Hulu’s Biggest Premiere, ‘Prey,’ is Now


PreyThe new PredatorThis franchise prequel premiered on Hulu recently and it’s the streamer’s largest premiere ever. According to Variety, Disney — who owns Hulu — stated that PreyIt logged more hours of viewing in its first three days on streaming than any other TV series or film in Hulu’s history. According to the outlet, this is because Prey “had a bigger aggregate viewing-time total over three days than The Kardashians,”Hulu premiered the show in April. “biggest TV series premiere at the time.”

PreyJumps back in action-horror series mythos to tell the story about the first Predator that landed on Earth. It features Amber Midthunder, an actress from The CW. Roswell, New Mexico) as Naru, a Comanche warrior who goes head-to-head with the extraterrestrial hunter. Here’s a synopsis from the 20th Century Studios movie: “Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago during 1719, the film follows Naru, a fierce and highly skilled warrior, who has been raised in the shadow of some of the most legendary hunters who roam the Great Plains. So when danger threatens her camp, she sets out to protect her people. The prey she stalks, and ultimately confronts, turns out to be a highly evolved alien with a technologically advanced arsenal, resulting in a vicious and terrifying showdown between the two adversaries.”

Steve Asbell, president of 20th Century Studios spoke to previously The Hollywood ReporterThe studio’s plans were discussed by him, and he gave insight into what was on the horizon. Prey. “In order to meet the volume that we are looking at – which is, by 2023, 10-plus movies just for streaming – it’s going to be a combination of originals in those genres,”Asbell stated. “And coolest of all for fans, we get to find bold takes on beloved Fox properties.”

Asbell gave some small details about 20th Century’s plans for Hulu Originals to be prioritized, and also dropped clues about Prey. “You can take big creative swings – which you’ll see with Prey, which we’ll launch this summer. A Predator movie set in the Great Plains in 1719 by Dan Trachtenberg. That’s what this allows us to do.”

Collider previously reported that Disney’s Jungle CruiseJohn Fox and John Davis, producers, produced the new Predator film, directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), which at the time was going by the working title Skull. Fox and Davis explained to the outlet that filming is almost over for the movie. “probably three-quarters of the way through” production. PreyThis is not complete and can be streamed on Hulu by subscribers.