I was checking out wikipedia and seeing if there is anything more on the Covenant sequel, I decided to check out the AVP franchise section and it seems Shane Black thinks there could be hope for another movie. http://www.predator4-movie.com/news/shane-black-thinks-theres-hope-another-alien-vs-predator
The problem I have with this article is that it seems Shane Black said (or at least someone who thinks he said) that every Predator film happened in this continuity, including the AVP ones
. Apparently this was said at SDCC. I will try and find some videos on that for confirmation.
This other article quotes him and it appears he doesn't actual say anything to do with AVP movies. https://comicbookrumors.com/the-future-of-alien-and-versus-predator/
The quote “The events of Predators, the Robert Rodriquez one, have not happened yet and Predator 2 has probably happened already. It’s present day, it’s 2018. It’s a reimaging for 2018 of The Predator but all the events of the other movies are sort of acknowledged.”
I will still check out a video of the interview/panel to see what is said.
Side noteL Haha "safer to have one and not need it than need one and not have one” (wink).
" I might be wrong but I think Rousseau's line was actually "rather have one and not need it and need it and not have one.
The second article mentions an Alien skull in Predators, I don't remember seeing that and as for the jaw bone on Berserker, that is simply too wide to be Xenomorph jaw bone, the teeth are also wrong.
If there is to be another AVP movie, I would like it to start fresh, new continuity with nothing to do with the previous AVP films.
If they want to recycle ideas/concepts like Wolf's design, his whip and plasma pistol, the shurikens and so on, then that is fine, so long as the continuity isn't. And for the love of all that is holy and giger, no egg barfing or rapid life-cycle. Lets have some level of plausibility.
So Shane Black thinks there is hope, only the result of The Predator, Covenent's sequel and the new Alien game will show the studio whether these monsters still have life in them yet and could still be worth a crossover. If they think there is no longer and interesting in the franchises then an AVP film will be unlikely.