Noomi Rapace Is in Alien: Covenant After All ~~~~ So it was a surprise when the sequel, Alien: Covenant, was announced and Fassbender, but not Rapace, was in the cast. Now it turns out she is. Deadline reports that despite those early casting stories, Rapace is currently on the Australia set of Covenant. The good news is fans who were worried the movies wouldn’t link together can now breath a sigh of relief. Alien: Covenant is scheduled for release August 4, 2017.