Katherine Waterston in Alien Covenant

Following the release of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant this past Thursday – where the sequel to Prometheus from 2012 garnered $4.2 in preview night ticket sales alone – the movie has just secured the top spot at the Friday box office. Covenant’s main competition was Marvel Studios adventure Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – which has grossed over $600 million already as it heads into its third weekend in wide release. One of the two interstellar adventures certainly seems to destined to come out on top of the weekend box office over the course of the next few days.

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