A brand new Cocaine Bear teaser hypes the drug-fueled bear’s enhanced bodily skills that far surpass these of an everyday bear. Directed by Elizabeth Banks from a script written by Jimmy Warden, Cocaine Bear is an upcoming darkly comedic thriller that adapts a larger-than-life true story. The movie follows an array of individuals, together with vacationers, cops, criminals, and youngsters as they encounter a 500-pound black bear that has ingested a considerable amount of cocaine. As has already been teased in trailers and pictures, the cocaine finally ends up sending the bear on a murderous rampage.
After the violent nature of the titular bear was first unveiled within the first trailer final month, the official Cocaine Bear Twitter account has now launched one other teaser highlighting the creature’s enhanced skills whereas beneath the affect.
In distinction to an everyday black bear, which might scent issues as much as a mile away, climb at 4 toes per second, and run at round 30mph, the Cocaine Bear within the movie can “smell everything,” climb at 100 toes per second, and hit 75mph at full tilt. It actually seems to be just like the film’s human characters do not stand a lot of an opportunity.
After starring in films like The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect, The Next Three Days, and Magic Mike XXL, Banks makes her directorial debut with Cocaine Bear. The movie relies on the true story of an actual American black bear in Georgia who ingested a big duffel bag’s value of cocaine within the yr 1985. While the true bear did not go on a drug-fueled murderous rampage and as an alternative died of an overdose, Cocaine Bear imagines a really completely different flip of occasions the place the medication flip the animal right into a ravenous killing machine. The actual bear is believed to have ingested the medication after a drug smuggler dumped the substance from his small airplane earlier than then falling to his dying. From the Cocaine Bear trailer, it seems to be just like the movie is sustaining this a part of the true story.
While the titular bear is created utilizing visible results, Cocaine Bear options a powerful array of actors to carry the film’s colourful forged of characters to life. The late Ray Liotta will play a pivotal function within the movie as a drug kingpin, the final function he accomplished earlier than his dying earlier final yr. He shall be joined in Cocaine Bear by a number of different gifted actors together with Keri Russell, Margo Martindale, Alden Ehrenreich, Matthew Rhys, Kristofer Hivju, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isiah Whitlock Jr., Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brooklynn Prince, Scott Seiss, and Ayoola Smart. With the movie seemingly assured to function a comparatively excessive physique depend, it is unclear which of those actors’ characters will survive their encounters with the murderous bear.