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The Predator Teaser Trailer Analysis & Breakdown

So The Predator teaser trailer is finally out! Here’s our in-depth analysis of the teaser and any nuggets you might have missed. I’ve tried to put the scenes in somewhat of a chronological order of for where they take place in the movie.

Some of it is guesswork and some of the information has come from the leaked script and information from other sources so you may find a couple of spoilers outside of what we see in the trailer or in the official interviews.

Investigating the Predator Pod

In the early leaked draft of the script, the film opened with a prologue that showed Quinn McKenna on a mission. While there, a Predator pod crash lands in a swamp area. He finds a Predator biomask just before he is attacked by a Predator. This is where I believe Quinn finds the Predator wrist gauntlet and mails it to his home in Georgia.

This sequence was apparently missing from the first test screening, instead being included as flashbacks later in in the film.

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Interrogating Quinn McKenna

We see an interrogation room where Quinn McKenna (played by Boyd Holbrook) is attached to a polygram test and is being asked about his mission and whether he saw anything unusual. They are presumably trying to determine if he encountered the Predator.

Two government agents (one of them is Sterling K. Brown who is presumably playing the character of Traeger) are then seen to be watching Quinn in the interrogation room on CCTV and states that McKenna definitely saw something.

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The Predator Mother Ship Crashes

The teaser trailer begins showing how the Predators come to arrive on planet Earth in the first place. It’s Halloween, and a young boy called Rory McKenna (played by Jacob Tremblay) finds a box in his basement addressed to his father, Quinn. We learn that the parcel was sent from or at least through Mexico (it was originally from Cuba in the script) and a lot of the film takes place in the city of Macon in the state of Georgia.

He opens it up and finds a Predator wrist gauntlet. Inside of the wrist gauntlet, he finds some kind of strange device. Rory starts playing with it and unknown to him, it’s actually controlling a real Predator Mother Ship.

The editing in the trailer is actually misleading. Our understanding of this is that Rory only activates a homing beacon that draws the attention of the Predators. The footage involving the crashing Predator ship is actually from the end of the film and is unrelated to Rory tinkering with the Predator’s gauntlet.

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The V.A. Bus

We soon see a few former marines (played by Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen, Augusto Aguilera and Keegan-Michael Key) who are all on a V.A. (Veterans Health Administration) bus after being arrested. Quinn is also with them along with Nebraska Williams and eventually they all break out of there and escape. Something outside of the bus is drawing their attention.

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The Laboratory

We get some footage inside of some sort of research facility. We hear evolutionary biology scientist Casey Bracket (played by Olivia Munn) say that the Predators are upgrading on every planet they visit – they’re attempting “hybridization”. We see other scientists looking at a full body scan of a Predator as well lots of Predator equipment and weaponry.

We also get a quick shot of some Predator helmets and a shoulder canon on display. Notice in the reflection in the window, we can see Agent Keyes’ son (played by his real-life son Jake Busey).

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Showdown at the School

At some point in the story, Quinn rescues his son Rory from Lawrence A. Gordon Middle School where he is attacked by a Predator. We see a Predator about to enter the school with armed men outside. These are the same former marines that were on the V.A. bus earlier on.

Another shot shows an explosion with Quinn, Rory and probably Casey Bracket. Quinn is then seen talking to Rory. Then there’s another scene with the Predator grabbing Quinn which also seems to take place in the school.

Later on in the teaser, we also see Casey jump in front of Rory as a Predator laser targets them. This could be connected to the school scene below though this does take place outside on a road.

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The Predator Goes on the Hunt

There are a few night time shots of a Predator killing various soldiers. We have a clear shot of one and we see it use its weapons. One of them appears to fire it’s wrist-blade as a projective similiar to in Predators and the first Alien vs. Predator. In another scene we see it uses a shuriken to kill somebody.

Bear in mind, this is not one of the hybrid Predators. The hybrid is not shown at all in the trailer. We believe most of this footage is of the Predator who has become nicknamed “Captured Predator.”

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Explosion

There’s a major explosion with some canisters with many soldiers being knocked back because of the blast. It would appear this is a military base. Perhaps the same location with the scientists earlier?

