Rafael Adolini, a name we first saw engraved on a centuries old flintlock pistol, immediately ignited the imaginations of Predator fans. A year was coupled with Adolini’s name: 1715, revealing that the Predators had been traveling to earth to hunt for at least hundreds of years, and possibly quite longer. The pistol was a gift from the elder of the ... [Read More]
One of the elements of the Predator franchise that I absolutely love is how flexible it is. You can take the Predator and drop it into another genre, or another timeframe, and build a narrative around it quite easily. This is a lesson that the expanded universe learned really early on. Dark Horse made great use of this flexibility with ... [Read More]
From the moment we saw that early 1700s date being confirmed, it would be safe to say many fans came to the same expectation – that Prey would feature Raphael Adolini’s infamous flintlock pistol first introduced at the end of Predator 2. And we weren’t wrong! Talking to Insider.com
, Prey director Dan Trachtenberg has dished some details ... [Read More]
As was done with Marvel’s relaunch of the Alien comics
after the license was transferred from Dark Horse Comics, Predator will appear on the variant covers on a number of Marvel’s core series to celebrate the long awaited start of the new Predator comics. These covers feature speculative match ups with Marvel’s hero characters.
Originally scheduled for last ... [Read More]
While speaking to The Hollywood Reporter
in celebration of his 20th anniversary at the company, 20th Century Studios president Steve Asbell talked briefly about Dan Trachtenberg’s upcoming Predator film, Prey. Asbell was asked about the kind of remakes or original content that the studio was producing, when the studio president used Prey as an example and elaborated ... [Read More]
We have just uploaded the 139th episode of the Alien vs. Predator Galaxy Podcast
(right-click and save as to download)! In this episode Corporal Hicks and RidgeTop are joined by Ian Edginton, the writer behind many of the Alien and Predator staples thanks to his work with Dark Horse on series such as Aliens: Rogue, Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal, Aliens: ... [Read More]
While originally scheduled for release last August
, the Predator comic offerings from Marvel were subjected to an extended delay during the copyright legal battle between original Predator screenwriters the Thomas Brothers and Disney. Thankfully, with the lawsuit seemingly resolved for now
, we have a bit of news on the Predator comic front!
The ... [Read More]
It’s shaping up to be a big summer for the Predator franchise. Among the new media releasing is the upcoming Predator anthology book
, Predator: Eyes of the Demon. The anthology is edited by writer & editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt, who also contributed a short of his own to the book.
This will be his second Predator anthology after Predator: If ... [Read More]
Though we’ve only had the first volume actually release so far, with Volume 2 delayed until the 11th of January, the fourth and final volume of Aliens: The Original Years Omnibus has just been announced via Near Mint Condition! With the included titles below, Marvel’s Aliens: The Original Years Omnibuses have now caught up with the Aliens only comic series ... [Read More]
A war is coming! Titan Books has just announced a new novel currently in the works that promises to delve further into the ongoing battle between our two favorite iconic creatures: Alien versus Predator!
Titled “Aliens vs. Predators: Rift War”, this new novel is being written by husband and wife writing team Yvonne Navarro and Weston Ochse who are no strangers ... [Read More]
From the moment Pat Cadigan’s Alien 3: The Unproduced Screenplay by William Gibson was first announced, I had been incredibly curious about how I was going to react to it. At the risk of repeating myself from previously talking about the other recent adaptations of Gibson’s material, this kind of project is something I’m really enthusiastic about.
It was one of the things ... [Read More]
The upcoming fifth Predator film with the current working title of ‘Skulls’ is nearing the end of Production in Calgary, Canada. It’s literally scheduled to wrap today but it’s not currently known if it will be extended yet again.
The director of the film, Dan Trachtenberg has been occasionally sharing tidbits from the set to Instagram, recently showing off himself wearing ... [Read More]
As production has been underway on-location in Alberta, Canada for the fifth film in the Predator franchise (currently known as “Skulls”), the scheduled completion date for filming has been pushed back several times since cameras began rolling on June 7th.
As late as last week, the Local 212
chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees had been indicating ... [Read More]