Entertainment New Prey Poster Recreates Predator Movie Prequel's Epic Final Fight
Prey Director Breaks Down That Big Tease In The Credits
After the film premiered, Prey director Dan Trachtenberg broke down the significance of the big tease included in its credits sequence."Prey," which is the latest mainline film in the "Predator" franchise, premiered on August 5 to largely positive reviews. Numerous critics on Rotten Tomatoes praised "Prey," citing its lead actor Amber Midthunder and its action sequences as among some of its biggest strengths. Currently, the film holds a 91% on Rotten Tomatoes based on more than 100 reviews.
Warning: SPOILERS lie ahead for Prey.
As the film continues to score acclaim, a newposter recreates 's epic final fight. The latest installment in the sci-fi action franchise is set 300 years in the pat and centers on Naru, a fierce Comanche woman trained as a healer who is eager to prove herself as a warrior in the eyes of her tribe. When her people are put in danger with the arrival of the Predator, the first-ever to visit Earth, Naru must rise up and utilize her skills to take it down and save her family and friends.
Prey is comprised almost entirely of an Indigenous cast led by Legion star Amber Midthunder as Naru alongside Dakota Beavers, Michelle Thrush, Stormee Kipp, Julian Black Antelope, Bennett Taylor and Dane DiLiegro as the Predator. Helmed by 10 Cloverfield Lane's Dan Trachtenberg on a story he developed with Patrick Aison, the Predator movie prequel has scored widespread acclaim from critics and audiences alike for Midthunder's performance, the accurate cultural representation and its stylish action sequences. While the film continues to dominate viewership on Hulu, audiences are getting a unique twist on one of.
Every Predator Movie, Ranked
Where does the new Prey fall in the Predator canon?Thus: Arnold and his commando buddies fight an alien — a big, ugly, awesome one created by the Stan Winston studio with mandibles and long hair and the ability to disappear. Pit that guy against Arnold and you’ve got a hit. Critics were not fond of Predator — though Roger Ebert was a big fan — but audiences loved it. Arnold got bigger, the screenwriters ended up writing Wild Wild West, and a franchise was born.
Two weeks after the film first hit Hulu, artisttook to Twitter to reveal a new Prey poster commissioned by 20th Century Studios. The key art recreates the Predator movie prequel's epic final fight as Amber Midthunder's Naru faces off against Yautja, the first of the iconic alien hunter race to visit the planet Earth. Check out the exciting new poster below:
I’m sure you’re all aware… I LOVE, directed by , starring as Naru & as the Yautja. 20th Century Studios asked me to create an official poster for the film & I’m very excited to debut it here… — Matt Ferguson (@Cakes_Comics)
Though Prey was full of thrilling set pieces for longtime fans of the franchise, the final fight inprequel has largely been praised as one of its best, as well as one of the best in the long-running sci-fi action series. After having lost her entire group, including her brother, and sacrificing the leader of the French fur traders, Naru came up with a plan to face off against the Predator for one final go. The new Prey poster expertly recreates the middle portion of the Predator movie prequel's epic final fight, in which Naru and her dog, Sarii, fight the creature in the middle of the woods, narrowly stealing its mask and using it to turn its spear gun on itself, killing the Predator.
Prey Debuts as Highest-Rated Predator Movie on Rotten Tomatoes
Prey, the newest film in the franchise, has more good reviews than any other installment in the Predator movie series.Going back to the original Predator with Arnold Schwarzenegger, the hit film sits at Rotten Tomatoes with a fresh 80% score, which is still respectable, not not as high as Prey. However, the original Predator did better with its audience score, which reached 87%. The following scores for Predator movies include 1990's Predator 2 at 30% and 44%; 2010's Predators at 65% and 52%; and The Predator at 33% and 33%.
Between the Predator movie prequel's epic final fight and its return to form for the franchise, Prey proved to be a surprise hit, becoming the. With this newfound success for the franchise, many are hopeful for the Predator series to continue, especially after its mid-credits tease of another major face-off between Naru and the Predators. While audiences await details on a potential sequel, they can revist Prey and the Predator movie prequel's epic final fight streaming on Hulu now.
Amber Midthunder Blasts ‘Haters’ Who Called Prey ‘Super Woke’: ‘That's Not What It's About’ .
Prey star Amber Midthunder has no time for haters who labeled the film "super woke" and an "F-the-patriarchy" type of story even before its release.However, Prey has not been without controversies. Ever since its announcement, Prey has faced backlash and ridicule for its casting and the 18th-century setting. How can the "primitive" Comanche Nation battle a technologically-advanced extra-terrestrial hunter, or how can a woman overpower a 7-foot monster, were just some of the questions posed by doubters, who apparently forgot that Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger) also defeated the Predator using a bow & arrow and some makeshift traps in the 1987 original.