UPDATE: Now that the story has broke, it seems the powers that be are already ready to set the release date. the movie will come out on…July 7, 2010.
Wow, that ain’t much time, especially with Machete having to get made first. Get to work, Bob!
Wow. This could really, honestly, 100% be something very very cool. And it might, just might, melt all of our faces off.
IESB is reporting that Robert Rodriguez is both producing and directing a reboot of the Predator franchise. And the movie will be called Predators.
I hope there is a whole slew of alien monsters and it’s got a lot of amazing badass gunfights. And I hope Danny Trejo is in it.
Really, I’d never thought about it before, but this director and this property could go together really really well. I hope this one pans out…I guess we’ll see.
Rodriguez has a lot on his plate, though. Here’s a quote where he lists his upcoming projects…
“I’m going to be able to shoot my upcoming Machete here, a sci-fi action film called Nervewrackers, a re-boot of the Predator series called Predators, and a couple of smaller movies called Sin City 2 and The Jetsons.”
So assuming he shoots in that order, I’d expect Predators in 2012 or 2013. Just a bad guess.