Spoiler Alert star Ben Aldridge thought that Dave Bautista was going to be his “daddy gay bear” boyfriend in Knock at the Cabin.
On 3 February, the psychological horror – which M. Night Shyamalan directed – was finally released in UK cinemas. Based on Paul Tremblay’s acclaimed novel The Cabin at the End of the World, the film follows Eric (Jonathan Groff) and Andrew (Aldridge), a married gay couple who take a vacation at a remote cabin with their seven-year-old daughter Wren (Kristen Cui).
However, things take a suspenseful turn when the family are taken hostage by four strangers – led by Leonard (Bautista) – who demand they make the ultimate sacrifice to avert the apocalypse. “With limited access to the outside world, the family must decide what they believe before all is lost,” the official synopsis reads.
Ahead of the film’s release, Aldridge opened up to Entertainment Weekly about being cast alongside Bautista and the funny mistake he made regarding the Marvel actor’s role. “All it said on the email that I got was Dave Bautista was in the film.