Predator News

Shane Black Says His 'Predator' Is a Sequel

6:14 PM 6/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
chosen to helm the new Predator movie, is saying. Speaking with Collider, Black says he and screenwriter Fred Dekker see the new movie as an "inventive sequel" rather than a reboot because "[w]hy start over, when you've all this rich mythology yet to mine?" Besides, he likes "the idea of expanding and exploring the existing Predator mythology, rather than hitting the restart button."

Reboot? Nope. Shane Black Says His ‘Predator’ Film Is A Sequel – In case you missed it: yesterday, it was announced that “Iron Man 3” and “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” director Shane Black was hired to direct and write the new treatment of a “Predator” film. Black, of course, also famously started his career as a writer (the “Lethal Weapon” series who eventually became one of, if not, the highest-paid screenwriter in all of Hollywood. 7 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Shane Black to Direct New 'Predator' Movie

12:38 PM 6/24/2014 by Jeff Giles
Few film franchises have been as consistently disappointing -- yet still somehow viable -- than the Predator movies. Aside from the underrated 1990 sequel (which tanked), the dreadlocked interstellar hunter's time on the big screen has been one long downhill ride, including the ill-advised Alien crossovers and Nimród Antal's mostly moribund 2010 stab at a follow-up.


Fox Rebooting 'Predator' With Shane Black (Exclusive) – The "Lethal Weapon" creator and "Iron Man 3" director will write the treatment and is attached to direct the project which could relaunch the sci-fi action franchise. 7 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Watch Jean-Claude Van Damme Wearing The Original PREDATOR Costume – Before the award-winning creature designer, Steve Wang, designed the look of the Predator that we all know and love, there was a much different version conceived with "backward bent reptilian legs, extended arms" and an insect-like facial sculpt. That original version of the monster didn't require a tall actor like Kevin Peter Hall, who played the final version of the monster, so they hired then-newcomer, Jean-Claude Van Damme ("The Quest"). 7 years 40 weeks ago via brucelee

If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It: On Its 25th Anniversary, 5 Things You Might Not Know About 'Predator'

Predator – On June 12th, 1987, audiences around the country got their first look at that (to borrow one of the more quotable bits from the movie) ugly motherfucker that is "Predator." It heralded a number of promising new stars –most notably Arnold Schwarzenegger, finally getting a bona-fide blockbuster after sleeper hits like "The Terminator" and "Conan The Barbarian" -- and director John McTiernan would emerge as one of the freshest, most stylish voices in action filmmaking since John Ford. 9 years 31 weeks ago via brucelee
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