Universal Pictures unveiled Wednesday the official trailer for Idris Elba‘s adventure thriller movie “Beast”.
The movie is centered around Dr. Nate Samuels (Elba), a recently widowed husband who returns with his two teenage daughters (Iyana Halley and Leah Sava Jeffries) to South Africa where he met his wife.
However, what begins as a journey of healing turned into a nightmare as they are hunted by a massive rogue lion.
“Beast” is directed by Baltasar Kormákur from a screenplay penned by Ryan Engle. The movie is based on an original story by Jaime Primak Sullivan.
Sullivan also serves as executive producer on the project alongside Bernard Bellew. The movie is produced by Universal Pictures.
“Beast” hit theaters on August 19.
Elba recently starred as Knuckles the Echidna in the live-action “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”.