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The M113 Stryker APC

There are a couple of scenes in the trailer showing the M113 Stryker APC in action. At some point in the story, Quinn and his group are riding an APC while being attacked by a few hybrid Predators. You can actually see in the picture below one of the ‘normal’ Predators on top of it helping them. This fits in with the leaked set pictures we saw last year with the Predators firing guns on top of the APC.

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Another scene shows Nebraska Williams (played by Trevante Rhodes) firing a machine gun on top of an M113 Stryker APC. Behind him you can see pieces of the hybrid creatures that are attacking them and a human arm. The Predator Teaser Trailer Analysis & Breakdown

Quinn Boards The Predator Ship

Lastly, a key scene shows Quinn aboard a Predator ship. This ship is the one known as the Ark and most likely the same vessel that was crashing in the footage that opened the teaser trailer. He begins to shoot at something before crashing to the floor.

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  1. Wysps
    Wrestling with the basic core of the movie is the hard part.  I can imagine how difficult it’ll be to go into the movie with the mindset of giving it the fair shot that it needs (or deserves) when all this time we’ve been formulating opinions based on what they’ve provided us, imo.  Hoping that if Shane maintains the original suspense/horror elements and doesn’t veer off too deep in the clinical side (which judging by the leaked content I don’t know...) then it’ll be enough to satisfy the casual movie goer and give us more films in the near future.  That’s all I want  :'(
  2. MudButt
    Yep.

    I think people just have to be ready for the basic core of what came from the leaked script/plot leaks/set photos. The bigger issues for me was how insane it got in the third act and a lot of the dialogue. It'll come down to execution for a lot of this. It can only go so far for some people, which can be evidenced by how people have expressed their opinion on here about what we have heard and seen.

    Like I have said, I'm going to have faith but I have no problem calling it a bad movie if it turns out to be one.
  3. JungleHunter87
    On the whole though, I think ultimately it’s gonna come down to what Hicks and Co. said on the Podcast. Execution, Execution, Execution.

    If Black can’t manage the jokes while juggling the suspense, horror and action. Then it’s not gonna be pretty.

    On the flip side of that, if he can utilize the jokes in a way that doesn’t distract your attention from the film itself. Well, he’ll have overcome a very big hurdle, that allot of fans fear he’s incapable of.

  4. Huggs
    Again watching those movies in the year 2018.  Is a completely different circumstance of study and analysis.

    I honestly cannot accept that anyone ever thought Commando was a serious movie...

    I watched 3 minutes of it on tv once, and had to change the channel. It was just too much. As for the modern analysis angle, I think films like Predator would be the main example for this type of thing. Something that was initially meant to be, and was seen as scary or thrilling.
  5. Original Predator
    People are strange.

    Not really.

    If you ask me, the minigun is no less comedy than the final act of Commando.

    Again watching those movies in the year 2018.  Is a completely different circumstance of study and analysis.

    My dad brought my mom to that movie and to this day recalls the entire theatre on edge, could hear a pindrop, along with my mom bruising my dad's arm from squeezing constantly during the film. 

  6. OpenMaw
    I can’t speak to if the Pentagon was thinking about developing a portable handheld M134 in the 80’s. But, I’m pretty confident in saying that was not the reason for it’s inclusion in the first film. However, I’m open to being corrected.

    Maybe not the M134, but they were very interested in turning the minigun concept into a portable platform. I do remember them mentioning this only briefly in one of the BTS videos for Predator. Jesse Ventura talks about it for a second.

    It just never worked out. Trying to shrink things down to make it practical gutted the overwhelming fire power, and besides the amount of fire power was actually... ultimately wasteful.


    Though they did eventually, decades later, pull it off with the XM556.





    Ol' Painless has a little brother.



    Yeah some people laugh at strange things. My reactions when I first saw Predator were "oh shit" to most of those things. The handshake between Dutch and Dillion had me go bug eyed. "Gawd-dam!"

