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New in Theaters: Alien Covenant & the Wimpy Kid

May 20, 2017

Alien: Covenant ” (R) Trailer

This “Alien” prequel takes place a decade after “Prometheus”. The colony ship Covenant responds to a distress signal coming from a planet where they find the unstable Prometheus android David and an army of Xenomorph aliens.

Michael Fassbender is back as David. He’s also playing the android aboard the Covenant, named Walter.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul ” (PG) Trailer

The fourth “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” movie is about a road trip to celebrate Meemaw’s 90th birthday, while the kids scheme to make a detour to a video game convention. This one has an entirely new cast, with Alicia Silverstone as the mom, Tom Everett Scott as the dad, and a kid named Jason Drucker is your new wimpy kid.