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New ‘Predator’ Movie Coming From ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Director Dan Trachtenberg

Time to polish off your trophy skulls: the Predator is back. A new Predator movie is in the works at 20th Century Studios, with 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg set to direct a script from Patrick Aison. The film’s plot is under wraps, but it apparently won’t have anything to do with The Predator, the 2018 sequel directed by Shane Black. Deadline is reporting that Dan Trachtenberg will direct a new Predator movie, and the thing is, much like the Predator himself, it might have b...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Predator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 20th Century Fox, Central America, Dan Trachtenberg, Danny Glover, Trachtenberg, Action/Adventure, Shane Black, Cloverfield Lane, John Mctiernan, Stephen Hopkins, 20th Century Studios


We’ve Got A File On You: Corey Taylor

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc. More »
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Die Hard’ is Such a Perfect Movie That It Makes Me Angry

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Die Hard Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: You know, it’s only the greatest action movie of all time. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: Die Hard makes me mad. Not like how the increasingly dire sequels make me mad. Oh, no. Those make me mad because they’re terrible. The original 1988 Die Hard makes me furious ever...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Features, Bruce Willis, Die Hard, John McClane, John Mctiernan, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream


James Gunn Recommends a Huge List of Action Movies to Watch During Quarantine – Here’s Where to Find Each of Them

Around the time when the United States began realizing just how serious the coronavirus pandemic was, writer/director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy) took to Twitter to share helpful recommendations about what people should watch while cooped up in their homes during the pandemic. Now he’s at it again, and this time he’s narrowed it down to (mostly) one genre: action. The filmmaker blasted out a series of action-heavy recommendations to improve your quarantine viewing, and we’ve done the l...
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CS Recommends: Deadly Class, Plus Podcasts & More!

CS Recommends: Doom Eternal, Plus Books, Music & More! Stuck inside? Don’t know what to watch/read/play/listen to? ComingSoon.net has got you covered. In this week’s CS Recommends our staff gives you solid tips on the best media to consume during your downtime, including Deadly Class & more. Check out our picks below! RELATED: March 24 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases MAX EVRY’s RECOMMEND: The Movies That Made Me: Pandemic Parade Click here to listen or download! My favorite current movies ...
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Original Predator Script Getting the Dark Horse Comic Book Treatment

Original Predator Script “Hunter” Getting the Dark Horse Comic Book Treatment Here’s some fun news: according to SyFy Wire, the original Predator script, written by James E. Thomas and John C. Thomas, and titled Hunter, is getting a five-issue Dark Horse comic adaptation! RELATED: Alien: The Original Screenplay Comic Book Coming From Dark Horse In an alternate universe, Predator, the 1987 sci-fi action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and a stellar supporting cast, was a very different mo...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Action, United States, Robert Pattinson, Predator, William Gibson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Central America, Hunter, Schwarzenegger, Movie News, John Mctiernan, Jeremy Barlow, James E Thomas, John C Thomas


Original ‘Predator’ Screenplay is Becoming a Comic Book From Dark Horse

Dark Horse has made a habit of turning unused screenplays into comics. They previously adapted William Gibson’s Alien 3, and recently announced plans for Alien: The Original Screenplay. Now they’re adding an Alien-adjacent title to the line-up: Predator. The five-issue Predator comic will adapt the unused 1987 screenplay for the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie. John McTiernan’s Predator could’ve been a different movie, and we’re about to see how different with the publication of the Dark Horse c...
Tags: Movies, Comic Books, Sci-fi, Predator, William Gibson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Hunter, Blaine, Barlow, Dark Horse, John Mctiernan, Jeremy Barlow, James E Thomas, John C Thomas, Patrick Blaine, Andy Owens


