Thursday, April 23, 2009

Robert Rodriguez is Rebooting Predator

IESB has learned that 20th Century Fox and Robert Rodriguez (Spy Kids, Sin City) are giving Predator a facelift in a new film entitled Predators.

In a news conference today at Texas-based Troublemaker Studios where Rodriguez was on hand for the signing of a new state film incentive. Rodriguez talked to the audience of press members and revealed his upcoming film slate.

"I'm going to be able to shoot my upcoming Machete here, a sci-fi action film called Nervewrackers, a re-boot of the Predator series called Predators, and a couple of smaller movies called Sin City 2 and The Jetsons."

If you recall, Rodriguez penned a Predator 3 script some time ago that was discarded because it was "too big."

I think this is good news since we can finally have a sole film based on Predator instead of those stupid versus movies. I wouldn't say Rodriguez is the best director in the world, but the guy definitely knows action. I'm still waiting for Rodriguez to give us Sin City 2 and Red Sonja. I say focus on those two titles before releasing another Predator movie.


micky said...

what the fuck , give us sin city 2 already you stupid cowboy!

Fletch said...

I say boo. How about rebooting something that has been out of our consciousness for more than 5 minutes? This reminds me of the Friday the 13th reboot. Good god, what's it been, 3 years since the last Predator flick? Less?

Jaccstev said...

20th Century Fox has currently revealed that no writers or director are on board. Though, they have set a release date for the reboot, scheduling it for July 7th, 2010. Seems like a short amount of time to go from zero to a complete film, especially since Rodriguez is planning to start lensing "Machete" in June.

Farzan said...

Interesting info Jaccstev, I think they already have the script ready since its basically the script Rodriguez wrote for a third Predator film, but only slightly edited. I think they cam still make the July 7th release date