Ever surprise what would occur if an apex predator was “out of its thoughts” excessive on cocaine? Enter Elizabeth Banks’ “Cocaine Bear.” Impressed by true occasions and set within the ’80s, the comedic thriller explores the aftermath of a botched drug smuggling operation that resulted in a aircraft crash and packages of cocaine touchdown in a Georgia forest. “Loads of cocaine was misplaced,” we’re instructed in a brand new trailer for the pic.
Whereas of us initially surprise “what sort of impact” the cocaine could have on the bear, it quickly turns into obvious that being below the affect of cocaine makes the animal dramatically extra aggressive and unpredictable. “What the fuck is fallacious with that bear?” one character asks.
“Cocaine Bear” marks Banks’ third function credit score as a director. She beforehand helmed “Pitch Good 2” and “Charlie’s Angels.” The three-time Emmy nominee was final seen in “Name Jane,” Phyllis Nagy’s drama about an underground abortion community.
Counting Keri Russell (“The People”), Margo Martindale (“The Watcher”), and Brooklynn Prince (“The Florida Mission”) amongst its ensemble forged, “Cocaine Bear” hits theaters February 24.