Some additional information has surfaced for Shane Black's The Predator and it might interest some of the fans out there.
Thomas Jane previously offered some details on the story that the film will tell. According to him, the film follows a group of crazy shellshocked war veterans who end up hearing that a Predator ship has landed and they set out on a mission to take them down. You can read the full details of the story here. Then Edward James Olmos explained that the movie would also be filled with humor.
Thanks to an interview with Jake Busey, we now know a couple other new things regarding the movie. While talking with Pop Culture, Busey explains how this movie falls in line with the original, saying:
“This one definitely falls in line with the original franchise in that it does focus on the technology that the Predators have. It focuses on what the goal of the Predators is, and what their modus operandi, and why they come to the planet, and that type of thing. It’s definitely in line with the original franchise.”
That sounds great! What's cool about Busey's character is that he is going to play the son of his father’s character from Predator 2. In regards to that, he says it will “add some depth and connectivity between the two films, sort of tying the franchise together in a tighter knot having the characters more closely bound.”
The rest of the cast includes Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Trevante Rhodes (Westworld), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Jacob Tremblay (Room), Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), and Sterling K. Brown (The People vs. O.J. Simpson).
The Predator opens in theaters on August 3, 2018.