By Laura Hertzfeld
April 29, 2012 at 11:04 PM EDT

First there was the ‘is it an Alien prequel?’ debate. Then there was that wacky TED talk stunt. Then a 20-second teaser for the trailer. Then a look at Michael Fassbender’s character in the film. What will those marketers at 20th Century Fox come up with next? Oh, how about the actual trailer? Considering the movie is out June 8, it’s about time for a real look at the film and maybe some semblance of the increasingly opaque storyline. In the international trailer below, we see Charlize Theron running a tight ship on a search for ties between ancient civilizations and the future. Watch the three-minute preview below, which gives us more insight as to who these people trying to save the world from ultimate destruction are — and how they got there:

Absent from the trailer is tech tycoon Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce), who gave that infamous TED Talk from the future, and we barely get a glimpse of Michael Fassbender’s AI character ‘David,’ who appears to be a trusted part of the Prometheus team.

What do you make of the full-length preview? Do all the previews measure up? Will the hype be worth it when the movie comes out? Leave your comments below.

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