Tag Archives: Predator

After “The Thing,” which horror films also need a prequel?

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: With Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.’s prequel to John Carpenter’s “The Thing” now in theaters, we decided to look at three horror films that could use a bit of the old retroactive storytelling treatment. The problem is, most of the influential (and not-so-memorable) horror films of our time[...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger tells fans he’s contemplating comic book property

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Actor, is contemplating a comeback now that Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Politician, has ended his term. But what project will catch Arnold’s eye in the coming months? As it turns out, he has plenty to choose from. Speaking before a gathered crowd of Schwarzenegger die-hards on[...]

John McTiernan opens up following sentencing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: John McTiernan chose not to speak to the courts following his recent sentencing – one year in prison and a $100,000 fine – in the wiretapping case that stemmed from the investigation of Anthony Pellicano. But following Monday’s court appearance, the director of “Die Hard” and “Predator” opened[...]

John McTiernan back in the game to direct “Shrapnel”

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Just a few days after Jan De Bont inked a deal to end his seven-year sabbatical, now fellow action god John McTiernan is apparently back in the saddle as well. McTiernan, best known as ‘that guy who directed Die Hard’, is set to direct an original picture[...]

Review: ‘Predators’ is a worthy follow-up that’s almost as good as the original film

HollywoodNews.com: Not for nothing, but ever since the original was released in 1987, it’s felt a little bit like the Predator series has spent much of its time chasing the tail, sometimes literally, of Alien. And after 23 years, two follow-ups and two crossover films, it finally has a second[...]

Adrien Brody talks “Predators” training and his love for the original film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: How will we remember the Summer 2010? Will it be characterized as the summer “Toy Story” triumphantly launched its Best Picture-winning campaign? Or the season in which “Twilight” cemented its status as Hollywood’s most lucrative franchise? I’ll likely remember this summer as the period during which[...]

International “Predators” trailer reveals killers effects, raises expectations

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Could Nimrod Antal’s “Predators” be the sleeper hit Summer 2010 has been searching for? 20th Century Fox certainly hopes so, and an international trailer released this morning to IGN suggests that Antal’s reboot might be the pulse-racer horror fans seek. The plot is simple, particularly if you’ve seen the[...]

“Star Wars,” Indiana Jones and Marilyn Monroe part of massive Hollywood auction

Hollywoodnews.com: We place a lot of emphasis on modern Hollywood. Which Jonas brother is cutest? Who is Paris Hilton dating? What did Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and the “Twilight” cast eat for lunch yesterday. But it’s important that we remember Hollywood’s past every now and again. With that in mind,[...]

SXSW: Rodriguez introduces key ‘Predators’ collaborators at an exclusive screening

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Friday night, while the streets of Austin teemed with carousing co-eds and festival attendees, Robert Rodriguez hosted an exclusive screening of footage from his upcoming production of Predators, a reimagining-cum-sequel to the 1987 action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The director, who was enlisted by Fox 2000 to[...]