Van Daniken, author of 1968 bestseller Chariot of the Gods, is best known as the first proponent of the so-called ancient astronaut theory, which holds that aliens kick-started civilization on earth. “NASA and the Vatican agree that is almost mathematically impossible that we can be where we are today without there being a little help along the way,” Scott said. “That’s what we’re looking at (in the film), at some of Eric van Daniken’s ideas of how did we humans come about.
If anyone wondered if the Alien prequel would suck or, by sheer luck, be watchable. The luck option is gone, miracle still a possibility but you know what they say about those.
The Vatican… What the fuck?