Mark Kermode Reviews The Predator

Does The Reboot Work?

♦ Shane Black’s revamp of Predator called The Predator came out last week in UK and US cinemas and here’s Mark Kermode reviewing it for the BBC…



Director: Shane Black

Screenplay: Shane Black, Fred Dekker

Producer: John Davis, Larry Gordon, Joel Silver

Cast and Crew

Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Alfie Allen, Jane Thomas, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, Yvonne Strahovski

Synopsis

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

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