Is the Idris Elba Thriller in Theaters?

If you missed your chance to watch Idris Elba Fight a lion on the big screen, now you have a second chance! The multi-talented actor, DJ and musician stars animal, a suspenseful action thriller. not how catswhere Elba played the dangerous cat McCavity, in animal Elba falls victim to a dangerous cat. he plays dr Nate Samuels, a grieving widower who moves to South Africa with his children after the death of his wife. There they are pursued by a renegade lion whose pride was killed by poachers. This role is certainly a change from some of Elba’s more recent roles, such as the voice of Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Heimdall in Thor: Love and Thunder. (Be sure to check out the post-credits scene.) Elba, of course, has more than the range for that, as some of his earlier roles have involved Stringer Bell The cable and Nelson Mandela there Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.


Elba isn’t the only talented member of the cast; The roles of Dr. Samuel’s children, Meredith and Norah, are played by Iyana Halley and Lea Sava Jeffries. Halley has played roles including the adult version of Annie in This is us and Taylor Howard in Abbott Elementary School. Jeffries played Lola on the series Rich and will play Annabeth next year Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series. dr Samuels’ old friend Martin is played Sharlto Copley. A prolific South African actor, Copley has appeared in films, among other things Chappie, district 9and hardcore henry and also had roles in several popular TV shows including season 2 of Russian doll.

There is also plenty of talent behind the camera as the film is directed by the veteran Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur. Kormákur has previously directed films, among other things A little trip to heaven, Everest, drifting away, contraband, and 2 pistols. Interestingly, the story is credited Jaime Primak Sullivana publicist whose move from New Jersey to Alabama was documented in the 2014 Bravo reality series Jersey Belle. This story was then turned into a screenplay Ryan Angelwho has written the screenplays for other action films such as Rampage, non stop, The commuterand Burglary. The African landscape itself also plays a major role in the film. Willpacker, the prolific Hollywood producer, is supporting the project under his Will Packer Productions banner. Packer has backed big box office hits like The ride movies, Direct from Compton, girl tripand Stomp the yard.

Editor’s Note: This article was updated on October 8 to include details on the film’s streaming release.

Also See: ‘Beast’: Trailer, Cast, Release Date, And Everything We Know So Far About Idris Elba’s Safari Horror

Universal Pictures released a trailer for animal on 25 May. The trailer begins with beautiful landscape and animal scenes Jimmy Cliff‘s cover of “I Can See Clearly Now” plays. Of course, the song ends abruptly when Elba’s Dr. Samuels and his family come across a horribly injured man who has been attacked by a lion. The music turns menacing and surreal as the party investigates a village of people mauled by the beast. The massive and fearsome lion himself is also featured and it’s easy to see why this film has an R rating. When talking to Jimmy Kimmel, Elba explained that the massive lion was CGI and loosely based on the now-extinct Barbary lion. The trailer also gives viewers a good look at the range of Elba in this film.

Is Beast playing in the cinema?

animal hit theaters on August 19. However, if you wanted to see the Man vs. Beast story on the big screen and haven’t had the chance yet, you may be too late. Luckily, you can watch the film in other ways.

Can you stream Beast?

animal is now available to stream on Universal’s own streaming service, Peacock. So if you are a Premium subscriber or Premium Plus subscriber, you can watch the movie from the comfort of your living room. A premium membership will cost you $4.99 per month while Premium Plus will cost you $9.99 per month. Annual plans are the way to go if you want to save money, with Premium costing $49.99 per year and Premium Plus $99.99 per year. As with several other Universal releases this year, such as Michael Bay‘s ambulance, Robert Egger The Northmanand Scott Derrickson‘s The black phoneBeast is on duty approximately 49 days after it hit theaters

With an R rating for Speech and Violence, animal maybe not the movie for everyone, but anyone looking for a suspenseful and violent 93 minute survival flick might want to check it out.

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Can you buy Beast on DVD or Blu-ray?

animal will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on October 11th.

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More movies like Beast

The ghost and the darkness – Actor MichaelDouglas and Val Kilmer, The ghost and the darkness is another tale of aggressive man-eating lions. Based on real events from the late 19th century, The ghost and the darkness tells the story of two lions, the “Tsavo cannibals”, who terrorized a construction project in East Africa. William Goldmanthe screenwriter behind it Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s men (not to mention the author of the novel The Prince’s Bride), wrote the screenplay for The ghost and the darkness.

Jaw – It’s hard to imagine talking about suspense movies with killer animals without mentioning this Jaw. This 1975 classic starring Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss pits a sheriff and his beach community against a violent man-eating shark, forcing the city to choose between responsible safety practices and denying the issue in order to spur tourism. The effects of that Steven Spielberg targeted hit must not be understated. Not only did it superstar Spielberg and the concept of the “summer blockbuster,” it also made sharks one of the most terrifying creatures imaginable, even though shark attacks are actually rare. The perfect atmosphere, the fact that the shark is rarely seen and the suspenseful soundtrack make for one of the best suspense films of all time. Is the Idris Elba Thriller in Theaters?

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