Sometimes the rustling in the bushes is actually a monster.
Idris Elba stars in a thrilling new thriller about a father and his two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by a massive lion who wants to prove that there is only one apex predator on the savannah.
Elba stars as Dr. Nate Daniels, a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, on a long-planned trip with their daughters to a game reserve run by Martin Battles (Sharlto Copley), an old family friend and wildlife biologist. But what begins as a journey of healing suddenly turns into a terrifying fight for survival when a lion, a survivor of bloodthirsty poachers who now sees all humans as the enemy, starts stalking them.
From visceral and experiential director Baltasar Kormákur, director of Universal Pictures’ Everest, 2 Guns and Contraband, The Beast is produced by Will Packer, producer of blockbuster Girls Trip, the Ride Along franchise and ten films that opened no. 1 at the US box office, including Night School, No Good Deed and Think Like a Man, from James Lopez, president of Will Packer Productions, and Baltasar Kormákur. The film is written by Ryan Engle (Rampage, Non-Stop) from an original story by Jaime Primak Sullivan and executive produced by Jaime Primak Sullivan and Bernard Bellew.