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Entertainment Idris Elba to Star in Baltasar Kormákur Survival Thriller 'Beast' at Universal

02:20  01 october  2020
02:20  01 october  2020 Source:   thewrap.com

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Idris Elba is a “ Beast ,” as he’s set to star in a survival thriller from “Everest” director Baltasar Kormákur that will be set up at Universal . Kormákur will produce through his Rvk Studios. Primak-Sullivan will executive produce. Packer, Lopez, Primak-Sullivan and

Idris Elba has signed up to star in Baltasar Kormakur ’s survival thriller ‘ Beast ’ at Universal . Based on an idea from Jaime Primak-Sullivan, Kormakur will direct and produce from a script by ‘Rampage’ scribe Ryan Engle. Plot details are being kept locked

Idris Elba, Baltasar Kormakur are posing for a picture: Idris Elba Baltasar Kormakur © TheWrap Idris Elba Baltasar Kormakur

Idris Elba is a "Beast," as he's set to star in a survival thriller from "Everest" director Baltasar Kormákur that will be set up at Universal.

The plot details for "Beast" are being kept under wraps, but the film is based on an original idea from writer Jaime Primak-Sullivan. "Rampage" screenwriter Ryan Engle wrote the script.

Will Packer and James Lopez will produce "Beast" through their Will Packer Productions. Kormákur will produce through his RVK Studios. Primak-Sullivan will executive produce. Packer, Lopez, Primak-Sullivan and Engle all previously worked together on the 2018 thriller "Breaking In."

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Breaking: Idris Elba will star in Universal Pictures’ Beast , a thriller based on an original idea by Jaime Primak-Sullivan. Kormakur has a knack for the survival thriller genre like 2015’s Everest and more recently Adrift, that starred Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin.

Idris Elba will star in Universal Pictures’ Beast , a thriller based on an original idea by Jaime Primak-Sullivan. Kormakur has a knack for the survival thriller genre like 2015’s Everest and more recently Adrift, that starred Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin.

Universal's executive vice president of production Matt Reilly and creative executive Tony Ducret will oversee the project on behalf of the studio.

Idris Elba was last seen in "Concrete Cowboy," which made its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this fall. Elba will also be seen in "The Suicide Squad" from James Gunn and "The Harder They Fall."

The Icelandic director Kormákur is working on "Katla," a Netflix series that was among the first to get back to filming during the pandemic shooting on location in Iceland.

Elba is represented by The Artists Partnership, WME, M88 and Ziffren Brittenham LLP. Kormakur is represented by WME, Range and Nelson Davis LLP.

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Idris Elba is a “ Beast ,” as he’s set to star in a survival thriller from “Everest” director Baltasar Kormákur that will be set up at Universal .The plot details Packer, Lopez, Primak-Sullivan and Engle all previously worked together on the 2018 thriller “Breaking In.”Also Read: Jharrel Jerome on How

THR first reported the news of the project.


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