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Prometheus Movie Explained & Alien Merchandise

Updated on July 3, 2016


Prometheus, is the prequel to the Alien film franchise which explores the originals of life and human existence. Here in this hub page you will find Prometheus videos and amazing toys associated with the film in addition to links to spoilers and a discussion of unanswered questions and themes from the film.

This hub page hope that with the announcement of the sequel "Prometheus: Covenant" originally title "Prometheus: Paradise lost" offer insight before its release in August 2017.

Prometheus: The Movie 2012

Prometheus is a science fiction adventure film that was released in 2012 and set in the late 21st century where a team of space explorers are funded Weyland Industries, a interplanetary corporation owned by an ego eccentric Billionaire, Peter Weyland. The film is a pre-sequel of the Ridley Scott's Alien film franchise and tells the story of a spaceship named “Prometheus” and its crew who set out to explore the far reaches of the universe to find the answers to human origins from entries called "The Engineers".

Director: Ridley Scott

Writers: Jon Spaihts & Damon Lindelof

  • Noomi Rapace as Elizabeth Shaw
  • Logan Marshall -Green, as Charlie Holloway
  • Michael Fassbender as David
  • Charlize Theron as Meredith Vickers
  • Guy Pearce as Peter Weyland
  • Idris Elba as Janek

Unanswered Questions & Plot holes explained in spoiler overview

Since Prometheus's release in 2012, The media, film critics and audiences alike have trashed the film for all its plot holes, unanswered questions and the lack of sense of the overall film. It may have vent costed the film what could have been blockbuster statues as it was so anticipated by fans of the franchise especially with Ridley Scott finally taking over again the Directors seat. Most noticeably writer Damon Lindelof of TV show "Lost" took most of the criticism.

However considering some of the facts and answers provided below in one of the most interesting and informative spoiler reviews, Prometheus made more sense and was more enjoyable the second and third time around compared to the first.

Prometheus Plot Holes and Unasnwered Questions Explained in Spolier Overview

The Engineer's Talks to David Extended Deleted Scene

Being of a curious mind and if you are here and analysis Prometheus then probably the most annoying and fascinating question you have is why David's head got ripped off by the Engineer, or what he actually said to David. In this deleted scene which was not apart of the original release, help answer that questions.

Peter Weyland's 2023 Promethues TED Talk

Finally, one of my favorite promotions for the film if you have not seen it yet is the fake TED Talk with Guy Pearce as Peter Weyland talking about technology and the god Prometheus giving man kind fire.

News on related movies before Prometheus 2 Covenant

Aliens Plush Facehugger Toys

While strictly not from Prometheus, The iconic Facehugger from the Aliens franchise is now available as this cute extra large plush toy, This facehugger is officially licensed from 20th Century Fox and is a 1:1 scale replica of the original ALIEN Facehugger as seen in the films and based on designs by H.R. Giger.

The Facehugger plush is made by Better Worlds Toys, a division of the Weyland-Yutani corporation. It has a overall length of over 12 inches and constructed of smooth velour plush material. The interior posses a wire frame skeleton for good articulation of the fingers for facehugging.


  • Over 12 Inches Long
  • Constructed Of Smooth velour plush fabric
  • Wire Skeleton
  • life like detail
  • The Perfect Gift For Your Favorite Alien fan

Review of the Alien FaceHugger

8.5 inch Engineer in Chair Suit Action Figure

The Prometheus Engineer in Chair Suit 8.5 inch Action Figure

The Engineer's is another iconic figure in both the Aliens and Prometheus films, And toy maker NECA has created this amazingly detailed Engineer based of the Promenthus film which features the Engineer in his space chair Suit. This figure stands over 8" tall and is fully articulated with a great range of motion, for more insights please see the video review below. This large Action Figure which stands at 8.5 inches, normally action figures are around 6 inches is highly detailed in its paint works as well as masterfully sculpted.


  • 8.5 inches tall
  • Highly detailed paint work
  • Very good articulation
  • Flexible rubberized parts and hoses

A great gift for any fan or Action Figure collector

For more customer reviews or to buy: Prometheus Engineer in Chair Suit Action Figure

Prometheus Engineer in Chair Suit 8.5 inche Action Figure Review

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