The Predator prequel, Prey, will soon be available for collectors to purchase on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD. According to ComicBook.com, Disney’s 20th Century Studios recently announced the long-awaited home release of the thrilling prequel that takes place 300 years before the events of the original Predator film. This action-packed journey is set to grace collections on October 3, 2023.
Hulu’s Predator prequel film, Prey, will release on 4K, Blue-ray, and DVD on October 3, 2023.
Directed by Dan Trachtenberg, known for his work on 10 Cloverfield Lane, Prey introduces audiences to a visceral tale of survival, evolution, and a heart-stopping confrontation between a Comanche warrior and an otherworldly predator.
The story takes place in the year 1719 on the expansive Great Plains, where a tribe of Comanches dwells. The film’s protagonist, Naru, portrayed by Amber Midthunder, is a fierce and highly skilled warrior who embarks on a perilous quest to safeguard her people, unaware that the creature she pursues is a highly advanced alien predator—as their paths intersect, the stage is set for an intense and terrifying clash that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Joining Amber Midthunder in the cast of Prey are Dakota Beavers as Naru’s brother, Taabe, Michelle Thrush as their mother, Aruka, Stormee Kipp as the rival hunter Wasape, and Bennett Taylor as Raphael Adolini, a character with ties to the broader Predator universe.
Best Buy is offering an exclusive collector’s edition Prey 4K steelbook, designed by the renowned digital artist Attila Szarka.
The prequel was originally released on the Disney-owed streaming service, Hulu, in 2022 and has not previously been available to purchase in a hard copy format. As part of the celebration, Best Buy is offering an exclusive collector’s edition Prey 4K steelbook, designed by the renowned digital artist Attila Szarka. This limited-edition steelbook promises to be a treasured addition to any cinephile’s collection, showcasing stunning artwork that captures the essence of Prey.
Moreover, the 4K UHD and Blu-ray editions of Prey come with an array of immersive bonus features that delve into the making of this cinematic marvel. The bonus content includes features like “Making of Prey,” “Prey FYC Panel With Cast & Crew,” deleted scenes, an alternative opening scene, and audio commentary.
The “Making of Prey” segment explores the project’s origins and the intricate efforts to infuse authenticity into the story. This segment will also go over the rigorous physical training undergone by the cast and the groundbreaking special effects that brought the iconic Predator back to the screen.
Meanwhile, the “Prey FYC Panel” will delve deeper into the making of the film with a discussion between director Dan Trachtenberg, the film’s star Amber Midthunder, producer Jhane Myers, director of photography Jeff Cutter, the film’s editor Angela M. Catanzaro, and the creature effects designer Alec Gillis.
Moreover, the 4K UHD and Blu-ray editions of Prey come with an array of immersive bonus features that delve into the making of this cinematic marvel.
After Prey premiered on Hulu in August 2022, the film’s captivating narrative and stellar performances quickly garnered attention, making it the #1 premiere on Hulu to date based on the number of hours viewed during the first three days. The movie’s success was further solidified by its impressive six Emmy nominations, including the coveted Outstanding Television Movie category.
No doubt, the release of the film in multiple hard copy formats is an exciting development for fans of the Predator franchise. As the clash between Comanche warrior Naru and the evolved alien predator unfolds, viewers are in for a heart-pounding cinematic experience that will leave them eagerly awaiting the next installment in the franchise.
Don’t miss the chance to own a piece of cinematic history as Prey leaps onto your screens in stunning detail and intensity.