The black action comedy “Cocaine Bear” is partly based on a true incident, so an American black bear in 1985 actually found a duffel bag full of cocaine. We have all the info on the launch!
- “Cocaine Bear” is a black action comedy from director Elizabeth Banks.
- The film was inspired by a true story from 1985.
- April 2023 the animal film will be released in German cinemas.
The black action comedy “Cocaine Bear” was inspired by the true story of an American black bear who found, sniffed and ate a duffel bag full of cocaine in 1985. The rest of the storyline is fictional.
Cocaine Bear: Trailer
Below you can find the official trailer for “Cocaine Bear”, in which a black bear addicted to cocaine wreaks havoc.
Cocaine Bear: Release date
In the U.S., the film will premiere on February 24, 2023.
Cocaine Bear: Plot
A 230 kg American black bear gets by chance to a duffel bag full of cocaine and henceforth drives his mischief in a small town in Georgia. The bear seems to be completely out of control and so a group of locals and tourists set out to put an end to it – and survive if possible.
Cocaine Bear: Cast
Below we have compiled a list of the actors and actresses appearing in the film. You may already recognize some of them.
- Keri Russell (“The Americans”) as Sari
- Brooklynn Prince (“Home Before Dark”) as Sari’s daughter
- O’Shea Jackson Jr. (“Obi-Wan Kenobi”) as Daveed
- Christian Convery as Henry
- Alden Ehrenreich (“Solo: A Star Wars Story”) as Eddie Dentwood
- Ray Liotta (“Shades of Blue”) as Syd Dentwood
- Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Bob
- Matthew Rhys as Andrew C. Thornton II
- Jesse Tyler Ferguson (“Modern Family”)
- Margo Martindale (“Your Honor”)
- Kristofer Hivju (“Game of Thrones”)
Cocaine Bear: Production
Actress and filmmaker Elizabeth Banks is responsible for directing the film. The screenplay was written by Jimmy Warden. “Cocaine Bear” was produced by producers Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Aditya Sood, Max Handelman, Brian Duffield and Banks, and production companies Lord Miller Productions, Brownstone Productions and Jurassic Party Productions.