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Prometheus 2: 10 Questions The Film Needs To Answer

A sequel's been announced, but will it tie up the many, many loose ends of its predecessor?

In space, no one can hear you scream. Well, unless it's the collective groans of about a million Alien fans when promised prequel Prometheus delivered itself to the cinema, only to tell a 99% standalone story told practically adjacent to the mythos and story of the ill-fated Nostromo. That sound was practically heard in every part of the cosmos. Ridley Scott, a talented director, broke ground with the claustrophobic space thriller Alien that introduced body horror and Cthulu-esque terror to a whole new generation, and delighted fans around the world when he announced new film Prometheus would deal with the story before his previous effort. Not everyone was satisfied, expecting Scott to pull out all the stops to craft a dark, thrilling prologue that upon its finale would lead directly into the events that preceded Alien. Not every question was answered - far from it - but a larger, more daring mythology was hinted at, and with the news that Prometheus 2, a sequel to his 2012 film, is in development with the original cast of Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender as Christian scientist turned heroic survivor Elizabeth Shaw, and morally grey android David, fans were given a light at the end of the tunnel. Scott has some work to do in order to regain the trust of his fans, many of whom felt let down by the lack of answers in Prometheus, but fortunately we've compiled a list of ten of the most mythological, meaningful and important questions Scott needs to answer from Prometheus in the sequel...
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