Adrien Brody to star in Predators
The actor, best known for his role in Roman Polanski's The Pianist, will play a character close to Schwarzenegger's 1987 original a mercenary who tries to keep his team alive when its members are hunted by aliens, Variety reports.
Predators as the reinvention will be called will be directed by Nimrod Antal and will be creatively spearheaded by Sin City helmer Robert Rodriguez.
Alice Braga, Danny Trejo, Walton Goggins, Oleg Taktarov, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali and Louiz Ozawa will also star.
The venture will be Brody's first crack at an action role following appearances in King Kong, The Darjeeling Limited and the forthcoming Fantastic Mr Fox.
He has also been linked to the upcoming 2010 flick The Experiment, which follows the story of men chosen to participate in a psychological study about the roles of guards and prisoners.