen Wu.

The latest Alien: Romulus trailer dives deeper into the terrifying encounters and gripping storyline set between the events of Ridley Scott’s 1979 original and James Cameron’s 1986 sequel. The trailer showcases intense moments including Spaeny’s character, Rain Carradine, navigating the spacecraft armed and prepared for conflict. It also teases a harrowing scene featuring Merced’s character in a desperate surgical attempt to remove an alien from a living friend.

Alien: Romulus

Álvarez’s direction promises a blend of spine-tingling horror and high-stakes action, characteristic of his previous films. The trailer hints at a narrative that honours the legacy of the Alien franchise while introducing new elements to captivate modern audiences.

Alien: Romulus is set to hit cinemas on 16 August, offering a fresh take on the iconic battle between humanity and the monstrous Xenomorphs.