  7. Original Predator
    The minigun isn't really that funny. It's ludicrously over the top, but the general reaction is usually "f**k yeah!" rather than people getting torn out of the film splitting their sides with laughter.

    I saw Predator in a packed cinema just a while back, and the place roared with laughter whenever that thing was fired on-screen.

    Other big belly-laughs I can remember off the top of my head included Dutch and Dillon's "handshake", most of the shootout in the jungle camp, Dillon stripping off and joining in with the sweaty muscle tree-hauling and Dutch screaming into the jungle to get ol' Pred's attention.

    Right- so 30 some years later....you can look back and see the "funny" aspects of the 80's machismo playing out (as with most movies in that era).  At the time tho, AND upon very first watch, wasn't the case at all. 

    So your statement actually has some severe flaw in it.
  8. Original Predator
    You guys remember the mini gun carried a "purpose" for the movie, it was used in a specific scene to create a scenario that really turned the tide (ultimately created more build) in the movie for the audience and the team, that what they were dealing with wasn't normal.

    It seems at this point "humor" is an opinion based on over-analytical pickiness towards meaningless aspects of film.

    Good news is Black as confirmed in "Collider" that the humor won't be too much as it's not meant to be a "comedy" of any sort:

    “I think the reason there’s a lasting quality that the original movie has that’s due I think, in part to the fact that it was made before it was so easy to just do a bunch of CGI effects and before video games had taken hold as well. So, there was a more visceral kind of war movie thriller-esque quality to the material.

    It [The Predator] is ultimately gonna be a thriller. It’s not gonna be a comedy. It’s an R-rated movie and it’s supposed to be a kind of harrowing experience. I think it goes to what Fred and I are very familiar with, which is, if you told me to write a comedy I’d be helpless, but if you say write a thriller and put some jokes in it, then fine. Then, I don’t have to worry… it’s that sort of combination and tone shuffling that becomes at once the juggling act and also the challenge, but the joy too of what we’re trying to do.”


  9. HuDaFuK
    The minigun isn't really that funny. It's ludicrously over the top, but the general reaction is usually "f**k yeah!" rather than people getting torn out of the film splitting their sides with laughter.

    I saw Predator in a packed cinema just a while back, and the place roared with laughter whenever that thing was fired on-screen.

    Other big belly-laughs I can remember off the top of my head included Dutch and Dillon's "handshake", most of the shootout in the jungle camp, Dillon stripping off and joining in with the sweaty muscle tree-hauling and Dutch screaming into the jungle to get ol' Pred's attention.

    The movie starts as an action romp. When Hawkins dies pretty much any sense of humour is sapped out of the film in favor of a constant tension that ramps up across the final act.

    The point is that the first Predator film did not make goofy comedy takes. It has some funny one liners and a couple jokes, but it stays well clear of falling into farce. It's all about injecting levity into a tense scenario.

    That said, this is very true. Most of the silly stuff is in the first act. But there are definitely a lot of intentionally funny things in there.
  10. BigDaddyJohn
    It's also not that far from reality.

    They were playing with the idea of a man portable version of the minigun IRL. That's where the idea came from in the first place. The problems with doing so are obvious.

    Though we do actually have a proper portable "suit case size" minigun now.


    Thanks for the info! I wonder what Mac’s weapon would have been in return?

    M60.

    I don't think you can include the jokes either. The jokes are not just meant to be funny to the audience, in fact I'd say that's not even the primary goal of the jokes. It's to show not only the different type of soldier, but also the relationship between Hawkins and Billy. Then you get the pay off when Billy actually likes one.

    It's called character building, it also makes us feel more sorry for Hawkins when he gets diced up.

    There's also the tonal balance of the film. It's a big bad ass 80's action shooter, so it works and it kinda still works in movies like the expendables ( although they go to far with it IMO).

    The movie starts as an action romp. When Hawkins dies pretty much any sense of humour is sapped out of the film in favor of a constant tension that ramps up across the final act.

    The point is that the first Predator film did not make goofy comedy takes. It has some funny one liners and a couple jokes, but it stays well clear of falling into farce. It's all about injecting levity into a tense scenario.

