With his work on the franchise complete, following his firing by FX in 2019, Kurt Sutter has set his sights on Netflix. The Sons of Anarchy creator and Mayans M.C. co-creator is teaming with Blumhouse for a movie that’s described as a drama but certainly sounds like a horror film.
According to a from Netflix, This Beast is set in an “18th century English village besieged by a mysterious and elusive beast.” A longer description reads, “Dozens of innocents are slaughtered and the mayhem is driven to puritanical heights by religious fanaticism. The impossible task of killing the beast falls to a lowly trapper who promises he can stop the carnage. But for him this hunt is not a professional mission, it’s a deeply personal one. The idea was inspired by The Beast of Gévaudan, a true story about a mysterious beast that terrorized a French village in the 1760s.”
The Beast of Gévaudan story dates back to a French province in the 1700s. According to , over 100 people were reported to have been killed between 1764 and 1767, which many of the victims having been partially eaten. It’s believed the beast, itself, was wolves.
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