#SDCC17: Hunt for the Predator with this New App; Also Look Out for Piggy Man, Caesar, and More!

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has a LOT of things going on this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, and of special interest to Dread Central readers is the launch of The Predator Official Fan Mobile App. The app, available now on iOS and Android mobile, will act as a portal for fans to converse, interact with exclusive content, test their Predator knowledge, and more, creating the ultimate go-to source for the most engaged and interactive fan experience.

At SDCC, fans who encounter the official Predator cosplayer, and survive like Dutch, will have an opportunity to collect a limited-edition mini poster while supplies last. Did we mention he’s also a WiFi Hotspot?

Learn more about the app – plus a few other tricks Fox has up its sleeve – below…

The Predator Official Fan Mobile App includes:

  • SKULLS. Participate in forums, complete challenges, and submit your own fan content to earn skulls, unlocking special features, videos, stickers, and more.
  • RANK UP. Use skulls to rank up from a Young Blood to a Yautja leader for more exclusive content. Unlock various Predator emojis.
  • THE RUNDOWN. Head Hunters Tory and Dave bring you up-to-date clan content with weekly coverage of Predator news, interviews, fan interactions, humorous sketches, and more.
  • FORUMS. Visit the forum to connect with other recruits to discuss all things Predator.

Paired with the accompanying thepredator.fox website, the official app will provide fans around the world a place to organically interact, consume more content and build a direct relationship with others. With the film’s blend of action, sci-fi, and horror, the passionate fanbase is one of the largest fandom communities. Helmed by community managers who will drive content and interactions within the platform, the Predator Official Fan App will empower fans through content that runs the gamut from tongue-in-cheek think pieces, to fan-fiction, to behind-the-scenes revelations, to detailed analysis of past films.

In addition to the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 20 Years of Slaying” fan event plus the Colonist Certification Test and other related Alien: Covenant items in Booths 3529 and 4229 that we already told you about, here’s a rundown of what else Fox is doing:

Fox Goes Vinyl
* Limited-Edition Vinyl Sets (Booth 4229): Available for Logan, Deadpool, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes; each set includes the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, and a vinyl copy of the motion picture soundtrack. Limited availability. Receive a free limited-edition tote bag with purchase of either Planet of the Apes set while supplies lasts.

War for the Planet of the Apes
* Andy Serkis Fan Signing (Booth 4229): The critically acclaimed actor who brought Caesar to life will sign limited edition mini posters on Saturday, July 22, 10:30-11:15am.
* “Witness the End”: Snap a photo and post to Instagram using #ApesMosaic, and your picture may be included in a mosaic of exclusive Planet of the Apes franchise art, to be revealed at the Fox Fanfare Booth on Saturday.

Exclusives & Collectibles (Booth 4229)
* “The Strain”: Collectible DVD O-ring art as well as poster featuring the artwork of the season purchased.
* “Archer” Spy Kit: The Most Extraordinary Spy Kit Ever returns to Comic-Con featuring Seasons 1-7 on DVD, mustache sunglasses, tuxedo t-shirt, six collectible stickers and a “Danger Zone” shot glass.
* “Legion”: Pre-order Season 1 on Blu-ray to receive a limited-edition collectible screen-print poster. While supplies last.
* Phoenix Forgotten: The first 500 pre-orders will receive an exclusive glow-in-the-dark mini poster. Phoenix Forgotten is available on Digital HD July 18 and on Blu-ray and DVD August 1.
* RoboCop: Visit the Fox Fanfare Booth to receive power-up codes for the official RoboCop mobile game.
* “Firefly” 15th Anniversary: New commemorative box art will be available for pre-order and available on September 19; pre-orders will receive a sticker card set. Visit the booth each day to receive a new sticker and a chance to win a replica brown coat.
* Trolls: Show your colors with a Trolls wig, free when you purchase the Blu-ray.
* The Princess Bride: Visitors dressed in Princess Bride cosplay will receive a free collectible poster in honor of the film’s 30^th Anniversary while supplies last.

Additional Activities
* Piggy Man Cosplayer (Gaslamp District): Watch your back! The infamous Piggy Many will be roaming the show floor, inspiring both screams and selfies. “American Horror Story: Roanoke” comes to Blu-ray October 3.
* Vikings Street Team (Gaslamp District): San Diego gets a Norse invasion as a horde of marauding Vikings roams the streets of the Gaslamp giving temporary tattoos to lucky fans. “Vikings” Season 4 Volume 2 lands on Blu-ray in October.
* The Boss Baby Costume Character (Convention Center): The only way to do Comic-Con is like a boss! A Boss Baby costume character will be on hand in the convention center handing out SDCC exclusive cardboard ties.

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