Prometheus trailer

Ridley Scott, director of classic 1979 science-fiction film Alien, returns to the genre he helped define.

Prometheus, starring Shame's Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows), Guy Pearce (Jack Irish, Mildred Pierce) and Charlize Theron (Hancock), goes back to Alien territory. The highly-anticipated film follows a team of explorers who discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Distributed by Fox, the flick will be released in Australia on June 7.