Alien: Covenant Does Not Have Many Deleted Scenes

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When it comes to Alien movies, many of them feature deleted scenes.

In the past, the other films in the franchise have had extended editions that made the movies last as long as 2 and a half hours in length.

However, the latest Alien: Covenant film appears not to have that many deleted scenes according to its director Ridley Scott.

Collider had a chance to interview Ridley Scott and the director talked about the process of editing a movie.

Scott showed the movie to test audiences and many of them gave him helpful feedback on the duration of the film.

Scott usually doesn't want to make his films last as long as 2 and a half hours so he was able to trim down the movie to just over 2 hours long.

Collider pressed him further on this topic and asked if Alien: Covenant has many deleted scenes.

Scott said "no" the movie does not have many deleted scenes. Actor Michael Fassbender also confirmed this, so it looks like we did not miss anything too important in the film.

Scott did reveal that the first cut of the movie was 2 hours and 23 minutes long. The theatrical cut of the movie is 2 hours and 3 minutes long.

There are around 20 minutes of scenes that were cut.

Not all of them were "deleted" as some scenes were added onto YouTube. This included more scenes of the crew bonding and an extra scene showing David and Elizabeth Shaw arriving on the Engineer's planet.

Whatever other scenes were cut may be added in later when the home release of the movie comes out later this year.

However, it sounds like Scott did not cut loads of footage so it won't be any scenes that were too important.

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