Watch the Predator Holiday Special and Get Some Christmas Cheer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Watch the Predator Holiday Special and get some Christmas cheer Celebrate the release of director Shane Black’s The Predator on home video with a bloody, gruesome holiday special. When a Predator shows up at the North Pole, he finds that Santa and his trusty elves and reindeer might be a bit more formidable than he’d previously expected. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRef...
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The Predator Holiday Special Trailer: Santa & His Reindeer Battle The Predator

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Predator Holiday Special trailer: Santa & his reindeer battle The Predator In honor of the holidays and Shane Black’s The Predator arriving on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD next week (currently available on Digital), The Predator Holiday Special will be airing on December 19 on Comedy Central during BoJack Horseman at 10:30 p.m. / 9:30 CT. The stop-motion animated holiday special will feature The Predator tangling with Santa Claus and his reindeer. You can check out the...
Tags: TV, Movies, China, Comedy Central, Fox, United States, TV News, Santa Claus, Arnold Schwarzenegger, North America, Santa, Black, Schwarzenegger, ComingSoon, Shane Black, Yvonne Strahovski


Die Hard Blu-ray $5.99

Die Hard Blu-ray $5.99 An awesome 80’s classic. Amazon has Die Hard Blu-ray for $5.99. Director John McTiernan crafted one of the best action thrillers ever made. Aided and abetted by career-defining turns from Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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Exclusive Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History Book Trailer!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History book trailer! After we previously debuted some exclusive pages (see gallery below), Insight Editions has provided ComingSoon.net with an exclusive book trailer for the upcoming November 13 release Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History! Check out the trailer in the player below! Click here to pre-order your copy of Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History! Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking action film, Die Ha...
Tags: Movies, Alan Rickman, Bruce Willis, Die Hard, Mcclane, Hans Gruber, Movie News, John Mctiernan, Insight Editions, Roderick Thorp, Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History


Exclusive Pages From Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Pages From Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History This month Insight Editions, the publisher of the best-selling A Die Hard Christmas, will release the detail-packed book Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History. ComingSoon.net has some exclusive pages from the book, which you can check out in the gallery below! Click here to pre-order your copy of Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History! Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the groundbreaking action film, Die Hard: The...
Tags: Movies, Alan Rickman, Bruce Willis, Die Hard, Mcclane, Hans Gruber, ComingSoon, Movie News, John Mctiernan, Insight Editions, Roderick Thorp, Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History


‘Predator’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Minority Report’, and More Art From Hero Complex Gallery’s NYCC 2018 Selection

Los Angeles-based Hero Complex Gallery, one of the nation’s best places to purchase pop culture art, recently completed a trip across the country to New York Comic Con to sell some exclusive art prints for movies like Minority Report, The Lost Boys, Stand By Me, Predator, and many more. Now that the convention is over, the gallery has made its full collection available to all online, and we’ve gathered a few of our favorite selections below. Hero Complex Gallery’s New York Comic Con 2018 Col...
Tags: Art, New York, Movies, Tim Burton, Los Angeles, Robert De Niro, Harry Potter, Harry, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Batman, Tom Cruise, Ang Lee, Batman Returns, Al Pacino, Steven Spielberg, Danny DeVito


Shane Black’s The Predator China Release Date Announced

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Shane Black’s The Predator lands a release date in China According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Shane Black’s The Predator China release date has been announced. The film will hit theaters overseas on October 26, though some fans may be bracing for Chinese censors to leave much of the R-rated sci-fi/horror flick on the cutting room floor. RELATED: 9 Classic Films That Would Have Been Better With a Predator Though the series dates back to the Arnold Schwarzenegger ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, China, Fox, United States, Arnold Schwarzenegger, North America, Black, Schwarzenegger, ComingSoon, Movie News, Shane Black, Yvonne Strahovski, John Mctiernan, Nimrod Antal, Alfie Allen