    Couldn't agree more. Predator is a fun movie, not a funny movie IMO.
  11. JungleHunter87
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    It's also not that far from reality.

    They were playing with the idea of a man portable version of the minigun IRL. That's where the idea came from in the first place. The problems with doing so are obvious.

    Though we do actually have a proper portable "suit case size" minigun now.

    It’s still very much out of the realm of possibility. They tried mounting the M134 onto the Humvee and couldn’t. So the likelihood of seeing a man portable version in reality is still a ways away. Not too mention ludicrous seeing one man using it as if it were possible or practical.

    I can’t speak to if the Pentagon was thinking about developing a portable handheld M134 in the 80’s. But, I’m pretty confident in saying that was not the reason for it’s inclusion in the first film. However, I’m open to being corrected.

    However, Old Painless is very much the product of its time. Totally 80’s machismo to the nth degree.

    I don’t want anyone to think I dislike Painless. I love it. Just something I figured could be argued as an unintentionally funny aspect that could be found in P1.   
  12. Highland
    Yeah I agree, It's not a funny film, it just has some light comedy injected into it.

    The way Black describes this though, feels more in line with the Marvel movies. If everyone of the cast is firing off one liners it's going to remove that tension. Also I'm praying for no actual joke involving the Predator directly, the kind of stuff I'm talking about is

    Predator says something in clicks
    Boy - Translates 
    Soldier says something
    Predator says something
    Boy - Translates the joke.

    Slowly rocking in corner at the prospect.
  13. OpenMaw
    It's also not that far from reality.

    They were playing with the idea of a man portable version of the minigun IRL. That's where the idea came from in the first place. The problems with doing so are obvious.

    Though we do actually have a proper portable "suit case size" minigun now.


    Thanks for the info! I wonder what Mac’s weapon would have been in return?

    M60.

    I don't think you can include the jokes either. The jokes are not just meant to be funny to the audience, in fact I'd say that's not even the primary goal of the jokes. It's to show not only the different type of soldier, but also the relationship between Hawkins and Billy. Then you get the pay off when Billy actually likes one.

    It's called character building, it also makes us feel more sorry for Hawkins when he gets diced up.

    There's also the tonal balance of the film. It's a big bad ass 80's action shooter, so it works and it kinda still works in movies like the expendables ( although they go to far with it IMO).

    The movie starts as an action romp. When Hawkins dies pretty much any sense of humour is sapped out of the film in favor of a constant tension that ramps up across the final act.

    The point is that the first Predator film did not make goofy comedy takes. It has some funny one liners and a couple jokes, but it stays well clear of falling into farce. It's all about injecting levity into a tense scenario.
  14. Highland
    I don't think you can include the jokes either. The jokes are not just meant to be funny to the audience, in fact I'd say that's not even the primary goal of the jokes. It's to show not only the different type of soldier, but also the relationship between Hawkins and Billy. Then you get the pay off when Billy actually likes one.

    It's called character building, it also makes us feel more sorry for Hawkins when he gets diced up.

    There's also the tonal balance of the film. It's a big bad ass 80's action shooter, so it works and it kinda still works in movies like the expendables ( although they go to far with it IMO).
  15. JungleHunter87
    I never said the reaction "has to be", I said it generally is. Most people think it's cool. It's over the top and 80s, but people don't generally burst into laughter and get sucked out of the film by the sight of it. I'm not saying nobody does, just it's not what you normally see watching the film with people.

    EDIT

    Painless was scripted to be the M60 that Mac carries.

    I agree,

     Also, I didn’t mean to say ‘has to be’. My point was more that individual viewer reactions vary and weren’t as broad as you made it seem. Too clarify my point more. I don’t think that, just because some may see Old Painless as ludicrous or unintentionally funny, they’re automatically “sucked out of the film” from that point on.

     I was just pointing out some point in the original film that could be seen as unintentionally funny. I don’t think it makes or breaks the film by its mere existence.

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    EDIT

    Painless was scripted to be the M60 that Mac carries.

