Amber Midthunder was Spotted at the Prey Movie UK Gala Event in London, England. The fifth installment in the franchise and a prequel to the first four films. In Prey, Amber Midthunder plays the role of Naru: A young Comanche warrior who protects her tribe against a Predator. check out the images below.
Prey is directed by Dan Trachtenberg and written by Patrick Aison, based on the Predator franchise by Jim Thomas and John Thomas. The film centers on the Comanche Nation in 1719, a fierce and highly skilled warrior named Naru learns the prey she is stalking is a highly evolved alien with a technologically advanced arsenal.
The film also stars Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, Stormee Kipp, Michelle Thrush, and Julian Black Antelope.
During the UK premiere, Midthunder told she appreciated director Dan Trachtenberg and 20th Century Studios “taking a chance” on the project, titled Prey, which incorporates the culture of the Comanche Nation. Speaking about her role at a UK Gala screening of Prey in Leicester Square, London, Midthunder, who is of indigenous heritage, said: “Honestly, the challenge to me that was bigger was representing an indigenous female action hero because that’s something that I don’t recall really seeing at all.
She added: “I think that (character) would have existed no matter who played the role, so the fact that that was going to be my responsibility, that was kind of what I came to work every day (for).
“I didn’t want to let Comanche people down, I didn’t want to let indigenous people down and also fans of the franchise.
“Everybody wants to be delivered a good movie and a good character and hopefully we got both.”
Prey will hit theaters on August 5, 2022.