The Predator film series is a science fiction horror film franchise. Produced by 20th Century Fox, the series started in 1987 with the film Predator, which led to two sequels and novel, comic book and video game spin-offs. Related to the franchise are the Alien vs. Predator films, which combine the titular Predator with the creatures from the Alien film series.
A Covert-Ops U.S. Special Forces Unit, led by Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer is on a mission in Central America when they encounter an alien who hunts them for sport.
Predator 2 (1990)
In 1997, a different Predator arrives in Los Angeles and begins hunting violent gang members, drawing the attention of the local police force.
In 2009, it was announced that Robert Rodriguez would relaunch the franchise. Rodriguez had written a script titled Predators before he had filmed Desperado. In 2009, 20th Century Fox studio executive Alex Young called Rodriguez to consider using his treatment as the basis of reviving the individual Predator franchise. Writer Alex Litvak was hired to write the screenplay. Nimród Antal was signed on to direct the film. The film is set on the Predator game reserve planet, where a group of soldiers battle for their lives against the creatures. The film stars Adrien Brody, Alice Braga, Danny Trejo, Walt Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Topher Grace, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Louis Ozawa Changchien and Laurence Fishburne.
In June 2014 Fox announced a sequel with Shane Black writing and directing, Fred Dekker writing and John Davis producing.