Set in the late 21st century, the story centers on the crew of the spaceship Prometheus as they follow a star map discovered among the remnants of several ancient Earth cultures. Led to a distant world and an advanced civilization, the crew seeks the origins of humanity, but instead discovers a threat that could cause the extinction of the human race.
The Wikipedia page comes complete with spoilers so don’t read unless you’re into being forewarned about such things. Couple bits remind me of The X-Files though, I wonder if they had that in mind?
Anyway, too busy to see it yet, and probably won’t until it’s on DVD.