Adrien Brody is the new â€˜Dutchâ€™ â€“ well, kinda.
The Oscar Winner has snagged the lead role in director Nimrod Antalâ€™s â€œPredatorsâ€, according to Variety.
Youâ€™d think director Antal and producer Robert Rodriguez wouldâ€™ve had to have twisted the actorâ€™s arm to appear in such a flick â€“ but seems thatâ€™s not the case. Proof that his share price has slipped a little in the last few years, it was actually Brody (â€œKing Kongâ€, â€œThe Thin Red Lineâ€) that chased the role, requesting his agents nag the shit out of the Austin-based filmmaker until they caved in.
Alice Braga (â€œI Am Legendâ€), Danny Trejo (â€œMacheteâ€), Walt Goggins (â€œThe Shieldâ€), Oleg Taktarov (â€œ15 Minutesâ€™), Mahershalalhashbaz Ali (â€œThe Curious Case of Benjamin Buttonâ€), and Louiz Ozawa (â€œGiganticâ€) have also been added to the cast. (Thereâ€™s also a chance Arnold Schwarzenegger may appear as cigar-chompinâ€™ Dutch in the film).
In the film, a group of mercenaries â€“ captured by the Predators â€“ are forced to survive not only the harsh Jungle terrain of the Predatorâ€™s home planet, but the inhabitants themselves.
Fox is planning for â€œPredatorsâ€ to be the first in a long-line of new Man vs. Monster movies, with Brody contracted to sequels.
â€œPredatorsâ€, due July 9, 2010, is about to get underway on location in Hawaii and at producer Robert Rodriguezâ€™s Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.
Update! The Hollywood Reporter has further details on the characters that Brody & co will be playing :
Brody is a man who ends up inheriting the mantle of leader and is known as a hunter of men. Grace would play an accountant-type whose unassuming facade masks a dangerous serial killer.
Braga is the tough female killer. Ali is a man not afraid to die, Goggins is the loose canon of the group and Taktarov is a former Russian special ops agent.
Trejo, already cast, is Cuchillo, a hardened warrior with twin uzis strapped to his back.
- Greg Mclean gunning for Belco Experiment - April 1, 2015
- Bloodline returning for season two - April 1, 2015
- What a Croc! - April 1, 2015
- The Lawnmower Man cuts From Dusk Till Dawn - April 1, 2015
- Trailer : Mad Max : Fury Road - April 1, 2015
- It Follows expanding any further this Friday! - April 1, 2015
- Trailer : Masterminds - March 31, 2015
- When will we see the next Star Wars trailer!? - March 31, 2015
- Shrek to appear in new Puss in Boots sequel? - March 31, 2015
- Disney developing live-action Mulan - March 31, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.