The release date for director Ridley Scott’s Prometheus is bumped to June 8, 2012 by 20th Century Fox. This move can be seen as having confidence in the original sci-fi. And why shouldn’t there be? Both Ridley Scott and Damon Lindelof (Lost) are working on the screenplay together.

And in other news? Starring opposite of Noomi Rapace will be Michael Fassbender, whose most notable role is in Inglorious Basterds. He’ll be playing an android in Prometheus.

Fassbender is currently portraying Magneto in X-Men: First Class.

It’s hard not being optimistic for Prometheus with all the people involved. It’s definitely a film to keep an eye on.

(Heat Vision)