A novelist, a fictional hero and a crazed billionaire land on an unwanted jungle adventure. Sound crazy? Well it should, because that’s exactly what The lost city aim. The new romantic adventure comedy starring Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatumand Daniel Radcliffehas all the ingredients of a great movie.

The plot follows a disgruntled romantic adventure novelist, who is promoting her latest novel and is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire because he thinks the lost city mentioned in Sage’s new novel is real, and she can l help find her. The cover model of her novel will save her. And the rest, as you’d expect, is a chaotic and hilarious series of events but with a romantic twist.

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Written by Seth Gordon and led by Adam and Aaron Nee, The lost city also stars Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Patti Harrison, Oscar Nunez, Raymond Leeand Bowen Yangin supporting roles, and brad pitt in a surprise role.

With a fun and exciting story, an ensemble cast, romance, adventure and action all rolled into one, The lost city looks very promising. So check out this handy guide to when, where, and how you can watch the next comedy adventure movie.


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Watch the Lost City Trailer

Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer for The lost city in February 2022. The three minute trailer zoom through footage and jump right into the story like DCED“Cake by the Ocean” plays in the background. The clip reveals our protagonist, Loretta Sage, played by Sandra Bullock, and we quickly learn that she’s a recluse, and not a fan of adventures. And that’s exactly when things start to take an unexpected turn. The following scenes are a collage of mayhem, action, chase sequences, and Alan and Loretta’s endless challenges to survive in the tropical jungle. We also see a hint of romance between the two main characters.

The trailer also shows the characters played by the other cast members, like Daniel Radcliffe and Da’Vine Joy Randolph. But the biggest surprise comes at the very end of the trailer, with Brad Pitt as the government agent, who comes to save Loretta, much to Alan’s chagrin. Overall, the trailer for The lost city assures that this romantic comedy adventure film will be an extremely fun and entertaining watch.

Is The Lost City streamed online?

The lost city is distributed by Paramount Pictures and should also arrive on its streaming service, Paramount Plus, about a month or two (usually 30-45 days) after theatrical release. It hasn’t been confirmed yet, but we don’t have a specific date for when the film will be released for streaming.


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Is the lost city in the cinema?

The lost city has been scheduled earlier will be released in April 2022. But now it is coming to theaters across the US and other selected countries on March 25, 2022, while in the UK the film will be released in theaters on April 15, 2022. The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas on March 12, 2022.

As for visiting theaters, the ongoing pandemic situation is under control. However, with the latest variant of Covid resulting in cases here and there, some restrictions still need to be adhered to. Your local theaters might observe some caution and follow social distancing and other health guidelines, and you should do the same when you go to the theater.

When will The Lost City arrive on digital or VOD?

So far there is no official news/announcement from Paramount Pictures regarding the digital release of The lost city. But it’s more likely to come to Paramount’s streaming platform. And for DVDs and Blu-rays, they usually come out 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere. We can therefore expect the same chronology for The lost cityand if so, its DVD release is set to take place around May 2022. The film could also be available on video-on-demand around the same time.

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What is The Lost City about?


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Loretta Sage is a best-selling novelist who writes romantic adventure stories featuring a hero and his unimaginable adventures around the world. But she is not at all adventurous. Her life revolves around writing and her big city life until her latest book is published. Sage is on a reading tour with her assistant and the cover model of her novels Alan Caprison when she is kidnapped by a wealthy madman, Abigail Fairfax, who believes Sage’s latest novel holds the key to an ancient lost city and therefore of its treasures.

Here is the official synopsis of The Lost City –

“Brilliant but reclusive author Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) has spent her career writing about exotic locales in her popular romantic adventure novels starring handsome cover model Alan (Channing Tatum), who has dedicated her life embody the hero persona, “Dash.” While on a promotional tour for her new book with Alan, Loretta is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) who hopes she can lead him to the treasure of the ancient lost city from her latest story. Wanting to prove he can be a hero in real life and not just on the pages of his books, Alan sets out to rescue him. Immersed in an epic jungle adventure, the unlikely duo will have to work together to survive the elements and find the ancient treasure before it’s lost forever.

During what appears to be a crazy and useless hunt, Sage realizes that there really could be a lost city and somehow he happened to write about something real. Meanwhile, Alan follows to save Loretta. Although he only poses for book covers, he considers himself the real protagonist. His goal is to rescue Sage from his captor and prove himself a hero. But he has no survival skills. Thus, the two find themselves stranded in the harsh tropical jungle with no idea or way to escape. However, they must find their way to the ancient treasure before Fairfax gets a greedy hold of them.

In short, The lost city is a fun film about a jungle adventure by a very oddly appropriate duo, who have no idea how to survive in the wild. With, of course, a hint of budding romance between a successful novelist and her fictional hero. He is also a novelist who made a fortune and fame thanks to his imagination. Although he wrote about wacky places, Sage never went there. The film also shows how it can happen when a writer’s imagination suddenly becomes real.


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