How to Watch Beast: Is the Idris Elba Thriller in Theaters?

Idris Elba is back on theater screens! The multi-talented actor, DJ, and musician is starring in Beast, a tense action thriller.

Unlike Cats, where Elba played the dangerous cat McCavity, in Beast it’s Elba who is the victim of a dangerous feline.

He plays Dr.

Nate Samuels, a grieving widower who takes his children to South Africa following the death of his wife.

There they are stalked by a rogue lion whose pride was killed by poachers.

This role is certainly a change from some of Elba’s more recent roles like the voice of Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic The Hedgehog 2 and Heimdall in Thor: Love and Thunder.

(Be sure to watch the post-credit scene.) Of course, Elba more than has the range for this, as some of his past roles include Stringer Bell in The Wire and Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

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