Actor Dev Patel is about to unleash his desi-John Wick in Monkey Man, the upcoming motion thriller set to launch in theatres worldwide on April 5. Hollywood studio Universal Pictures unveiled the official trailer, that includes well-choreographed and spectacular combat and chase sequences of the movie, which additionally marks Patel’s directorial debut, on Friday night time.
Inspired by the legend of Lord Hanuman, Monkey Man is about in Mumbai and options the Lion star as a person on a quest for vengeance in opposition to the corrupt leaders who murdered his mom and proceed to systemically victimise the poor and powerless.
Indian actor Sobhita Dhulipala is about to make her Hollywood debut with the film. She took to Instagram to share the movie’s trailer. “It’s an absolute joy to share the trailer of my debut Hollywood movie, Monkey Man. It’s releasing April 5 across theatres globally,” she wrote.
Dev Patel performs Kid, an nameless younger man who ekes out a meagre residing in an underground combat membership the place, night time after night time, sporting a gorilla masks, he’s overwhelmed bloody by extra in style fighters for money.
“After years of suppressed rage, Kid discovers a way to infiltrate the enclave of the city’s sinister elite. As his childhood trauma boils over, his mysteriously scarred hands unleash an explosive campaign of retribution to settle the score with the men who took everything from him,” the official logline learn.
The movie additionally stars Vipin Sharma, Ashwini Kalsekar, Adithi Kalkunte, Sikandar Kher, Pitobash and Makarand Deshpande, together with Sharlto Copley. The trailer sees Patel combating in a hoop, participating in hand-to-hand fight with Kher and in addition taking over a number of criminals in a method paying homage to Keanu Reeves’ retired murderer from 4 John Wick motion pictures.
Incidentally, Thunder Road Films, one of many producers of John Wick franchise, can also be backing Monkey Man. The movie is produced by Patel, Jomon Thomas, Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Ian Cooper, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Christine Haebler, and Anjay Nagpal.
Patel has developed the film from his unique story. He wrote the screenplay together with Paul Angunawela and John Collee.