PREDATOR eyeing $30M opening weekend

The Predator

Variety is reporting that Shane Black’s Predator is set to had a solid opening weekend.

According to the trade the latest movie in the franchise is tracking for a $30M+ opening when it finally arrives in cinemas in September. By comparison the last movie in the franchise, 2010’s Predators, opened with $24.7M when it opened in July of that year.

The highest gross film featuring the alien hunters remains Alien vs. Predator which opened with $38.2M back in 2004.

Will you be checking out the movie during opening weekend?

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

Directed by Shane Black from a script he wrote with Fred Dekker, The Predator stars Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Alfie Allen, Jane Thomas, Augusto Aguilera, Jake Busey, and Yvonne Strahovski. The film hits cinemas on September 14.


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