Let’s Talk About Why the Original ‘Predator’ is So Great

What do you get when you mix an invisible hunter-alien with thermal vision, two future U.S. governors, the man who played Apollo Creed in Rocky, and a band of other hypermasculine types in the jungle? To paraphrase Carl Weathers (as himself) in Arrested Development: “Baby, you got a stew going.” It’s a stew of meatheads and monster menace. The word “testosterone” is one you’ll hear tossed around a lot in reference to Predator, the original 1987 movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. With the ...
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Review: Shane Black's 'The Predator' Hunts for a Story, Heads Home Empty-Handed

There's a line in 1987's original Predator movie that sums up the machismo and bravado of '80s action cinema. Blain, played by professional wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura, is a member of an elite military rescue team on a mission to save hostages in guerrilla-held territory. In the aftermath of a jungle-leveling firefight, a fellow soldier informs Blain, "You're hit. You're bleeding, man." With a plug of chewing tobacco in his jaw, the gruff, cocksure commando ripostes, "I ain't got time to...
Tags: Movies, Review, Sci-fi, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Thomas, Jacob Tremblay, Olivia Munn, Jim, Fred Dekker, Thomas Jane, Stan Winston, Keegan-Michael Key, Shane Black, John Mctiernan, The Predator, Jesse The Body Ventura


Headsup: The Good, The Bad, and The Supernatural

Disclaimer: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment requests we note that it provided a free copy of Supernatural: The Complete Thirteenth Season, The Flash: The Complete Fourth Season, and Lucifer: The Complete Third Season.  The opinions I share are my own. Criminal Minds revolves around an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit’s most experienced agent is David Rossi, fou...
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‘The Predator’ Trailer: The Final Trailer is the Most Action-Packed One Yet

20th Century Fox has dropped the final trailer for The Predator, and it’s the most action-packed yet. But get ready to take your action with a heavy dose of humor, as this latest trailer seems to lean into director Shane Black‘s signature dark comedy. The Predator Trailer The trailers for The Predator seem to be getting campier with each release, and now the final trailer seems to be the campiest of all. But perhaps that’s what the film always was all along — darkly comic director Shane...
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Contest: Win the ‘Jack Ryan Collection’ On 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Amazon’s Jack Ryan is arriving next week. In anticipation of the latest Tom Clancy adaptation, Paramount has re-issued the original Jack Ryan films on 4K Ultra Blu-ray, and we have a chance for you to win the combo pack – for free. Learn how you can win the Jack Ryan Collection below. If you’re excited for Jack Ryan and want to see the previous adventures of everyone’s favorite CIA analyst, it’s your lucky day. We’re giving away copies of the Jack Ryan Collection on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. The ...
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New The Predator Poster Pays Homage to Original Film

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Predator poster pays homage to original film 20th Century Fox has unleashed a new poster for Shane Black’s upcoming The Predator, which shows off the titular monster’s classic thermal vision, and hearkens back to the original one sheet for John McTiernan’s 1987 sci-fi classic! Check out the new poster in the gallery below! 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 Predato...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Earth, Fox, United States, Predator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Poster, Fred Dekker, Shane Black, John Mctiernan, Nimrod Antal, McTiernan, Monster Squad, Yvonne Strahovski Black


‘Die Hard’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Outdoor ‘Nakatomi Tower’ Screening

For a movie originally marketed as “40 stories of sheer adventure,” what better way to see John McTiernan’s seminal 1988 actioner “Die Hard” than in the shadow of Nakatomi Tower itself? That’s just how 20th Century Fox celebrated the film’s 30th anniversary Saturday night, with an outdoor screening at the foot of Fox Plaza in […]
Tags: News, Fox, Bruce Willis, Die Hard, John Mctiernan, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson, Nakatomi Tower


The Predator Comic-Con Poster Has Evolved

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Predator comic-con poster has evolved 20th Century Fox has set loose the newest poster for Shane Black‘s sequel The Predator straight from their Hall-H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Check it out in in the gallery below! RELATED: The Predator Trailer Brings Back the Iconic Aliens 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...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Earth, Fox, United States, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Comic-Con, Fred Dekker, ComingSoon, Movie News, Shane Black, John Mctiernan, Nimrod Antal, Monster Squad, San Diego Comic Con Check, Yvonne Strahovski Black


