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Fox is Rebooting Predator

Come see who's going to direct it.

1987's Predator is a classic sci-fi action movie. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, the story about an alien hunter spawned a sequel and then had two crossovers with the Alien franchise. The deadly race of aliens then received another solo movie, Predators, but now it looks like the studio wants to begin all over again and they have their eyes on Iron Man 3's director Shane Black. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Black is attached to write the treatment and direct the reboot. Fred Dekker, whose writing credits include The Monster Squad and Robocop 3, will handle the script. The site adds that Black will oversee the writing and the two previously worked together on The Monster Squad, as well. John Davis, one of the producers on the very first movie, is set to produce the new one.

No word yet on which year this movie is expected to open, but we'll keep an eye out for that information. Viners, do you think Black's a good choice for this sci-fi franchise? Speak your mind below.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Update

According to Collider, the movie is an "inventive sequel" and not a reboot.

“As far as Fred and I are concerned anyway,” Black said, adding “Why start over, when you’ve all this rich mythology yet to mine?” Black said he doesn’t like reboots generally, but can “really get behind inventive sequels”, noting that he likes “the idea of expanding and exploring the existing Predator mythology, rather than hitting the restart button.”

Source: Collider

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Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

That is good I think ?

Posted by kgb725

Hmm interesting I wonder how they will do it.

Posted by TehStranger

Hopefully it doesn't suck

Posted by patrat18

Fox has been doing pretty good with reboots, Planet of the apes. I'm in.

Edited by Chaos Burn

How could you guys miss the fact Shane Black was IN the original Predator movie!

Posted by Cap10nate

Hmmmmm. Predator may still be my favorite action movie. I don't see why it needs to be re-booted. Just create a new story without resorting to try to re-create the first movie. I don't need to see a re-booted version of a movie I already loved. The sequels haven't been great, but the first movie was fantastic. Gotta love seeing two future Governors on the screen together.

Posted by dimitridkatsis

Why a reboot? I'm thinking Predator in Afghanistan or something but why not canon?

Posted by MrTummyTumms

Nice!!

Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

How could you guys miss the fact Shane Black was IN the original Predator movie!

I remember that , he was the first one to be killed by the predator in that movie.

Posted by ThanoStomp

Seems like all the big movie companies want to do is reboot. Going for the buck, instead of developing good original material.

Posted by opticblast98

YEAH! More Predator! Hope it's good

Posted by Dedpool

WHAT? I liked Predators!! I wanted a sequel to that!!

Posted by SlickyMike88

I was hoping for a predators 2 :P . I just hope this to be a good movie , memorable.

Posted by dimitridkatsis

Seems like all the big movie companies want to do is reboot. Going for the buck, instead of developing good original material.

So right. If they take away the dreadlocks and give him a black armor/suit I think I'm gonna cry.

Posted by Dedpool

@thanostomp - It's very hard to even come up with something original. Just about everything's been done before in one medium or another. It's why comics, and books are big for source material right now in Hollywood. Almost the closest thing you'll get to original.

Posted by viin

really Shane Black...i believe he owes me some money for iron man 3.

Posted by ScrappyDont27

Monster Squad is an awesome movie so...

Posted by Cloakx14

i want a sequel to Predators 2010. this reboot better be better than the original.

Posted by GodOfMischief

Hmm, not sure how I feel about this. I actually quite liked Predators, and I was looking forward to see if they could expand it any further. That being said, it will interesting to see where they take it with the reboot.

Posted by RustyRoy

Cool I guess.

Posted by TommytheHitman

@dedpool said:

WHAT? I liked Predators!! I wanted a sequel to that!!

EXACTKY! I thought a sequel was coming out! WHY ARE THEY REBOOTING WHAT DOES NOT NEED TO BE REBOOTED?!

Posted by tparks

Cool. As awesome as the first Predator was, if this series was to continue, it could use a good reboot.

Posted by pingclang

Someone`s spine had better get ripped out or it isn't Predator.

Posted by The Stegman

Predators was pretty much a reboot, lol. It took the first movie, and modernized it.

