Actor Guy Pearce gives an inspirational speech about why we must create humanoid robots in the new film Prometheus.

In Ridley Scott's new blockbuster Prometheus, a pop culture reference is made to TED Talks. Set in the year 2023, Peter Weyland (a character played by Guy Pearce) is giving an inspiration speech to a crowd of audience to explain why it's important to create a humanoid robotic system by the end of the decade.

The film is set in “the darkest corners of the universe” which is believed to be the environment Ridley Scott created in Alien. The plot follows a “team of explorers to find the origins humankind after discovering a significant clue. Watch a sneak peak of Prometheus below before it opens in theaters in June, 2012.

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