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Alien: Covenant shares first look at Katherine Waterston

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Wednesday marked the 37th anniversary of the original Alien hitting theaters, and to celebrate, the upcoming Prometheus sequel/Alien prequel — titled Alien: Covenant — has shared a first look at its new lead character: Katherine Waterston’s Daniels.

The behind-the-scenes shot (above) from Ridley Scott’s upcoming thriller shows a short-haired Waterston and the ominous caption “Nowhere to run.” Plot details for Alien: Covenant are scarce so far, but we know Waterston’s character Daniels is a crew member on the colony ship Covenant, which discovers a seemingly utopian planet hiding dark secrets. The planet’s only inhabitant is the android David (Michael Fassbender, reprising his role from Prometheus).

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Previously, the film released another teaser image from set, showing a Covenant patch with the name of the Weyland-Yutani Corporation.

In addition to Waterston and Fassbender, other Alien: Covenant cast members include Demian Bichir, Danny McBride, Jussie Smollett, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, and Callie Hernandez. Covenant is slated to hit theaters on Aug. 4, 2017.