Elba stars as Dr. Nate Samuels, a just lately widowed husband who returns to South Africa, the place he first met his spouse, on a long-planned journey with their teenage daughters to a sport reserve managed by an outdated household pal and wildlife biologist. However what begins as a journey of therapeutic jolts right into a fearsome combat for survival when a rogue lion, a survivor of blood-thirsty poachers who now sees all people because the enemy, begins stalking them.
Sharlto Copley (Russian Doll collection, Maleficent) co-stars as Nate Samuels’ outdated pal, Martin Battles. Halley (The Hate U Give, This Is Us collection) performs Samuels’ 18-year-old daughter, Meredith, and Jeffries (Rel collection, Empire collection) performs his 13-year-old, Norah.
Beast, directed by Baltasar Kormákur, can be filmed totally in South Africa throughout a 10-week shoot within the rural provinces of Limpopo and Northern Cape and within the metropolis of Cape City. The characteristic is working in collaboration and cooperation with South African manufacturing companies firm Recognized Associates Leisure (KAE) and with South Africa’s Division of Commerce Business and Competitors (DTIC).
Will Packer produces with James Lopez, president of Will Packer Productions. Ryan Engle (Rampage, Non-Cease) penned the script. Jaime Primak Sullivan and Bernard Bellew are EPs.
Beast hits cinemas on Aug. 19, 2022.
Copley is represented by WME and Fourward. Halley is represented by Greene & Associates Expertise Company, Pallas Administration Group and Del, Shaw, Moonves. Jeffries is represented by The Osbrink Company, Degree Expertise Group and Fox Rothchild.