The first trailer for Beast starring Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, and Riley Keough has been revealed. The film is a survival thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur from a screenplay by Ryan Engle. Watch the trailer below.
Beast synopsis follows, “A recently widowed husband returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with his young daughters to a game reserve managed by an old family friend and wildlife biologist. Soon, however, a rogue lion begins stalking them.”
The film stars Idris Elba as Dr. Nate Samuels, Iyana Halley as Meredith Samuels, Leah Sava Jeffries as Norah Samuels, Sharlto Copley as Martin Battles, Riley Keough as Savanna, Melanie Jarnson, Damon Burtley, Amara Miller, Robby MacIsaac, and Billy Gallagher.
Idris Elba is best known for some iconic roles, starring in Universal’s Fast and Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw, James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, and recently Elba appeared in Sonic The Hedgehog 2, he voiced Knuckles the Echidna. A spinoff series for the characters is in development at Paramount+.
The film is produced by Universal Pictures, Sullivan serves and Bernard Bellew will serve as executive producers.
Beast will hit theaters on August 19, 2022.