Feb 06
2011

In a recent interview with Expressen Noomi has briefly talked about her upcoming role in Prometheus! The full article can be read here.

It’s going to be awesome. I play a character named Elizabeth Shaw. She’s supercool! I’ve already been in the studio and tried costumes amongst other things. Now I’m going to rehearse on the script, do physical training, stunt training, language training and other preparations for the part

Jan 27
2011

Michael Fassbender has officially signed on to star opposite up and coming Swedish star, Noomi Rapace, in Ridley Scott’s Alien (prequel, sequel… whatever) Prometheus, according to Heat Vision. Fassbender will play an android in the film, after talks were initially opened with him last year but apparently fell through before Christmas. The film is described as an epic science fiction story that while maybe not a direct link to the Alien universe, has relatable elements. Scott has spent nearly a year prepping the flick, with Charlize Theron also linked to a major role. Expect to see Prometheus in the summer of 2012.

Jan 16
2011

Lots has been written and rumored lately about Ridley Scott’s plan for an Alien prequel – and Noomi has been in steady talks as the frontrunner to play the young Ellen Ripley. Reportedly, this plan has been dropped – but Scott and Rapace move on with another collaboration. According to Deadline, Twentieth Century Fox has officially announced that the new Ridley Scott production as “Prometheus” is now bound for worldwide release on March 9th, 2012. Returning to science fiction filmmaking for the first time since Blade Runner, Scott will direct this epic. Of the five major roles to be cast, Noomi Rapace is the first actor signed to star (as “Elizabeth Shaw”), and it’s, again, rumored that Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron are both circling the other big female lead (“Vickers”). The complete article can be read here.