‘Alien: Covenant’ Crews Up: ‘Empire’s Jussie Smollett, Amy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo & More Join Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is in a routine of rounding out it categorical expel ahead of production, that is now being eyed to start subsequent month. Jussie SmollettAmy Seimetz, Carmen Ejogo and Callie Hernandez have sealed on to a expel that already facilities Micahel Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Demian Bichir and Danny McBride.

Plot sum are mostly underneath wraps for what is a second of a designed 3 pics during 20th Century Fox behaving as a prequel trilogy to Scott’s Alien movies. Only Fassbender is reliable to reprise his impression from 2012’s Prometheus; it stays misleading either Noomi Rapace will lapse we’re told.

Smollett plays Jamal Lyon on Fox’s strike primetime soap Empire which is in a center of a second season. He’s repped by CAA and Vince Cirrincione and Associates.

Seimetz (Upstream Color) is co-creator of Starz’s arriving The Girlfriend Experience and wrote and destined half of a episodes in Season 1 in further to her ancillary role. She’s repped by WME and One Entertainment.

Callie HernandezEjogo played Coretta Scott King in final year’s Oscar Best Picture nominated Selma and is adult subsequent in Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. She’s repped by ICM Partners.

Hernandez (Machete Kills) recently wrapped sharpened Damien Chazelle’s La La Land during Lionsgate conflicting Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. She is repped by CAA and Management 360.