Universal Pictures has released a brand-new official trailer for Beast

The trailer opens seeing Elba's character, Dr. Nate Daniels, landing a plane in South Africa with this two daughters

That sees the beloved actor attempting to survive a lion attack and get his daughters and friend back home

'Beast' Trailer Delivers Heart-Pounding Action in Idris Elba-Led Monster Thriller

Elba is known for several iconic roles including the cool and calculating Stringer Bell from the HBO series The Wire.

Idris Elba  As  Dr. Nate Samuels

Sharlto Copley  As  Martin Battles

Leah Jeffries  As  Norah Samuels

'Beast' is prowling into theaters on August 19th