Fox, Disney swap ‘Prometheus,’ ‘Carter’ dates

Ridley Scott's sci-fi pic to be released June 8, 2012

Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year.

Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap.

Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi Rapace and is based off an original idea by Scott. Damon Lindelof is working with Scott on a rewrite of a scripr originally penned by Jon Spaihts.

More Film

  • Les Arcs Film Festival

    Les Arcs European Film Festival's Industry Village Kicks Off with Strong Roster

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Rockets to $215 Million Opening Weekend

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Anita Hill

    Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Warren Beatty

    Arnon Milchan Sues Warren Beatty Over 'Rules Don't Apply' Flop

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Oscar Isaac Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac in Talks to Voice Gomez Addams in Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Publicists for Jennifer Lawrence, Daisy Ridley, Amy Adams Form New Firm

    Twentieth Century Fox has moved the release date of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller “Prometheus” to June 8, 2012 from March 9 of that year. Disney’s “John Carter” originally held the June 8 spot but moved the film to March 9, prompting Fox’s swap. Pic, which had earlier been billed as an “Aliens” prequel, stars Noomi […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content