Iron Man 3 & Kiss Kiss Bang Bang director Shane Black will write & direct a Predator reboot for 20th Century Fox. THR report that Black is directing & writing a treatment for the movie, which will then be fleshed out & scripted in full by Fred Dekker. Black himself cameoed in a minor role (Hawkins/ Nerd Muscle) in the 1987 original directed by John McTiernan, Predator starred Arnold Schwarzenegger as the leader of a United States special forces team that comes under attack from an alien entity. It was followed by a direct sequel, Predator 2, in 1990 before crossing over with Fox's Alien franchise for two additional sequels, Alien vs. Predator & AvP: Requiem. In 2010, Nimrod Antal helmed an impressive reboot with a new feature Predators. There is no confirmation that the movie will be set during christmas.