The Predator Teaser Trailer is Disappointing

The moment you’ve been waiting for wasn’t really worth it.

By Jay Gervais

The teaser trailer for 20th Century Fox’s The Predator was released yesterday and it’s really quite underwhelming. This writer understands that it's only a teaser, but it doesn’t do much to excite this long-time fan of the series. Have a look for yourself above and make your own judgment.

The Predator is about a young boy who accidentally triggers the return of the lethal hunters to Earth after toying around with a piece of their technology. When a Predator ship crash-lands on the planet, a small town is turned upside-down and it falls to a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers, along with a disgruntled science teacher, to save the world. However, as they will come to learn, they are ill-prepared to fight these stronger, smarter, and deadlier Predators.

The films main cast includes Boyd Holbrook (Logan), Trevante Rhodes (Westworld), Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key (Keanu), Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse), Sterling K. Brown (Black Panther), Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones), Thomas Jane (The Expanse), Augusto Aguilera, Yvonne Strahovski (Dexter), and Jake Busey (Starship Troopers).

The Predator is set for a September 14th release and will also be coming out in 3D. While the film wasn’t originally intended to be in the format, it was later converted to 3D in post-production. The film is directed by Shane Black (Iron Man 3), who is no stranger to the series as fans might know him for playing Hawkins in the first film.

What are your thoughts on the teaser trailer for The Predator? Are you excited or cautiously optimistic for the upcoming film? Let us know in the comments.

About the Author

Jay Gervais

From small town to big city and back again, Jay was born and raised in Canada and has lived his whole life there. He’s always ready to cut down any misconceptions his American friends have of life in the great white north. He’s also no stranger to this kind of community, and has plenty of experience under his bed. He enjoys all kinds of horror entertainment, as long as it’s got the heart and soul to it. When he’s not doing something here, he can be found at his post at the night’s watch, or knee deep into his school studies.