EXCLUSIVE: Demian Bichir has been set by Ridley Scott to join the cast of Fox’s Alien: Covenant, the sequel to the Scott-directed Prometheus. Bichir will join Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston and Danny McBride.

Bichir, Oscar nominated for A Better Life, was most recently part of the ensemble cast of the Quentin Tarantino-directed The Hateful Eight. He’s repped by CAA.