Trailer: Riz Ahmed stars in Amazon’s Encounter
James R | On 09, Sep 2021
Riz Ahmed is heading back to Amazon Prime Video this year for new thriller Encounter.
Directed by Beast helmer Michael Pearce, the film is co-written by Pearce and Joe Barton. It follows a decorated Marine who goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from a mysterious threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys end up having to leave their childhoods behind.
Ahmed stars in the film oppositeOctavia Spencer, with the rest of the ensemble including Rory Cochrane, Lucian-River Chauhan and Aditya Geddada. You can see them in action when the film is released in cinemas on 3rd December, before going on to stream on Amazon Prime Video on 10th December. Before then, though, Encounter will be premiering at the London Film Festival, joining a number of other streaming titles, including Netflix’s The Power of the Dog and The Harder They Fall. For more on the festival, click here – or read on below for the trailer.