The American black comedy thriller Cocaine Bear is set to come out on a certain date. It will be directed by Elizabeth Banks and co-produced by Banks and Jimmy Warden. It is based on the true story of Cocaine Bear, an American black bear who ate a duffel bag full of cocaine by accident in 1985.
Ray Liotta, in one of his last roles, is part of the film’s ensemble cast, which also includes Keri Russell, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Christian Convery-Jennings, Alden Ehrenreich, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brooklynn Prince, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Kristofer Hivju, Hannah Hoekstra, Aaron Holliday, Margo Martindale, and Alden Ehrenreich.
Know About Cocaine Bear Cast
We don’t have a complete list of everyone in the cast right now. It is said that the following people will be in the new Netflix comedy Cocaine Bear. Try taking a look.
- Colette Matthews (Keri Russell)
- Howard (O’Shea Jackson Jr.)
- Dentwood, played by Ray Liotta
- “Jesse Tyler Ferguson”
- Margo Martindale
- Kristofer Hivju
- Mr. Christian Convery
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What Is The Release Date Of Cocaine Bear?
The movie Cocaine Bear will open in theaters on February 24, 2023, thanks to Universal Pictures.
About Cocaine Bear Plot
The official synopsis for Cocaine Bear says, “A strange mix of cops, criminals, tourists, and kids gather in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound apex predator has eaten a shocking amount of cocaine and gone on a cocaine-fueled rampage for more blow… and blood.”
At the beginning of the trailer, two EMTs show up at a house that has been trashed by an unknown intruder. When one of the EMTs finds a huge, bloody black bear that is drooling and hungry for more, it is clear right away who or what is to blame for the disaster.
The video then goes back in time to show the plane dropping the pills, the bear eating them, and the chaos that followed. The beast chases people into trees and down highways as the trailer goes on.
Director Banks says that the movie is “a chance to cut through a little noise” and “a fun discussion piece based on this crazy real-life event from 1985.”
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Cocaine Bear’s Based On True Story
Cocaine Bear is based on Andrew Carter Thornton, a former drug police officer who turned into a cocaine smuggler. MuckRock said that Thornton’s story was linked to that of a 175-pound black bear who found a duffel bag with 75 pounds of cocaine in it. The bear ate some of the cocaine, got too much of it, and eventually died.
In the end, Thornton’s body was found with the bear’s, along with a bag of cocaine for the bear. Cocaine Bear will use some dramatic license to put the pieces together, but it can’t do much else because it’s based on a true story about a bear who ate cocaine.