Idris Elba’s latest film, Beast, recently arrived in theaters, giving audiences a thrill with its ferocious predatory lion. The movie follows Nate Samuels, a father of two teenage daughters who find themselves hunted by the massive rogue lion across the Savanna. The film doesn’t sound entirely different from others in a similar genre, such as Anaconda, Jurassic Park, and of course, Jaws. However, director Baltasar Kormákur and producer Will Packer say they didn’t try to replicate or even take inspiration from those iconic films.
The crew behind Idris Elba’s Beast wants to let audiences know this isn’t a rehash of other aggressive predator thrillers. Read More