The film, starring Boyd Holbrook, reaches $24.6 Million on Friday, September 21.
The arrival of The Predator to boxoffice not only brings to mind that alien who moved us in 1987 with his camouflage and thirst for blood. It also represents an opportunity for the new generations to know this extraterrestrial that hunts humans for sport.
To make matters worse, the franchise is revolutionized , it includes a new monster twice as big and strong as the original. But, to motivate you even more to see this film loaded with humor and blood, directed by Shane Black, here we leave you some curiosities.
Last minute changes
The Predator originally would be a reboot of Predator, tape carried out in 1987 by Arnold Schwarzenegger . But the director decided to continue unraveling the mythology around this being.
Without stars of yesteryear
Schwarzenegger rejected the possibility of returning as ‘Dutch’ and Adrien Brody, but expressed interest in returning to the role he had in Predators (2010), could not materialize. Another curious fact is that Benicio del Toro was the first option to play the protagonist.
More blood than planned
In this installment, the blood runs more than planned. You can see mutilations and even a headless predator . In fact, this is the first film in the saga in which a man is bitten by one of these aliens.
An indirect nod to Superman ?
According to IMDB data , both the school, the football field and the barn that appear on the screen are exactly the same that appeared in the Smallville series.
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