Katherine Waterston’s performance in “Alien: Covenant” instantly conjours up memories of Sigourney Weaver as Ripley. The actress talks to Cinema Buzz’s Shawn Edwards about the simularities and character parrellels.

Katherine Waterston discussed her character Daniels and the obvious parallels to Ellen Ripley – the primary heroine from the original “Alien” saga, portrayed by the Sigourney Weaver.

CAST: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel Dean, Alexander England, Benjamin Rigby

Directed by Ridley Scott

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

Katherine Waterston enjoyed working with director Ridley Scott.

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