The recent trailer for Shane Black’s The Predator was fine in and of itself, but didn’t seem to represent the ‘R’ rated aspect we’d been promised by the film-maker and the production.
The first footage we were seeing dealt with the idea of a young boy accidentally triggering a homing beacon from a Preadtor ship, which felt decidedly PG-13 in presentation. Now a second trailer, ahead of the September release of the reboot, gives a better impression of the more adult tone we can expect. The story is a little clearer as well as a crack team of commandos go up against not just a predator that’s crash-landed on Earth, but also a version of the alien hunter that has been bred to outstrip even the conventional warrior class. The latest glimpse comes with the requisite violence, profanity and all-out action some were hoping for with the likes of… with most of the main cast, including Boyd Holbrook, Sterling K. Brown, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key, Jacob Tremblay and Thomas Jane looking to get their moments in the spotlight.
The Predator is due to escape on 14th September in the US and the UK.