PREVIEW: The Tiger Rising (PG TBC)

WHO’S IN IT?

Christian Convery (Playing with Fire), Dennis Quaid (The Intruder), Queen Latifah (Chicago), Madalen Mills (Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey), Katharine McPhee (The House Bunny), Sam Trammell (The Fault in Our Stars), Nicholas Ryan Hernandez (A Gentleman), Jayden Fontaine (When We Last Spoke)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ray Giarratana (The Artist’s Journey: Funk Blast), director, writer; Deborah Giarratana (Machine Gun Preacher) and Ryan Donnell Smith (Some Freaks), producers; Tommy Emmanuel (film debut) and Don Harper (Auggie Rose), composers; Shane F. Kelly (Boyhood), cinematographer; Christopher Gay (Sherman’s Way), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Rob (Convery), a 12-year-old boy living in a Florida motel with his father (Trammell), discovers a tiger in the woods, which has been caged up by motel owner Beauchamp (Quaid). The encounter causes Rob’s imagination to soar, and with the help of stubborn classmate Sistine (Mills) and wise motel maid Willie May (Latifah), he sets in motion a plan to free the tiger from its captivity.

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The Florida Project meets Netflix’s Tiger King in this imaginative family adaptation of Kate DiCamillo’s book, which has enough room for executive producer Queen Latifah to feature in a key supporting role.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

SUNDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON SKY CINEMA AND NOW

 

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