Big Summer Movie Guide: Charlize Theron On ‘Prometheus’ – It’s Very Different Than ‘Aliens’ (VIDEO)

Want to know what to watch at the theater? Celebuzz is breaking down the blockbusters in our Big Summer Movie Guide.

In this episode, we take a look at Prometheus with Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender. The science fiction thriller takes place in the Aliens movie universe, created the film’s director Ridley Scott.

Watch the video to see Theron talk about her role in the film.

Prometheus started as a prequel to the Aliens franchise, but it was changed over the course of development. Scott has said it has “strands of Alien DNA.” It is intended as a standalone film that is part of the mythos — and does technically take place before the first Alien movie.

The release this week pits Theron again herself at the box office. She also stars in the blockbuster Snow White and the Huntsman with Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth. SWATH has been so successful that, on Friday, the studio announced a sequel to the film is in the works.