Netflix unveils first look at ‘The Sea Beast,’ starring Karl Urban

The Sea Beast
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The Sea Beast is the new animated adventure starring Karl Urban coming to Netflix July 8, and the streaming service unveiled your first look during their Geeked Week 2022 Film Showcase event.

The film is from Moana director Chris Williams and also stars Zaris Angel-Hator.

The streaming service also dropped a brand new poster of the film, which is sure to make jaws drop.

The film also stars Dan Stevens, Jared Harris, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jim Carter, and Kathy Burke in what is touted to be “the must-sea-event of the summer.” Check out the sneak-peek trailer for yourself.

Williams is an award-winning director who also helmed Big Hero 6. In terms of Hator’s character, she plays Maisie Brumble, who joins Urban’s Jacob Holland on what looks to be an unforgettable seafaring adventure.

Urban has starred in numerous films over the years, including 300 and the Lord of the Rings films. Most recently, he has played one of the main characters in Amazon Prime Video’s satirical superhero dark comedy, The Boys.

In terms of the plot of the film, The Sea Beast is set in a time long ago when terrifying beasts roamed the seas and celebrated heroes of the era were monster hunters, of whom none were more beloved than the great Jacob, according to Deadline. But when the young Maisie stows away on his storied vessel, Jacob is unexpectedly burdened with taking care of the child, who soon becomes his greatest ally. Venturing into unexplored seas, together they journey toward a history-making adventure.

The Sea Beast comes to Netflix July 8.