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Get to Know Iyana Halley, Meredith in 'Beast,' with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

The new movie Beast is now in theaters and we caught up with actress Iyana Halley to learn more about her!

Beast stars Idris Elba as a widowed dad of two teenage girls who takes his daughters on a sightseeing trip to the South African game reserve. However, their journey quickly becomes bloody as the family and their wildlife biologist friend (Sharlto Copley) come face-to-face with the massive apex predator hellbent on killing every human it encounters.

Iyana plays Meredith, one of the two daughters. You might also recognize her from roles on This Is Us and Abbott Elementary, as well as in the movie Licorice Pizza. Check out 10 Fun Facts below:

  1. I am originally from Brooklyn, NY.
  2. I’ve been sewing since I was 10 years old.
  3. I have a clothing line which I created because I was so skinny that nothing would fit me so I took matters into my own hands and started making my own clothes.
  4. I’m not the best dancer but I absolutely love dancing!
  5. I have a skincare line called Haus of Halley where I make body butters, sugar scrubs and more

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Idris Elba Poses with His Daughter Isan at the Premiere of 'Beast' in NYC

Idris Elba is getting some support from his family at the premiere of his new movie.

The 49-year-old actor hit the red carpet for the world premiere of his latest film Beast at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Monday (August 8).

He was joined at the premiere by his wife Sabrina Dhowre and their daughter Isan.

Also in attendance were Idris‘ co-stars Iyana Halley, Leah Sava Jeffries and Sharlto Copley, as well as producer Will Packer and director Baltasar Kormákur.

In Beast, Idris plays a father who is forced to protect his two teenage daughters after they find themselves being hunted by a massive rogue lion. The movie hits theaters on August 19 and you can check out the trailer here.

Click through the gallery to see all the photos from the world premiere of Beast…

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