Empire Podcast #526: John McTiernan, Amber Midthunder

We have got Predator on our minds this week on the Empire Podcast. Which makes a change. Not solely can we overview Dan Trachtenberg’s Prey, his prequel to John McTiernan’s 1987 motion basic, however Chris Hewitt sits down with that movie’s star, Amber Midthunder, for a enjoyable interview wherein they talk about how Amber, whose dad and mom are an actor and a casting director, wasn’t essentially fated to turn out to be an actor, about Prey‘s dedication to Comanche traditions, going to craft companies with a Predator, and utilizing Brazilian jiu jitsu to take out a bunch of feral youngsters. Chris additionally has a sit-down with the legendary John McTiernan, who got here into London final week for The London Motion Fest, and whereas they solely speak about Predator a bit, there’s loads of Die Arduous and The Hunt For Pink October chat to maintain you motion aficionados pleased.

Again within the pod sales space, Helen O’Hara hosts this week, because of Chris being locked in mortal fight with an alien hunter (or in LA for a set go to; one of many two), and she or he’s joined by James Dyer and Ben Travis to debate films which might profit from gender-flipping their lead from a person to a girl (within the wake of the England Ladies’s crew’s triumph on the Euros), overview Prey, Bullet Practice and Luck, and dive deep into the week’s film information, together with the Batgirl debacle. Get pleasure from.

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