'10 Cloverfield Lane' Director Dan Trachtenberg in Talks for 'Predator' Movie

Predator 1987 still with an inset of director Dan Trachtenberg
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20th Century Studios is behind the franchise.

Dan Trachtenberg is in talks to direct the fifth installment in the Predator franchise.

20th Century Studios is behind the series, which began in 1987 and was then led by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Patrick Aison is behind the screenplay for the fifth movie, with the plot is being kept under wraps.

2018's The Predator was the last feature in the franchise and was directed by series actor Shane Black. That movie had a tepid box office return, with $160 million worldwide gross on an $80 million-plus budget.

Trachtenberg, repped by ICM, Grandview and Gang Tyre, is best known for directing the horror-thriller sequel 10 Cloverfield Lane. His other credits include episodes of The Boys and Black Mirror.