Friday, June 25, 2010

"Predators" Prequel: On Deadly Ground

"Predators" #4, "On Deadly Ground", continuing the Dark Horse Comics prequel to the upcoming motion picture release will be available June 30, written by Marc Andreyko/David Lapham, illustrated by Guilherme Balbi/Gabriel Guzman with a cover by Paul Lee.

"...traps are set off and new 'Predators' enter the fray in the concluding set-up for the reboot of the 'Predator' film series..."

"Predators", the movie, produced by Robert Rodriguez ("Planet Terror") is directed by Nimrod Antal.

The sci-fi horror" feature stars Adrien Brody ("The Pianist") with Alice Braga, Danny Trejo, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali and Louiz Ozawa.

Premise of the new film follows 'Royce' , a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors, who come to realize they've been brought together on an alien planet... as prey.

With the exception of a disgraced physician, the team are all cold-blooded mercenaries and convicts, now being systemically hunted down and eliminated by a new breed of alien 'Predators'.

In Dark Horse Comics' official "Predators" movie adaptation:

"...A team of Navy Seals is in the midst of a firefight when it suddenly goes dark. They awake to find themselves in a new and more deadly environment, stalked by a strange enemy. One by one these special-ops officers are killed by an unseen threat, until only one man remains. All alone in a strange world, he must do what he knows best to survive against all odds.

"...The lone Navy Seal finds himself in an uneasy alliance when he discovers another survivor on the planet, but he also learns that here humans are prey, transplanted from Earth to this alien jungle, to be hunted for sport.

"...The human alliance strains under the threat of the vicious Predators with an elaborate system of traps. With the impossibility of escape, the men are locked in their own game of cat and mouse against each other.

"Predators" the movie will be released July 9, 2010.

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