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

I bet it's going to be a toned down PG13 Predator

Posted by AmazingWebHead

Ooooooof course they are.

Posted by Ninjablade09

With Shane Black I'm not interested. Don't like that dude at all.

I bet it's going to be a toned down PG13 Predator

Sadly you're probably right.

Posted by micah

With Shane Black I'm not interested. Don't like that dude at all.

@jonny_anonymous said:

I bet it's going to be a toned down PG13 Predator

Sadly you're probably right.

Hopefully not, Predators was pretty hardcore.

Edited by warlock360

Why a reboot? I'm thinking Predator in Afghanistan or something but why not canon?

Posted by JakeN7

I liked Predators though! Oh well. Iron Man 3 and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang were good movies.

Posted by Ninjablade09

@micah said:

@ninjablade09 said:

With Shane Black I'm not interested. Don't like that dude at all.

@jonny_anonymous said:

I bet it's going to be a toned down PG13 Predator

Sadly you're probably right.

Hopefully not, Predators was pretty hardcore.

So was Robocop back then look how that turned out.

Posted by Ninjablade09

So who wants to bet that this movie will be set during Christmas?

Posted by TommytheHitman

Wait what does this mean for that Dark Horse series coming out?

Edited by NightFang

Forgot rebooting Predator, where is my Predators sequel!?

Edited by orangedrink888

It better have a scene like this:

Edited by Winter_Kills

I don't have anything against Shane Black- I'm in the minority that actually like Iron Man 3(even though it made a buttload of money, and everyone I talked to outside of or just casually involved with the comic community enjoyed it.). Now, it was NOWHERE near the epicness of Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Thor: The Dark World, but I enjoyed it for what it was. Still, I guess Spielberg & Lucas were right- the age of the reboot is upon us.

Posted by IvanDavidoff

let me guess PG 14?

Posted by Omega Ray Jay

Oh God, if that abortion Iron Man 3 wasn't bad enough. No thank you Fox and certainly no thank you Mr Black.

Posted by micah

@micah said:

@ninjablade09 said:

With Shane Black I'm not interested. Don't like that dude at all.

@jonny_anonymous said:

I bet it's going to be a toned down PG13 Predator

Sadly you're probably right.

Hopefully not, Predators was pretty hardcore.

So was Robocop back then look how that turned out.

You have a point. But hopefully it won't be like that.

Edited by marvel_boy2241

*sigh* Their about to f*ck over more childhoods than a Catholic priest.

Edited by Batman404

This is what they should do. Start on the Predator planet, the King sends his son, and two others, to Earth for his first hunt. Months go by and they don't return and no messages. The King sends another group to get them or what remains of them. They don't return. The King then gathers an army and heads to Earth. They land near the others ships which are empty. They walk out to cliff which over looks a city and what do they see, humans at war with Terminators outside a Skynet factory. What do they do and who do the humans side with?

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Edited by Golden Cod

*sigh* Their about to f*ck over more childhoods than a Catholic priest.

I'd have thought with an Optimus facepalm picture you'd award that title to Michael Bay.

Edited by those_eyes

This is what they should do. Start on the Predator planet, the King sends his son, and two others, to Earth for his first hunt. Months go by and they don't return and no messages. The King sends another group to get them or what remains of them. They don't return. The King then gathers an army and heads to Earth. They land near the others ships which are empty. They walk out to cliff which over looks a city and what do they see, humans at war with Terminators outside a Skynet factory. What do they do and who do the humans side with?

I lol'd.

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Posted by Spideysense44

^lmao this

Posted by ccraft

I loved the first Predator film, so I would like to see a reboot.

Edited by The_Tree

I like this news. If there's anyone I want rebooting Predator, it's Shane Black. Fingers crossed for an Arnold cameo.

So who wants to bet that this movie will be set during Christmas?

Ha!

Posted by joshmightbe

With it being Shane Black and his Christmas Fetish does this mean we'll finally get the Predator vs Santa we've all been waiting for?

Posted by manwithoutshame

Reboot it 10 times for all I care, there's only one Predator film as far as I'm concerned.

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