Prey Director Hints at More Predator Movies After Prequel Movie

The Predator franchise could keep expanding after that Prey will be out on Hulu next month, according to director Dan Trachtenberg. Prey is the latest addition to the Predator series, which began in 1987 when Arnold Schwarzenegger’s action movie hit theaters. Since then, the franchise has struggled to gain a foothold, with Predator 2, PredatorsThe Predatorand the Alien vs Predator crossovers that fail to impress the audience. Despite the franchise not having much success in 35 years, Trachtenberg will try to restart the horror series with Prey

After 2018 The Predator received mediocre reviews, it was believed that the franchise would finally be dead. That seemed even more likely after Disney acquired 20th Century Fox, as the studio is best known for producing family-friendly movies. While there was rumbling of Predator 5 for a few years, Disney confirmed in November 2021 that the 10 Cloverfield Lane director would direct the prequel. Prey takes place 300 years ago and revolves around the Comanche Nation and a warrior named Naru (Amber Midthunder). Prey will probably still have many elements that fans love about the Predator franchise, but the prequel movie will be very different from previous movies.


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As a release date for Prey approaching, Trachtenberg hints at what awaits the intergalactic fighter next. In an interview with Time-out, the director confirmed that they do have ideas for the future of the series, but did not confirm whether they will ever materialize. Trachtenberg elaborated on saying that “the boldest swingsto the Predator franchise are what excites him the most. Check out his full commentary below:

There are many exciting ideas for what the future could hold for the franchise. The things that excite me the most are the boldest swings and I think there’s room to do other things that haven’t been done before.

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Trachtenberg’s comments about doing something else clearly explain the creative choices behind it Prey† Of all the Predator sequels, 2010’s Predators is often considered the most unique because it took its characters beyond the world to an alien planet. While Prey still taking place on Earth, it’s certainly a unique idea to set it in the 18th century to give the franchise a soft reboot. Should Prey to connect with the audience, Trachtenberg’s storyline could be expanded, but if it doesn’t make an impact, the Predator series could continue in a very different direction.

Even though 20th Century Studios released a few Prey trailers and images, there is still a lot of mystery surrounding the story. For that reason it is difficult to say whether Prey has the potential for a sequel. Prey 2 will, of course, depend on the success of the upcoming prequel, and it will likely also be a deciding factor in how Disney approaches future Predator movies. release Prey on Hulu indicates that they may not have incredible faith in the film, but that could simply be due to the franchise’s past performance with audiences. Anyway, fans won’t have to wait long to see how Prey piling up with the other films in the Predator series.

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Source: Time Out

  • Prey/Predator 5 (2022)Release date: 05 Aug 2022

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