The latest Prometheus featurette, posted through Verizon FiOS’ YouTube channel, focuses on the ship itself and the design elements included therein, with Ridley Scott, Damon Lindelof, production designer Arthur Max, and the cast talking about what went into the concept. The detail with which the various features, from scanning systems to living quarters to a basketball court, were designed is quite impressive. And, yes, the resemblance to a giant bug was deliberate.
The U.S. gets this thing on June 8th; much of the rest of the world gets it a week earlier. Fox has done a wonderful job of making sure the fan base is excited enough to queue up the moment the movie opens. Whether it’ll register with the rest of the public, we’ll know soon enough.