    Thanks for the info! I wonder what Mac’s weapon would have been in return?
  16. SiL
    I never said the reaction "has to be", I said it generally is. Most people think it's cool. It's over the top and 80s, but people don't generally burst into laughter and get sucked out of the film by the sight of it. I'm not saying nobody does, just it's not what you normally see watching the film with people.

    EDIT

    Painless was scripted to be the M60 that Mac carries.
  17. JungleHunter87
    The minigun isn't really that funny. It's ludicrously over the top, but the general reaction is usually "f**k yeah!" rather than people getting torn out of the film splitting their sides with laughter.

    It was also something added during production. In the script, Old Painless is an M60 SAW.

    It’s funny because it’s ludacris. I never said it was side splitting comedy. More unintentionally funny because it’s ludicrous to think a battery operated, usually helicopter mounted mini gun, would be hauled around as a one man weapon.

    Also I disagree that the reactions to that weapon have to be “f**k yeah!”. I’ve watched the film with many different people. The reactions varied, there were some who thought it was both ludicrous (I.e. funny) and cool.

    I knew Old Painless was turned into a hand held GE M134 mini gun. I was unaware of the exact weapon it was originally meant to be. Which was it originally? A M60 or a M249 SAW? Mac carries an M60E3, which might have been what Old Painless would’ve ultimately turned into on screen. Had they not gone with iconic M134.
  18. SiL
    The minigun isn't really that funny. It's ludicrously over the top, but the general reaction is usually "f**k yeah!" rather than people getting torn out of the film splitting their sides with laughter.

    It was also something added during production. In the script, Old Painless is an M60 SAW.
  19. JungleHunter87
    I mean, can you REALLY imagine a soldier humping a Chopper mounted weapon, through the mountainous region of the Central American jungle?

    That's gonna take some skill, and some serious staying power right there.  :D

    Well he did say he was a “Sexual Tyrannosaurus”. ;) :D

    In all seriousness for those who don’t know what I mean -

    Vietnam-Era Military Verb: To march, walk, hike, or otherwise engage in long distance traveling by foot for the purposes of waging war, moving materials, or bringing the fight to the enemy.

    To hump means simply to walk during combat conditions.
    We had to hump 8 klicks before sundown and then dig a fox hole before eating chow for the night.
  20. JungleHunter87
    Pretty big difference between an action movie one liner, and dialogue between characters that's clearly constructed to be comedy. Black's definitely more on the second.

    The pussy jokes?

    Not to mention all the other unintentionally hilarious stuff in the first movie.

    Not saying I want an out-and-out comedy, but the first film was hardly Schindler's List in the laughs department.

    Can you give some other “unintentionally hilarious stuff” examples?

    The whole concept of Old Painless is pretty ridiculous and unintentionally funny. I mean, can you REALLY imagine a soldier humping a Chopper mounted weapon, through the mountainous region of the Central American jungle?

     It’s not a really practical thing for a spec ops soldier to be hauling in terms of weight distribution and ammo consumption. Especially for that aforementioned terrain in which they were operating.
  21. Original Predator
    Pretty big difference between an action movie one liner, and dialogue between characters that's clearly constructed to be comedy. Black's definitely more on the second.

    The pussy jokes?

    Not to mention all the other unintentionally hilarious stuff in the first movie.

    Not saying I want an out-and-out comedy, but the first film was hardly Schindler's List in the laughs department.

    Can you give some other “unintentionally hilarious stuff” examples?

  22. BishopShouldGo
    Great episode guys. I agree with what Corporal said. That Predator theme and sound is necessary for Jackman to implement, whereas more musical diversity can accompany the individual Alien films.

    Let’s hope the final trailer does an amazing job of hyping up both fans and the casual audience alike.
  23. skull-splitter
    Makes no sense. They all try so hard to get the original predator look and they either make the mistake of misplacing the mandibles or don't spend enough time to look at the details that sold the effect of the original.

    I don't think it's a mistake, it's most likely a combination of choice and lighting. The choice to make the Predator look different and the Directors style when filming. There's even a fan suit you can buy that everyone raves about that's nearly perfect.

