Beast, the film with Idris Elba premiering tonight on Sky

Idris Elba is the protagonist of Beastan adrenaline-filled thriller that tells the adventures of a father and his two teenage daughters, hunted by an enormous bloodthirsty lion, on first TV on Sky from Monday 25 September at 9.15pm on Sky Cinema Uno (and at 9.45pm on Sky Cinema Suspense), streaming on NOW and available on demand.

The cast

Work of the profound and experimental director Baltasar Kormákur (Everest, Cani Sciolti – 2 Guns, Contraband)the film also features the cast of Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley And Leah Jeffries. The executive producers of BEAST are Bernard Bellew And Jaime Primak Sullivanwhile the production is of Kormákur, Will Packer And James Lopez. The screenplay is signed by Ryan Englewhile the subject is of Jaime Primak Sullivan. The director of photography is an Oscar® winner Philippe Rousselot AFC, ASC.


Dr. Nate Samuels, recently widowed, returns to South Africa, where he first met his wife, for a long-planned trip with his daughters to a protected reserve managed by Martin Battles, a biologist and old family friend. What begins as a journey designed to process mourning, turns into a frightening battle for survival, after a lion, having survived a group of bloodthirsty poachers, now sees all human beings as enemies and begins to persecute them.