Noomi Rapace linked to lead in Alien prequel

Noomi Rapace is rumoured to be leading the cast of Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel.

Deadline report that The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star left “a strong impression” on Scott when they met to discuss the science fiction horror.

Carey Mulligan and Abbie Cornish are also linked to the role.

Rapace recently won a role in the Sherlock Holmes sequel.