    It can be replicated, but I guess Hollywood figures we audiences always want something new ( Even the Marvel movies seem to change movie to movie).
    But "something new" contradicts trying to remake the classic look in each film. That was kind of the point I tried to make.

    They've only tried to replicate the classic in Predators. All the other movies went for their own style. They nearly got it, but like Sil mentioned I think the movement was off, the mandibles were not quite right.

    I see what you're saying and having a 1:1 Predator 1 bust here for reference, but regardless of chosen style they just weren't able to replicate it. In Predator the creature opened his mouth wide just as well, but had no floppy cheeks, ever.
  24. Highland
    Makes no sense. They all try so hard to get the original predator look and they either make the mistake of misplacing the mandibles or don't spend enough time to look at the details that sold the effect of the original.

    I don't think it's a mistake, it's most likely a combination of choice and lighting. The choice to make the Predator look different and the Directors style when filming. There's even a fan suit you can buy that everyone raves about that's nearly perfect.

    It can be replicated, but I guess Hollywood figures we audiences always want something new ( Even the Marvel movies seem to change movie to movie).
    But "something new" contradicts trying to remake the classic look in each film. That was kind of the point I tried to make.

    They've only tried to replicate the classic in Predators. All the other movies went for their own style. They nearly got it, but like Sil mentioned I think the movement was off, the mandibles were not quite right.
  25. ELDERCLANLEADER
    Great podcast hicks , really enjoyed this one , you basically share my view on The Predator, nice to see I’m not the only one that has faith in this film , after all the negativity it’s been getting.  ;)
  26. ace3g
    This is what the mandibles should look like from side profile.  When opened should create a square and the jaw line curves.

    https://www.avpgalaxy.net/forum/proxy.php?request=http%3A%2F%2Fchocolatebydeath.com%2Fblog%2Fwp-content%2Fgallery%2Fcmpredator_jfj_portfolio%2Fleftprofile-1.jpg&hash=df4461ed6ac24494fd867dc3617d5468

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    Funny when you see toy figures of the super predators where their mouth closes properly, makes you wish it looked like that in the movie.

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    These creature effect designers also get in trouble when they have the mandibles open too wide when "roaring".

  27. OpenMaw
    Yeah, KnB tried to make "captured" look like the original Predator. Replicating the look. The only thing they really messed up were the mandibles.

    ADI was basically told with Wolf to make him closer to the classic Predators, and on the whole they did a good job. Their face design still wasn't up to snuff, but at least that was obscured for the most part in the film.
  28. skull-splitter
    Makes no sense. They all try so hard to get the original predator look and they either make the mistake of misplacing the mandibles or don't spend enough time to look at the details that sold the effect of the original.

    I don't think it's a mistake, it's most likely a combination of choice and lighting. The choice to make the Predator look different and the Directors style when filming. There's even a fan suit you can buy that everyone raves about that's nearly perfect.

    It can be replicated, but I guess Hollywood figures we audiences always want something new ( Even the Marvel movies seem to change movie to movie).
    But "something new" contradicts trying to remake the classic look in each film. That was kind of the point I tried to make.
  29. Highland
    Makes no sense. They all try so hard to get the original predator look and they either make the mistake of misplacing the mandibles or don't spend enough time to look at the details that sold the effect of the original.

    I don't think it's a mistake, it's most likely a combination of choice and lighting. The choice to make the Predator look different and the Directors style when filming. There's even a fan suit you can buy that everyone raves about that's nearly perfect.

    It can be replicated, but I guess Hollywood figures we audiences always want something new ( Even the Marvel movies seem to change movie to movie).
  30. skull-splitter
    Makes no sense. They all try so hard to get the original predator look and they either make the mistake of misplacing the mandibles or don't spend enough time to look at the details that sold the effect of the original.
  31. Highland
    2.5 minutes is too long for a trailer. Also there were an effects company called Magee effects that had the original moulds of the predator and his recasting of it was spot on, I was going to buy one but they were mighty expensive. They no longer do it now though.

    That tells me that it's more by choice rather than ability as to why the faces look different. He had replicated it perfectly, even the eyes.
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