Missing movies John Wick? Well, if it depends on Monkey Man, a new intense action film that hits theaters on April 5th this year, this lack will be very well covered! The release, which marks the debut of actor Dev Patel in the director's chair, promises to be quite a hit on the big screen.
This Friday (26), Monkey Man got a highly bloody trailer, full of hallucinatory sequences that will take your breath away (even for fans most accustomed to action productions). In addition to directing and writing the title, Patel is also the protagonist of the work, which is produced by Oscar winner Jordan Peele, the name behind films such as Run! It is No! Do not look!.
Synopsis of Monkey Man
According to Universal Pictures, the official distributor of Monkey Manthe action film has the following description:
“Oscar nominee Dev Patel (Who wants to be a millionaire) achieves a remarkable and impactful feature film directorial debut with an action thriller about a man's quest for revenge against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to systematically victimize the poor and helpless.
Inspired by the legend of Hanuman, an icon that personifies strength and courage, Monkey Man stars Patel in the lead role of Kid, an anonymous young man who makes a modest living in an underground fight club, where, night after night, wearing a gorilla mask, he is beaten by more popular fighters in exchange for money.
After years of repressed rage, Kid discovers a way to infiltrate the enclave of the city's sinister elite. As her childhood trauma boils over, her mysteriously scarred hands unleash an explosive campaign of retaliation to settle scores with the men who took everything from her.”
In addition to Patel, the main cast of Monkey Man also features names like Sharlto Copley (District 9), Sobhita Dhulipala (Made in Heaven), Pitobash (Million Dollar Arm), Vipin Sharma (HotelMumbai), Ashwini Kalsekar (Ek Tha Hero), Adithi Kalkunte (HotelMumbai), Sikandar Kher (Aarya) and Makarand Deshpande (RRR).
Therefore, highlighting: Monkey Man It officially premieres on April 5th this year and has everything it needs to make a lot of noise on the big screen, in addition to giving Patel the start in directing big films. Now, it remains to be seen how he will do in his new role!