An upcoming movie known as Cocaine Bear has captured the web’s consideration, regardless of a basic lack of information concerning the venture. What we do know is that it will be directed by Elizabeth Banks, produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and that it is based mostly on a real story reported by the New York Occasions in 1985 as “Cocaine and a Dead Bear.”
The movie is being made for Common, THR reports, based mostly on an unique script written by Jimmy Warden, who was not too long ago credited as a author on Netflix’s horror comedy The Babysitter: Killer Queen.
Few particulars about Cocaine Bear’s story have been launched, aside from the truth that it is based mostly on a real story that befell in 1985. As reported by the New York Times, a 175 pound black bear was discovered useless close to the Tennessee-Georgia state line after apparently consuming over 70 kilos of cocaine that had been dropped from a airplane by an area drug smuggler. The smuggler, Andrew Thornton, additionally met a nasty finish in Nashville, Tennessee after making an attempt to hold too heavy a load whereas parachuting.
Elizabeth Banks now has just a few movies beneath her belt as a director, together with Pitch Good 2 and the current Charlie’s Angels reboot. Banks additionally had roles in entrance of the digital camera in each movies, that means we can also see her on display screen in Cocaine Bear.
The movie is variously being described as a horror comedy or a thriller, however both method we’re excited to see how this wild true story shall be tailored for the display screen.