AMC releasing Manu Bennett-Larenz Tate thriller Beta Test in Theaters

Film is described as “Die Hard meets Gamer”

“Beta Test”, a new science-fiction action-thriller starring Manu Bennett and Larenz Tate, will be released via AMC Cinemas from July 22.

From producer / writer / director Nicholas Gyeney, and produced by Mirror Images LTD, comes a sci-fi action thriller that’s “a cross between the intimate suspense of Die Hard and the 21st century chaos of Gamer.”

The film’s storyline revolves around Max Troy (Tate, House of Lies, Rush), a Seattle-based video game champion and game tester who is about to test the latest game sensation from global video game juggernaut, Sentinel. As Max begins his procedural dissection of the game, he begins to realize this new game is not like any other. As Max completes new tasks, events in the real world begin to mirror them.

Soon, Max uncovers a deep-rooted conspiracy from within the walls of Sentinel, which leads him to discover that the game’s protagonist, Orson Creed (Bennett, Arrow, The Hobbit), is a real man, in the real world. If Max can somehow join forces with Creed, together they may have a chance at unravelling this conspiracy before the tasks in the game escalate and overwhelm their city.

Yuji Okumoto (Karate Kid Part II, Inception, The Game), and Linden Ashby (Mortal Kombat, Teen Wolf, Wyatt Earp) also star.


Seattle, WA – Siff Cinema Uptown
Bellingham, WA – AMC Loews Cascade Mall 14 
Denver, CO – AMC Westminster Promenade 24 
Chicago, IL – AMC South Barrington 30
Detroit, MI – AMC Forum 30 
New York, NY – AMC Loews Jersey Gardens 20
Philadelphia, PA – AMC Neshaminy 24 
Atlanta, GA – AMC North DeKalb Mall 16
Tampa, FL – AMC Veterans Expressway 24 
Baton Rouge, LA – AMC Baton Rouge 16
Houston, TX – AMC Studio 30 
Phoenix, AZ – AMC Arizona Center 24
Long Beach, CA – AMC Orange 30 
Los Angeles, CA – AMC Ontario Mills 30 
San Francisco, CA – AMC Deer Valley 16
Washington D.C. –  AMC Starplex Loudoun 11

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