First 'Prey' Reactions Praise a New 'Predator' Movie Worthy of the Original
The first reactions to the new "Predator" movie are in, and they are downright glowing. "Prey" received an early screening at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday night, after which social media reviews started to bubble up. Across the board, the first batch of reactions are heaping praise on the prequel from director Dan Trachtenberg ("10 Cloverfield Lane"). Set 300 years in the past, in the world of the Comanche Nation, "Prey" follows a characterSet 300 years in the past, in the world of the Comanche Nation, "Prey" follows a character named Naru (Amber Midthunder), a warrior "raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains.
35 years after Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in "Predator" as Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer, "Prey" will take viewers 300 years in the past to follow Naru, a warrior in the Comanche Nation who encounters the Predator species.
The newest installment of the "Predator" franchise, which serves as a prequel for the sci-fi action series, has its official release Aug. 5.
While Comic-Con attendees were lucky enough to get an early screening in July, if you're wondering where to watch the fifth film in the franchise, here's everything you need to know about how to watch "Prey."
Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Still Seeing Around $45M Stateside Start – Saturday Box Office
UPDATED, Saturday AM: Nope‘s box office figures haven’t changed that dramatically. In fact, Universal is calling the Jordan Peele movie slightly lower, with a Friday of $19.5M and $44.5M opening. The pic received a “B” CinemaScore and 79% Comscore/Screen Engine PostTrak exits, on par with Peele’s previous film, Us. I think many (involved with the pic and in the industry) were hoping for at least $50M. But this type of start isn’t to be complained about, specifically when it comes to an original movie.
Sylvester Stallone Throws Another Punch at Irwin Winkler Over 'Rocky' Spinoff: 'Return My Rights Bloodsuckers!'
Will "Prey" be in theaters?
No, the action flick will not be playing in theaters and will be available to watch on streaming.
Is "Prey" streaming?
Yes, the Hulu Original film will be streaming on Hulu exclusively. Fans of the sci-fi action series can also watch "Predator" (1987), "Predator 2" (1990), "Alien vs. Predator" (2004), "Alien vs. Predator: Requiem" (2007) and "Predators" (2010) on Hulu as well.
What is "Prey" about?
Set in 1719 in the Comanche Nation in the Great Plains of North America, "Prey" tells the story of warrior Naru, who investigates a potential danger to her tribe. After Naru encounters a member of the Predator species while hunting, she must protect her people from the imminent threat.
The Many Romances of Jerry Hall
Hall and Rupert Murdoch are reportedly divorcing after six years of marriage, another chapter closed in her rich love life.
Who is in the "Prey" cast?
The prequel features a cast of primarily Native American descent, with Amber Midthunder ("The Ice Road," "Roswell, New Mexico") starring as Naru. Other cast members include Dakota Beavers, Stormee Kipp ("Sooyii"), Michelle Thrush ("The Journey Home") and Julian Black Antelope ("Tribal").
Watch the "Prey" trailer:
Disney to Allow Political Issue Ads on Hulu After Democratic Outcry Over Claims of 'Censorship'
The most memorable Mark Wahlberg roles .
He used to hang with a Funky Bunch and model underwear. Then, he became one of the biggest movie stars in the world. Here are the most-memorable Mark Wahlberg roles. As we always note, “most memorable” doesn’t always mean “best.”