Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus sort of became the biggest disappointment of the summer, for most. I enjoyed the film and while I admit it has its own batch of flaws I mostly think the film works, if you look at it from a certain angle. There’s no denying that Damon Lindelof‘s script was far from polished, but exactly when do we stop blaming the writer and start shifting towards the director? After all, the director has the most control and can ultimately make a writer switch things to his or her needs.
Now that the dust has settled and the film has made its way to Blu-ray I think we can all stop arguing over who really destroyed Prometheus. Writer Jon Spaihts originally wrote a script called ALIEN: Engineers and then it was morphed into Prometheus, with the help of Lindelof.
Today we can finally bring you Spaihts’ original script, which can be read by clicking right here.
I haven’t tackled the entire thing yet, but I can already see some of the things that Lindelof left alone, while also seeing a couple of things that were changed for reasons beyond me. I’ll have to finish reading the entire thing before I can claim which one I like more.
Give it a read and let us know what you think!