Daily Podcast: The Making of ‘Die Hard’, and How It Impacted a Generation of Filmmakers

On the July 17, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents a special episode of the podcast looking back on the making of John McTiernan‘s 1988 classic Die Hard, featuring snippets of interviews with people who made it and filmmakers who were inspired by it . You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). In our Feature Presentation: ‘Di...
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CS Interview: Rawson Marshall Thurber Talks Skyscraper & Red Notice

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Interview: Rawson Marshall Thurber Talks Skyscraper and Red Notice Universal Pictures provided ComingSoon.net with the opportunity for a fun 1:1 chat with Skyscraper director Rawson Marshall Thurber, who reunites with his Central Intelligence star Dwayne Johnson for an original summer action thrillride. Check out the interview below, where we discuss the Die Hard influence, teaming Johnson with Gal Gadot for Red Notice and much more! RELATED: Watch Dwayne Johnson Intro ...
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Nothing Lasts Forever: Comparing ‘Die Hard’ to the 1979 Novel That Inspired It

(This week marks the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, arguably the greatest action movie of all time. To celebrate, /Film is exploring the film from every angle with a series of articles. Today: a look back at the 1979 novel that inspired the film.) There are few movies that bring me pure, unadulterated joy the way John McTiernan’s Die Hard brings me joy. Recently, I flew from New York to Los Angeles for the first time and as I looked around the Los Angeles airport, I couldn’t help but shake ...
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‘Die Hard’ 30th Anniversary: The Cast and Crew Reflect on the Making of an Action Classic [Interview]

(This week marks the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, arguably the greatest action movie of all time. To celebrate, /Film is exploring the film from every angle with a series of articles. Today: the cast and crew look back on the making of an action classic.) John McTiernan‘s 1988 action tour de force is one of my favorite movies ever made. It’s a masterclass on every level: building entertaining characters, crafting escalating action, establishing and navigating geography, and putting an empathet...
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The 9 Best and Worst ‘Die Hard’ Knock-Offs

(This week marks the 30th anniversary of Die Hard, arguably the greatest action movie of all time. To celebrate, /Film is exploring the film from every angle with a series of articles. Today: examining the film’s legacy through the numerous rip-offs and knock-offs it inspired in the ’90s.) If you’ve ever seen the Honest Trailer for Die Hard, then you may recall the lightning round of references at the end riffing on how it was “the original masterpiece that inspired countless knockoffs.” Direct...
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New The Predator Photos Bring Back the Ultimate Hunter

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Predator photos bring back the ultimate hunter 20th Century Fox (via Empire) has unleashed two new photos from Shane Black‘s sequel The Predator, featuring a closer look at the latest incarnation of the iconic warrior. Check out the Predator images in the gallery below! RELATED: The Predator Trailer Brings Back the Iconic Aliens 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 P...
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‘The Predator’ Trailer: Shane Black Resurrects The Franchise For A New Generation

Shane Black hopes to breathe new life into the stagnant Predator franchise with The Predator, the latest continuation in the series that started back in 1987. The new Predator trailer gives us a better look at the action and alien-based horror to come. Does this new trailer improve on the somewhat lackluster first trailer? See for yourself below. The Predator Trailer I want to get excited about Shane Black’s The Predator. I really do. Black is a phenomenal writer and filmmaker, and he’s...
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A New Predator Red Band Trailer is Here!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW A new Predator red band trailer is here! 20th Century Fox has released a brand new red band trailer for Shane Black‘s sequel The Predator! Check out The Predator red band trailer in the player below and see the full new poster in the gallery! RELATED: The Predator Trailer Brings Back the Iconic Aliens 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 ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Earth, Fox, United States, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Fred Dekker, ComingSoon, Movie News, Shane Black, John Mctiernan, Nimrod Antal, Monster Squad, Yvonne Strahovski Black