Consuming food is, for the most part, straightforward. The meal is put in the mouth, it moves through the esophagus, it winds up in the stomach. Digestion occurs. But that’s because most creatures that consume food have a fairly straightforward anatomy that best suits their consumption needs. The Predator does not,…
With Shane Black’s The Predator out September 14, now’s the perfect time to look back at all the gruesome, gory scenes that’ve helped the series straddle that knife edge between sci-fi and horror. (Maybe don’t eat while you reminisce.) Here are our deadly favorites from each Predator film.
If you were confused as to why collectibles-maker NECA bought the company that makes Chia Pets back in February, the reason should be crystal clear now that Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, Golden Girls, Gremlins, Predator, and Rick and Morty topiary sculptures are coming to fill every last window ledge in your home.
Rian Johnson confirms a very special Star Wars: The Last Jedi cameo. The Little Mermaid’s live-action adaptation is close to finding its director. Sophie Turner has seemingly confirmed we’ll be waiting a while for Game of Thrones’ conclusion. Plus, new pictures from the Doctor Who Christmas special. Behold, Spoilers!
We didn’t realize it then, but the summer of 1987 was an all-timer, at least at the movies. Over three hot months, Hollywood released several films we still hold near and dear to our hearts today, whether we consider them timeless classics or beloved shlock.
There’s just one week left till San Diego Comic-Con returns to blast us in the face with awesome pop culture spectacle, cosplay, and fantastic, expensive goodies. Here’s the very best toys and collectibles at this year’s show that we can’t wait to line up forever for (or, more likely, pay even more for on eBay…
The Hollywood Reporter just posted a great, in-depth oral history of Predator. But what stuck out the most was just how bad things got for Richard Chaves, who played Poncho. Specifically, he spoke about his run-ins with nature, which he shared using perhaps too much detail.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the fanciest toys that will have you even more upset you’re not able to make it to the San Diego Comic-Con this year. And if you’ve ever lamented not having an Arnold Schwarzenegger figure that looks like he just took the day off to visit Home Depot, you’ll find…
As Hollywood legend tells it, 1987's Predator—which turns 30 today—was directly inspired by the Rocky series. But the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic even more closely resembles Sylvester Stallone’s other big 1980s franchise, Rambo, specifically 1985's First Blood Part II. The major difference is that Predator improves…
An all-out war between two of Hollywood’s most terrifying extraterrestrials doesn’t seem quite as scary when you add Mr. Potato Head to the battle. One of them is going to get torn to shreds, but that just means you’re halfway to some delicious brunch-time hash browns.
Right now, a brand new Predator film is in production from writer-director Shane Black. With Black’s reputation for fast, funny, action comedies, that sentence should pique anyone’s interest. One person who is not interested, though, is the original film’s star, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Or so he says.
The Predator director Shane Black celebrated the first day of filming by giving us a glimpse at our plucky young killers, plus the adorable kid who might be the key to saving us all.
Just when you thought Shane Black’s The Predator couldn’t jam any more actors into its ensemble, here comes another casting announcement. Jacob Tremblay, who earned raves for his turn in Room, will play the son of The Predator’s lead character, played by Boyd Holbrook. And he won’t just be some kid in peril.
The Expanse is one of our favorite shows on TV. And while we wait for its February 1 return, we have some gleeful news: Thomas Jane, who plays the Syfy show’s oddly-coiffed but deeply-determined detective, Miller, has joined the cast of The Predator, Shane Black’s franchise reboot. This is ideal, and awesome.
John Boyega suits up for Pacific Rim: Uprising. The Flash teases a big return to Gorilla City and a major new villain. Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale adaptation will do away with a major aspect of the original novel. Plus, there’s a ton of new footage from The Lego Batman Movie, and The Predator adds another cast member.…
Monsters lurk everywhere in pop culture—novels, comic books, TV shows, urban legends—but today, we’re focusing on killers who were born in the movies. For this io9 guide, we picked cinema’s biggest, most evil slasher-movie baddies... plus a few cult favorites, too.
You know, most accessory packs for action figures come with things like extra weapons or extra storage options. Maybe even an extra bit of clothing. Rarely, do they come with an in-scale replica of a human being that’s had all of its skin flayed off.
Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro is keeping his genre flag flying. After appearing in Guardians of the Galaxy and filming Star Wars Episode VIII, he’s now in talks to star in Shane Black’s upcoming film, The Predator, the latest addition to the popular franchise.