For one, the aliens are faster, smarter and deadlier than ever, after “having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species,” according to the official synopsis.
They invade earth after some kid, played by Jacob Tremblay, snoops through his dad’s things and inadvertently activates an alien space ship, causing it to crash into earth.
He’s definitely getting grounded for that one.
The cast, consisting of Boyd Holbrook, Keegan Michael Key, Olivia Munn and Sterling K. Brown, is as eclectic as the motley crew of the original 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger flick.
Shane Black is best known for directing Iron Man 3, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and The Nice Guys, movies that expertly brought together action and comedy. He also had a small role in the original Predator.
The Predator hits theaters September 14, 2018.