The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Moonlight star Trevante Rhodes has joined the cast of Shane Black’s Predator movie, which will be titled The Predator.
Rhodes joins a cast that so far includes Boyd Holbrook and Olivia Munn. Plot details are scarce at the moment, but we know that Holbrook is playing the lead character, who is described as some sort of Special Forces commando, with Munn set to portray a scientist. Rhodes has been cast as Holbrook’s best friend.
As previously reported, the project will be sequel to the 1987 John McTiernan-directed film and set in present day. There’s been no official word on whether or not Arnold Schwarzenegger will reprise his role as Dutch, but the actor has mentioned that he was planning to have lunch with Black to discuss the possibility of returning.
The Predator opens in theaters on February 9, 2018.