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How ‘Alien: Covenant’ turned serious for Danny McBride

May 19th, 2017 at 8:05 AM
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For Danny McBride, being asked to join the cast of “Alien: Covenant” was a long-cherished nightmare come true.

“It was just surreal,” says the 40-year-old actor and screenwriter, who’s best known for rude, energetic comedy roles on HBO’s “Eastbound & Down” and “Vice Principals” and in such movies as “Pineapple Express,” “This Is the End” and “Your Highness.” “The chance to work with someone like [director] Ridley Scott on a franchise he started, it was just mind-boggling.”

Scott’s second prequel to his 1979 space horror masterpiece takes place 10 years after “Prometheus” (2012), with McBride’s character Tennessee piloting the planet colonizing ship Covenant to a new world. An accident and strange signals detour the vessel to a different, deceptively Earthlike planet, and while other members of the crew – played by the likes of …

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