Universal Home Entertainment Releases The Official Trailer and Poster for ‘River Wild’, Starring Leighton Meester & Adam Brody

Universal Home Entertainment has revealed official trailer and poster for a remake of the 90s river thriller The River Wild, starring Leighton Meester and Adam Brody. The new movie directed by Ben Ketai (of 30 Days of Night: Dark DaysBeneath, “StartUp”), the original film from 1994, starring Meryl Streep & David Strathairn. Universal debuts Ketai’s The River Wild direct-to-VOD / Blu-ray starting on August 1st, 2023. 

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Synopsis: Joey (Leighton Meester) fears there could be trouble ahead after her brother Gray (Taran Killam) invites Trevor (Adam Brody), a childhood friend with a troubled past, on their whitewater rafting adventure with two other tourists. Once they become stranded in raging rapids, the thrill-seeking trip quickly turns from exciting to utterly terrifying as the rafters are trapped in a desperate fight for their lives, all the while someone seems intent on sabotage to ensure shocking secrets stay buried. To survive the wild river, Joey will have to face her fears, and everyone will have to develop killer instincts before they’re torn apart by deception aboard the raft, or by the waters wreaking havoc all around them. 

The River Wild is directed by American writer / producer / filmmaker Ben Ketai, director of 30 Days of Night: Dark DaysBeneath, and also the TV series “Chosen”, “Quantum Break”, and “StartUp” previously. The screenplay is by Ben Ketai and Mike Nguyen Le, from a story by Denis O’Neill. Based on the original movie The River Wild (1994) by Denis O’Neill. It’s produced by Ogden Gavanski, Anne-Marie Roberge, & Daniel Kresmery. 

'River Wild' Poster
‘River Wild’ Poster