Tag this with a big rumour sticker for now, but online chatter suggests that Robert Rodriguez has signed up to make a new movie in the Predator franchise.
A 'reliable source' dropped
a line, revealing that Rodriguez is producing a Predator reboot for 20th Century Fox through his company Troublemaker Studios.
There's no word on a director or script, but a pitch doing the rounds in Hollywood implies there would be more than one Predator. ("In the reboot a team of commandoes face down a mysterious race of vicious monsters.")
However legit the rumour, Rodriguez does have history with the franchise.
Back when he was a eager youngling waiting to put Desperado into production, Rodriguez wrote a spec script for Predator 3, beginning on an 18th century Galleon attacked by Predators.
Sounds better than AvP, at any rate...
So is Rodriguez the man to bring back Predator? If not, who is?