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Predator Facebook teases the return of The Predator

'You'll never see him coming'

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

The official Predator Facebook is teasing the return of the extraterrestrial big game hunter — and possibly the title of the character's new movie.

An image posted to the Predator Facebook on Monday reads "You'll never see him coming" and includes the reboot-friendly title The Predator. The only other details posted to the Predator Facebook were the words "Here we go again, bro," a far less enticing tagline.

The new Predator movie is being written by Shane Black — who appeared in the 1987 original as Hawkins — and Fred Dekker. Black is probably best known for his action movie screenplays for Lethal Weapon, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Iron Man 3. Dekker's credits include Monster Squad and Robocop 3.

Black has been attached to direct the new Predator since 2014. Dekker said that the screenwriting duo turned in their screenplay for Predator back in November, and teased on Facebook earlier this month that things were moving forward on the project.

"I cannot say where I was this morning, or what I saw, or what we talked about," Dekker wrote. "But if you are a PREDATOR fan? One word: YES."

The Predator debuted in the 1987 film Predator, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the leader of a group of ex-Special Forces soldiers who are hunted by an alien lifeform known as the Predator. Predator 2, starring Danny Glover, hit in 1990 and traded the jungle of Central America for the streets of Los Angeles. After a pair of Alien vs. Predator films, 20th Century Fox released a third stand-alone movie, Predators.

The Predator has made two prominent video game guest appearance in recent years. It was featured in Call of Duty: Ghosts' Devastation DLC and as a playable fighter in Mortal Kombat X's first Kombat Pack. The character also featured in multiple Alien vs. Predator games, most recently 2010's Aliens vs. Predator from Rebellion Developments.