The movie Cocaine Bear, scheduled to premiere in early 2023, has been making waves since it was announced. After all, he is inspired by a true story of a bear who consumed 40 pounds of cocaine in Blue Ridge, north Georgia, in 1985🇧🇷
The case happened when several packets of cocaine ended up being thrown into the air while traffickers were trying to transport the drug. Then, in real life, investigators managed to find the remains of the packages in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest and the animal began to attack the residents of the nearby village.
40 packages were found, each of which contained a kilo of cocaine. At the time, the total drug was valued at around $20 million.
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In the film, the bear gets a cocaine-induced rage and goes into withdrawal, wanting to take even more drugs. With that, he embarks on a killing spree as the dealers try to recover their lost stock, unaware that they could end up being bear food.
The film stars Ray Liotta, from Goodfellasin his final role, as the actor passed away in 2022. Scheduled to premiere on February 24, 2023, the script was written by Jimmy Warden and the production is on account of Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
Meanwhile, the cast includes Alden Ehrenreich, Keri Russell, O’Shea Jackson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. In addition to them, Kristofer Hivju, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ice Cube, Matthew Rhys and Margo Martindale also star in the plot.
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