The Predator (Predator 4) News ArticleLatest The Predator (Predator 4) News Headline:
The Predator Trailer Analysis: Super Predator Wrist Blade Weaponry
Log in to unlock your profile!
The Predator Movie

Predator 4 Movie News

The Predator (Predator 4)

The Predator (Predator 4) hits theaters in:

Predator 4 is not like other Predator films, says Fox CEO!

Predator 4 is not like other Predator films, says Fox CEO!

Shane Black's upcoming Predator film officially titled "The Predator" is not like other Predator films according to 20th Century Fox CEO Stacey Snider who touched briefly on the fourth Predator venture while conducting an interview with Variety. During the conversation Snider addressed The Predator while discussing franchise-building brands currently in the works at Fox; suggesting Fox likely have plans to expand the Predator film franchise into a more marketable and profitable brand.

Stacey explains that Shane's The Predator did not "read like a Predator film" when she first had a look at the script which was written by both Shane Black and Fred Dekker. She claims the upcoming stand-alone / semi-sequel is unexpected and "utterly fresh":

A closer look at the new Predator suits from Shane Black's Predator 4!

We’ve got a “Predator” film coming out that is unexpected and utterly fresh. I just imagined that it would take 500 hours to read the script — that it would be interior jungle, exterior more jungle and then fighting happens, but Emma [Watts] went out and recruited Shane Black. From the first page, it didn’t read like a “Predator” film.

Following on, Snider also confirmed that the film will be set in suburbia and will focus on Jacob Tremblay's character and his character's father Quinn McKenna, played by Boyd Holbrook: 

It’s set in suburbia. There’s a little boy and his dad at the center of the action.

From what we know so far, the plot will involve the discovery of Predator technology by ex-Marine Quinn McKenna (Boyd Holbrook), who somehow manages to take it back home with him after a deployment tour. From there, his son (Tremblay) somehow manages to decipher the tech due to his unique autism.

The story will also involve Predator defectors who oppose the view of their native alien species; which is to rid Earth of its Human population in preparation for relocation by the Predators themselves. From what we've been told, the Earth heating up (Global warming plug?) has attracted attention by the Yautja/Predators and because the Yautja require very hot climates to survive, they are now eyeing Earth as their next settlement. The defectors aid Humanity in combating the "evil" Predators.

In addition to all of the above, we also know that at some point a terrible truth is realized and a monstrous, hybridized Predator monstrosity is unveiled and unleashed.

A release date for the first The Predator movie trailer has not yet been set, but the film will arrive in theaters on August 3rd, 2018. As new details arrive, we'll be sure to keep you updated.

Source: Variety

Predator 4 fan poster created by Designificance

Releasing on September 14th, 2018, Shane Black directs The Predator (Predator 4) - a new film set in in the iconic Predator movie series by 20th Century Fox. If you're anticipating this film, you will want to join in our The Predator (Predator 4) forum! It's a great place to discuss the upcoming Predator movie and engage with other Predator movie fans.

Stay up to date with the latest news on Shane Black's The Predator (Predator 4) movie by liking Scified on Facebook and by following us on Twitter and Instagram! Also, consider subscribing your email to our The Predator blog for instant notifications of when new posts are made!

More The Predator (Predator 4) Articles


IRaptusSep-20-2017 2:50 PM


Im choosing to embrace this as a good thing. The Predator franchise needs something fresh and revitalising, not re-hashing the same tried premise over and over again.

Don't get me wrong I love all 3 of the Predator films but there is so much more that could be explored than just game-hunting Yautja.

Good on Shane Black for taking a risk, I just hope its not too silly.

BlackGooDrinkerSep-20-2017 10:44 PM


I dint know but the plot sounds cheesy.

ChrisSep-21-2017 10:06 AM


Agreed, there is so much more that could be explored with this franchise. I don't mind the thought of the Predators wishing to take over Earth eventually, nor do I mind the genetic hybrid angle. My main concerns lie with the emphasis on the kid being a major player in the film's development and Predators helping Humanity. The AvP films showed us that kind of collaboration gets boring. The Predators view themselves as a superior species to Mankind so I don't see why they would bother themselves with our well-being.

I'm remaining cautiously optimistic. A trailer will really help to iron out expectations I feel.

Predator_SpiritOct-11-2017 2:23 PM


This franchise needed a direct sequel to Predator 2 made in 1992.

Now in this pussy era it's done, just look at some websites ahahah they are debating about the look of a pred female for the upcoming movie....They're beyong repair.

Sign in with your account to add a comment!


or Create an Account
Visitor Comments

The Predator News Article


Written By Chris
Published: 2017-09-20 10:30:18

24,803 Reads

Latest The Predator (Predator 4) Forum Topics

What purpose do the "dreadlocks" serve?

12 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-24 10:57:11

Predators don't deal with Synths and fancy shmancy test tubes

3 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-24 06:53:09

Predator 4 The Predator Helipad set photo

2 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-21 04:56:11


5 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-13 14:00:09

For Predator fans from an Alien fan

8 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-12 15:09:52

Predator 4 trailer fan re-cut adds original Predator SFX

0 Replies, Last Post: 2018-05-11 06:06:38

How To Franchise Episode 3: Predator

2 Replies, Last Post: 2018-03-31 16:27:33

easter greetings for predator fans

3 Replies, Last Post: 2018-03-30 23:04:43 is an information resource for film enthusiasts looking to learn more about the upcoming blockbuster The Predator (Predator 4). Providing the latest official and accurate information on Predator 4 / The Predator, this website contains links to every set video, viral video, commercial, trailer, poster, movie still and screenshot available. This site is an extension of the Alien & Predator Fandom on Scified - a central hub for fans of Predator, Predator 2, Predators and The Predator looking to stay up-to-date on the latest news. Images used are property of their respective owners. The Predator (Predator 4) and its associated names, logos and images are property of 20th Century Fox and are in no way owned by Scified and its related entities. This is a fan-created website for the purpose of informing and exciting fans for The Predator (Predator 4)'s release. If you have any questions about this site, its content or the Scified Network in general, feel free to contact Scified directly.

Your account has not yet been verified. Please check your email for the verification link to begin posting.

Please review our rules before sharing content

Use Your E-Mail:


Stay Logged In

Content Policies & Legal Disclaimers