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Author Topic: Arnold talks about The Predator  (Read 16010 times)


skhellter
Apr 05, 2017, 10:02:28 PM
Reply #1 on: Apr 05, 2017, 10:02:28 PM
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the relevant quote:



My all-time favorite film of yours is Predator, and Shane Black is now rebooting the franchise with The Predator. Are you involved with it in any way?

They asked me, and I read it, and I didn’t like it — whatever they offered. So I’m not going to do that, no. Except if there’s a chance that they rewrite it, or make it a more significant role. But the way it is now, no, I won’t do that.

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Predator_Spirit
Apr 05, 2017, 11:14:57 PM
Reply #2 on: Apr 05, 2017, 11:14:57 PM
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I understand why he hated the script. It sucks.

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ThePredatorUK
Apr 05, 2017, 11:33:41 PM
Reply #4 on: Apr 05, 2017, 11:33:41 PM
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I don't think he liked his role in the movie rather than not liking the script at all (hopefully)  ???


Stealth_Hunter
Apr 05, 2017, 11:45:06 PM
Reply #5 on: Apr 05, 2017, 11:45:06 PM
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But he liked the script to the last Terminator and that Jackie Chan movie? Nah, he's just not liking that he wasn't offered a substantial role.


The Alien Predator
Apr 06, 2017, 12:09:25 AM
Reply #6 on: Apr 06, 2017, 12:09:25 AM
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I don't think he liked his role in the movie rather than not liking the script at all (hopefully)  ???

But he liked the script to the last Terminator and that Jackie Chan movie? Nah, he's just not liking that he wasn't offered a substantial role.

That's what I think too, he didn't like the role he was given.

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They asked me, and I read it, and I didn’t like it — whatever they offered. So I’m not going to do that, no. Except if there’s a chance that they rewrite it, or make it a more significant role. But the way it is now, no, I won’t do that.

This gives me the impression he'll do the film if Dutch was given a more significant role. I bet it's the "Dutch in an advisory role" that many people speculated on that he's not keen in doing.

Oh well, there's no loss, we still get Predators in the film. Arnie's only been in one movie and isn't that significant to the franchise as a whole. All it needs is an interesting story and characters.


SpeedyMaxx
Apr 06, 2017, 01:53:51 AM
Reply #7 on: Apr 06, 2017, 01:53:51 AM
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The role as I know it is a very very brief cameo, implied to be bigger in future films.

I wouldn't be shocked if he was lying.


skhellter
Apr 06, 2017, 02:22:11 AM
Reply #8 on: Apr 06, 2017, 02:22:11 AM
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It was just going to be a few seconds at the end, right?
2 lines at most.


SpeedyMaxx
Apr 06, 2017, 02:47:43 AM
Reply #9 on: Apr 06, 2017, 02:47:43 AM
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As I said, very very brief.

I will say that I think given what both Predator and Black did for Arnold's career (Black was an uncredited writer on the original film, which is part of the reason he was brought in as an actor), and given the amount of other schlock Arnold has done lately, I think making an appearance for the fans and the franchise is the least he could do. Especially since Dutch's scripted appearance is largely a springboard for future films in the new mythos Black and Dekker have set up, and certainly implies a major role going forward.



SpeedyMaxx
Apr 06, 2017, 02:56:27 AM
Reply #11 on: Apr 06, 2017, 02:56:27 AM
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So are you implying Black will be doing other Predator films?

I think it's very possible Black and/or Dekker will based on the ending of the story. The additions to the mythos and the final scenes set up a huge new horizon for the franchise. Assuming it is successful and they are willing.

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The Wolverine Predator
Apr 06, 2017, 02:58:17 AM
Reply #12 on: Apr 06, 2017, 02:58:17 AM
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So are you implying Black will be doing other Predator films?

I think it's very possible Black and/or Dekker will based on the ending of the story. The additions to the mythos and the final scenes setup a huge new horizon for the franchise. Assuming it is successful and they are willing.
It would be nice to actually have the franchise going strong with more movies that aren't all crossovers


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SpeedyMaxx
Apr 06, 2017, 03:01:30 AM
Reply #13 on: Apr 06, 2017, 03:01:30 AM
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I think it depends a great deal on whether the studio doesn't panic or get cold feet based on geek reaction to the film, which I think is very possible - I still expect an Iron Man 3 deeply polarized audience reaction - and also whether they're willing to let Black and/or Fred Dekker take the reins and more control, if one or both want to continue. Shane Black is gonna stay Shane Black but this is a bit of a comeback for his partner Dekker, who's had a rough ride over the years. Anyway, who knows.


The Wolverine Predator
Apr 06, 2017, 03:04:28 AM
Reply #14 on: Apr 06, 2017, 03:04:28 AM
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I think it depends a great deal on whether the studio doesn't panic or get cold feet based on geek reaction to the film, which I think is very possible - I still expect an Iron Man 3 deeply polarized audience reaction - and also whether they're willing to let Black and/or Fred Dekker take the reins and more control, if one or both want to continue. Shane Black is gonna stay Shane Black but this is a bit of a comeback for his partner Dekker, who's had a rough ride over the years. Anyway, who knows.
Yeah I expect haters no matter what, I think even with Dekker having a rough ride lately, but hopefully will be different teamed back up with Black


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