Alien: covenant | 20th century fox | 19, 2017, Ridley scott returns to the universe he created, with alien: covenant, a new chapter in his groundbreaking alien franchise. the crew of the colony ship covenant. Alien: covenant - comingsoon.net, Plot summary: ridley scott returns to the universe he created, with "alien: covenant," a new chapter in his groundbreaking "alien" franchise. the crew of the colony. Film review: ‘alien: covenant’ - variety, May 6, 2017 | 08:45pm pt ridley scott's official return to the 'alien' franchise is essentially a 'prometheus' sequel with aliens in it..