After multiple release date delays and reshoots, the first footage from The Predator has emerged during a panel at the currently underway CinemaCon. Luckily, ComicBook.com was in attendance at the events and we have the first details on what was shown of the new horror film. Check out the description below.
The trailer starts in a neighborhood. It's Halloween. Kids are milling about. In one house, someone opens a package from JP Courier Co. The boy finds a Predator mask in it. He messes with some of the
The panel also revealed the film's synopsis, which reads:
“From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.”
The film also stars Thomas Jane, Edward James-Olmos, Trevante Rhodes, Augusto Aguilera, Alfie Allen, and Yvonne Strahovski.
The original Predator focused mainly on one of these creatures in the jungle, while Predator 2 attempted to bring the action to the city yet failed to mimic the success of its predecessor. Alien vs. Predator: Requiem also brought the action to earth, though it was another disappointing entry in both series' legacies.
With Shane Black at the helm and the talented cast,
The Predator hits theaters on September 14th.
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