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First Trailer for Intense Survival Film 'Jungle' Starring Daniel Radcliffe

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June 14, 2017
Source: YouTube

Jungle Movie Trailer

"This is the last frontier on Earth. The jungle shows us what we really are." An official trailer has debuted for a new survival thriller titled Jungle, based on the true story of Yossi Ghinsberg (and his book), who got lost in the Amazon rainforests with a few of his friends. This is the next film from Australian director Greg McLean, who also directed the action horror The Belko Experiment in theaters earlier this year and the Wolf Creek films. Daniel Radcliffe stars as Yossi, along with a cast including Alex Russell, Joel Jackson and Thomas Kretschmann. This looks crazy intense and brutal, which is expected for a survival movie, but I'm impressed by the attention to detail and beauty of the Amazon jungle that McLean has captured. The film is premiering at the Melbourne Film Festival, which is where this first trailer comes from. Watch below.

Here's the first official trailer for Greg McLean's Jungle, direct from MIFF's YouTube:

Jungle Movie

In the early 1980s, 22-year-old Israeli backpacker Yossi Ghinsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) and two friends – Swiss teacher Marcus Stamm and American photographer Kevin Gale – set off from the Bolivian city of La Paz on what was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. Leading the way into the uncharted Amazon was an Austrian expat named Karl Ruprechter, who had met the friends just days before and claimed to be familiar with the region. But their dream trip soon turned into a wilderness nightmare from which not all of the men returned. Jungle is directed by Australian filmmaker Greg McLean, of the films Wolf Creek 1 & 2, Rogue, The Darkness, and The Belko Experiment previously. The screenplay is written by Justin Monjo; based on the book by Yossi Ghinsberg. This film is premiering at the Melbourne International Film Festival this month. No official release date has been set yet. Stay tuned for any updates. First impression?

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  • DAVIDPD
    Needs a jaguar.
  • Bo
    I don't know about this writer/director. Some of his stuff is pretty silly. Wolf Creek, the Darkness and the Belko Experiment for example. However, I liked his Rogue with Radha Mitchell and the setting was/is similar to this one...jungle being the location. I liked this trailer and like the young actor...although I simply could never get thru any of the Harry Potter stuff. It's good to see him, as well as the young actress from the Potter films, doing some interesting work beyond that kind of thing. I'd see this, but like most films I view these days it'll be in the quiet and no hassle environment of my home and huge TV.
  • shiboleth
    It looks like some people on the West are being overhasty in confusing bore and prospect of death. Although I do understand that stories like this one from the trailer can happen and bring out quite serious consequences. I like D. Radcliffe, he's trying very hard to leave Harry Potter behind himself, but I'm not sure about this one ...
    • BluePurpleRed
      Did you miss the fact that it's a true story?
  • Keeping trying Daniel. I admire the fact he's working on his craft.
  • Niwa Brown
    meh
  • David Diaz
    Looks like the trailer is blocked now.
  • I feel like this is the unofficial prequel to Swiss Army Man...

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