The first look and release date for “Prey”, which is set in the “Predator” universe — with an Indigenous woman as its lead — has been unveiled.
It is directed by Dan Trachtenberg and produced by Jhane Myers. The movie is one of a slate of titles from 20th Century Studios.
An all-new entry in the @Predator franchise, “Prey” is set in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago. See the original film directed by Dan Trachtenberg (“The Boys,” “10 Cloverfield Lane”) only on @Hulu in 2022. pic.twitter.com/3A3KSiWoqn
— 20th Century Studios (@20thcentury) November 12, 2021
The movie is set in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago and follows Naru, the skilled warrior who fiercely protects her tribe against a highly evolved alien predator.
The “Indigenous” actress Amber Midthunder plays Naru, a woman who desires to prove her worth as a warrior, and gets her chance when she comes face to face with the most dangerous hunter of all, the other-worldly predator.
The “Predator” franchise began in 1987 with Arnold Schwarzenegger toplining the original movie. The movie spawned five more titles, most recently 2018’s “The Predator” directed by Shane Black.
“Prey” premieres on Hulu on August 5.