Predator 2 Director Says Steven Seagal Was Desperate To Star, But He Thought He Was Too Cheesy

Predator 2 Director Says Steven Seagal Was Desperate To Star, But He Thought He Was Too Cheesy
Stephen Hopkins’ Predator 2 may not have been released until November 1990, but it continued the precedent set in the original by casting several mainstays of 1980s genre cinema.

John McTiernan’s action classic boasted Arnold Schwarzenegger in the lead role, while the ensemble was filled out with several of the decade’s most macho men like Carl Weathers, Bill Duke and Jesse Ventura. Not to mention Jean-Claude Van Damme was originally cast as the titular alien when it was a more insect-like creature, before the design was reworked from the ground up and the filmmakers settled on the iconic look that fans know and love.

The second outing may have boasted an entirely different cast and crew, but the 80s vibe was strong nonetheless with Lethal Weapon star Danny Glover taking over as the main character, and Gary Busey, Bill Paxton and Robert Davi also along for the ride. However,
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