The official Facebook page for Prometheus has been updated with a new synopsis, which reveals a few more story details. Take a look at this new plot rundown below.

"Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race."
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The first official synopsis didn't indicate any sort of epic battle to, "save the future of the human race," but, despite this new revelation, there is still much we don't know about Prometheus.

Ridley Scott is directing Prometheus from a screenplay by Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts. Production is currently under way.