the predator scene cut

Update: Following this morning’s reports, The Predator director Shane Black has released another statement apologizing for casting Steven Wilder Striegel. The full statement can be found at the bottom of this original story.

20th Century Fox has cut a scene from The Predator featuring actor Steven Wilder Striegel following revelations that Striegel is a registered sex offender.

Striegel, who was cast in the sci-fi horror film by his longtime friend Shane Black, shared a three-page scene with star Olivia Munn in which he repeatedly hit on her character while jogging in a park. Black had not disclosed Striegel’s sex offender status when he cast him in the film.

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