LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Hollywood's 20th Century Fox has hired Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody to star in "Predators," the latest installment in the "Predator" film franchise.
Brody is best known for his roles in "The Pianist," "King Kong" and "The Darjeeling Limited."
Variety said he has signed on to play a mercenary who battles alien hunters in "Predators," which is being produced by filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. It is set for a July 9, 2010 release.
Also cast in the picture are Alice Braga, Danny Trejo, Walt Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali and Louiz Ozawa, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.