Dog Star of Predator Prequel Prequel Gets a Cry From the Animal Shelter She’s From

Among the many talking points of Predator film Prey, Coco the Dog’s debut movie caught the attention of social media. Now the animal shelter she was adopted from to become one of the stars of the new film has sent congratulations to its former resident. Arrived on Hulu to rave reviews – even surpassing the original hunter hunted reinvigorated the franchise in ways no one anticipated and took star Amanda Midthunder and director Dan Trachtenberg into a new stratosphere. However, they were both overshadowed by Coco as Sarii, Naru’s canine sidekick from Midthunder.


It’s no secret that Hollywood films starring a good canine character can truly touch the hearts of audiences, from iconic dogs such as Lassie and Toto, to Beethoven, K-9 and Hooch, to characters not central like Sarii. which almost end up stealing the show. Although it was revealed that Coco’s screen time was originally shorter, but thanks to incredibly positive drug tests, some changes have been made to increase Coco’s role and incorporate as much footage of shooting available in the final cut of the film.

Following the film’s success, Fulton County Animal Services shared a post on their Facebook page, shouting out to Coco and explaining that Coco had no acting training before being adopted by a family to star in the Predator prequel. In the post they said:

“Fulton County Animal Services was thrilled to hear that one of our former residents has made it to the top. Coco, given to us in early 2021, is the star of one of this summer’s biggest cinematic hits, Prey. Coco, who has no film background and was adopted by her family specifically for this project, plays Sarii. She was originally meant to play a small role, but her popularity with test audiences encouraged director Dan Trachtenberg to include more of Coco in the film. We are SO thrilled that Coco has found the life she has and is now shining a light on the potential of shelter dogs and what they are capable of when given a chance.

You can read the full message below.

Related:Why Prey fans fell in love with Sarii the dog

Prey Will potentially lead to more Predator Films in progress

Some time ago the Predator the movie franchise seemed to be over after two so-so Alien vs Predator films, and although the following two films predators and The predator weren’t as badly received, it required a full left add like Prey to offer something different and exciting to the franchise.

Although there has been no word yet on whether Prey will get a direct sequel or if the franchise will continue down another path, there’s definitely more life now in the Predator series than there have been for several years. With the success of Preyit also allayed those fears that Disney’s involvement in the franchise would see potential Predator films under House of Mouse control are watered down from previous entries.

Prey is available on Hulu in the US and on Disney+ under their Star banner in most international territories.