Apr 03, 2017 03:06 PM EST
Alien Day Returns Worldwide on April 26
On April 26, Alien Day will return with a slew of activities to celebrate the franchise. The date is a nod to the planet LV-426. The celebration will also allow fans to commemorate the release of Ridley Scott's latest film in the franchise, Alien: Covenant, on May 10.
Cast members will be on hand for the festivities that will take place around the globe and will include the following:
- ALIEN DAY live-streaming event at Fox Studios in Los Angeles: Beginning at 10 a.m. PDT on all ALIEN social channels and on the newly launched ALIEN Universe Hub (www.AlienUniverse.com), fans can interact with the cast via a question and answer session as well as view multiple behind-the-scenes segments highlighting the making of ALIEN: COVENANT.
- Global One-Night Screening Event - Screenings of Ridley Scott's original 1979 ALIEN starring Sigourney Weaver and his 2012 follow-up PROMETHEUS will be held across the globe on ALIEN DAY. At participating RPX Regal Cinema U.S. theaters and worldwide partners, fans can watch these sci-fi thrillers and be treated with exclusive content from ALIEN: COVENANT and a one-of-a-kind commemorative item. Participating locations will be listed on www.AlienUniverse.com.
- The "MU/TH/UR of all ALIEN Trivia Challenges": Returning for only 24 hours on www.AlienUniverse.com, Fox will unveil a new quiz every 4 hours and 26 minutes. Fans will answer a series of rapid-fire questions for a chance to win a VIP trip to Ridley Scott's upcoming Imprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and incredible prizes.
- Fan Art Contest: Submissions for a Fan Art Contest are now open at AlienUniverse.com. The chosen artwork will be transformed into a limited edition t-shirt premium available with the purchase of the ALIEN: COVENANT Blu-Ray and 4K Ultra HD, exclusively at Wal-Mart stores and Walmart.com. Pre-Orders start on May 19.
Announcements will be made for products, limited edition releases and exciting unveils to take place in the weeks ahead and through the theatrical premiere of ALIEN: COVENANT. Among the key licensees joining the ALIEN DAY celebration: Dark Horse Comics, Audible, Titan, NECA, Hallmark, PPW Toys, Cool Props, Funko and more.
For more information, please go to www.AlienUniverse.com, and, on April 26, join the #ALIENDAY conversation on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Countdown to the release of Alien: Covenant with the The Movie Hype App.