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10 Cloverfield Lane's Dan Trachtenberg set to direct a new 'Predator' film

GregHarmon GregHarmon Managing Editor Because the world needs more Predators.

20th Century Studios has green lit a fifth installment of the near 34 year old PREDATOR series.

Deadline first broke the news revealing 10 Cloverfield Lane’s Dan Trachtenberg has signed on to direct with Patrick Aison - producer on Wayward Pines, Kingdom, and Jack Ryan - penning the script.

Sources say the fifth installment will not serve as a sequel to Shane Black’s 2018 super-sized THE PREDATOR. Surprising, considering Black and Fred Dekker’s spinoff sequel left plenty of room (and intrigue) for a continuing story where the human race has been rendered prey while other worldly Predators are vying for superiority.

Then again, perhaps Trachtenberg and Aison have their sights on a story that operates in the same series universe - as the original recipe - and features the return of Schwarzenegger’s "Dutch" Schafer?

That being said, I'm not sure if anyone is here for that, let alone a fifth installment.

For now, we’ll file this under in development. 

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GregHarmon GregHarmon Managing Editor

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