A new two minute trailer has been released for Predator prequel movie Preyarriving later this summer.
Directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), the film focuses on the character Naru (played by native actor and Legion star Amber Midthunder), who wants to “prove her worth as a warrior”.
The full synopsis reads: “Set in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, the action thriller follows Naru, the skilled warrior who fiercely protects her tribe from a highly evolved alien predator.”
The video shows Naru trying to avoid a bear before the creature is killed and dragged away by an unseen entity. “Whatever this did,” she says toward the end of the clip, which features some high-octane action sequences, “I can kill it.”
Watch the trailer below.
PreyThe filmmakers were committed to creating an accurate picture of the Comanche – and as such, the film features a Native Comanche producer (Jhane Myers) and a cast made up almost entirely of Indigenous and First Nations actors, including Midthunder Dakota Beavers, Stormee Kipp, Michelle Thrush and Julian Black Antelope (per Hollywood reporter†
Prey will be the fifth main entrance to the Predator franchise, which began with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1987 film, followed by the 1990s Predator 22010’s Predators and 2018’s The predator. The series has also crossed over with the Alien franchise in 2004 movie Alien vs Predator and the sequel from 2007 aliens vs. Predator: Requiem†
The film will be released on August 5 on streaming platform Hulu in the US. Disney+ is streaming Prey international.
elsewhere, a Alien prequel TV series is in the works from fargo showrunner Noah Hawley, who will see the xenomorphs take “white collar workers”.
“You’ll see what happens if the inequality we’re struggling with right now isn’t resolved,” Hawley said Vanity Fair last year. “If we as a society can’t figure out how to keep each other afloat and spread the wealth, what’s going to happen to us?”
He added: “There’s that great Sigourney Weaver line to Paul Reiser where she says, ‘I don’t know which kind is worse. At least they don’t fuck each other by a percentage.'”