Nicolas Cage Hunts a Jaguar on a Ship in First Trailer for 'Primal' Film

September 26, 2019
Source: YouTube

Primal Trailer

"I'm going hunting!" Lionsgate has released an official trailer for an indie action thriller titled Primal, the latest film directed by a stunt coordinator named Nick Powell. This has a plot straight out of the 90s with one of these eye-rolling concepts. A big-game hunter for zoos has booked passage on a shipping freighter with a fresh haul of exotic & deadly animals from the Amazon, including a rare white Jaguar - along with a political assassin being extradited to the US in secret. Two days into the journey, the assassin escapes and releases the captive animals, throwing the ship into chaos. So Nicolas Cage has to hunt and stop both the jaguar and the assassin. Also starring Famke Janssen, Kevin Durand, Michael Imperioli, LaMonica Garrett, Rey Hernandez, Tom Walker, and John Lewis. This looks so incredibly dumb. I cannot even believe it exists - feels like it came through some blip in the space-time continuum and showed up in 2019.

Here's the first official trailer (+ new poster) for Nick Powell's Primal, direct from Lionsgate's YouTube:

Primal Trailer

Primal Poster

When Frank Walsh (Nicolas Cage), a hunter & collector of rare and exotic animals, bags a priceless white jaguar for a zoo, he figures it’ll be smooth sailing to a big payday. But the ship bearing Frank's precious cargo has two predators caged in its hold: the cat, and a political assassin being extradited to the U.S. After the assassin breaks free – and then frees the jaguar – Frank feverishly stalks the ship's cramped corridors in hot pursuit of his prey, right up until the thrilling, unpredictable climax. Primal is directed by American stuntman / filmmaker Nick Powell, an award-winning stunt coordinator and director of the film Desterrado previously. The screenplay is written by Richard Leder. This hasn't premiered anywhere, as far as we know. Lionsgate will release Primal in select US theaters + on VOD starting November 8th this fall.

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Good lord! First with the 'be careful with my cat'!...and then 'you kill my cat I'll blow your head off'....geez...really bad lines and Cage delivers them like a high school actor...especially I'll blow you head off one. Cage must have been sleepwalking when he did this one...and when he read the script too...if he even read the

thespiritbo on Sep 26, 2019


Nicolas Cage, the man of B movies.

Pincode on Sep 27, 2019


Good old unstoppable Nic ...

shiboleth on Sep 27, 2019


Cage has been on FIRE! Keep 'em coming man, for every half dozen of these we always get a diamond in the rough, and this one looks to be it for 2019. Checkout Mom and Dad (2017) Fantastic!!!

Electronic Eric on Sep 30, 2019


I honestly did a spit take at Cage's first line: "TAKE IT EASY WITH MY CAT!!!" Let me guess... The twist ending is that Cage IS the cat.

Movie Bear on Oct 3, 2019

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