Starring Toby Kebbell (Kong: Skull Island) and Ebsem Smed (The Kindness of Strangers), DANIEL is the inspiring and shocking story of Daniel Rye, a photographer who was at the centre of one of the most spectacular kidnappings in recent times.

Daniel, who was kidnapped by ISIS and held hostage in Syria for 398 days along with 23 other foreign nationals including the infamous and ill-fated journalist James Foley.
The film follows Daniel’s fight for survival and the alliance he formed with James before his public execution which made global headlines in 2013.


Digital Release: January 18, 2021

DVD Release: January 18, 2021

Australia & New Zealand

Digital Release: April 21, 2021

DVD Release: April 21, 2021

Theatrical Release:


Esben Smed (The Kindness of Strangers)
Toby Kebbell (Kong: Skull Island, War of the Planet of the Apes)


Directed by the Academy-Award nominated director Niels Arden Oplev (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and the writer of In A Better World

From the producer of MR ROBOT