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Prey is an American science fiction horror action film released in 2022. It is based on the Predator series. It is the franchise's fifth installment. Prey is a prequel to the first four films in the series.1)

Time And Location

It takes place in the Northern Great Plains of North America in 1719.2)

Director And Writer

Dan Trachtenberg directed the film, which was written by Patrick Aison.3)


Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Michelle Thrush, Stormee Kipp, Julian Black Antelope, Bennett Taylor, and Dane DiLiegro appear in the film.4)


Naru, a skilled Comanche warrior, protects her tribe from a humanoid alien who hunts humans for sport, fighting the wilderness and fur traders to keep her people safe.5)


The film's development began during the production of The Predator (2018). 6)


Trachtenberg and Aison approached producer John Davis with a concept they had been working on since 2016. The film's title was revealed to be the codename for the franchise's fifth installment in late 2020.7)

Filming Location

During the summer of 2021, filming took place in and around Calgary. With the majority of the film shot in English and some sequences shown in Comanche. 8)


On July 21, 2022, Prey made its debut at the San Diego Comic-Con. On August 5, 20th Century Studios released it as a Hulu original film in the United States and on Disney+ Star internationally.9)


Critics gave the film positive reviews. The action sequences, Midthunder's performance, Trachtenberg's direction, and the indigenous casting all received praise. Many critics regard it as the best Predator film since the first.10)

Emma Watts

Prior to her resignation in January 2020, former 20th Century Studios Production president Emma Watts accelerated the film's development.11)


It was intended to be an R-rated film. Skulls was the working title for the film when it was first announced in December 2019. According to reports, the film will “follow a Comanche woman who defies gender norms and traditions to become a warrior”.12)

Back To Roots

Trachtenberg stated that his goal for the film was to return to the franchise's roots. 13)


Bennett Taylor was also cast in the role of Raphael Adolini. Adolini is a former pirate and translator who first appeared in the 1996 Predator 2 prequel comic book. 1718 Predator14)

Jeff Cutter

The film was shot by cinematographer Jeff Cutter. In 2021, filming took place in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.15)

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