Samaritan is an upcoming American superhero film which is directed by Julius Avery, who had earlier directed films such as 2014 crime thriller “Son of a Gun” and action horror film “Overload” (2018).
The upcoming superhero film is Avery’s third directorial project and he joined the production as a director in September 2018, the film is based on Mythos comic graphic novels created by Bragi F. Schut, Marc Olivent and Renzo Podesta with the screenplay written by Schut.
Its filming started in February 2020 in Atlanta but the production faces hindrance due to COVID-19 pandemic. By October 8, 202o, the filming resumed.
Samaritan OTT Release Date Out
To all superhero-movie lovers, the time has come to celebrate as the makers of Samaritan have revealed its release date. It will skip the theater release and will be released directly on World’s leading OTT platform Amazon Prime Video by United Artist Releasing and Amazon Studios on August 26, 2022. So save the date and watch the film.
On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the official twitter handle of Amazon Prime Video shared the released date along with a poster featuring Sylvester Stallone in a deadly angry man look. It was captioned “time for this superhero to come out of retirement”. Hindi Audience can enjoy this film on Amazon Prime Video:
— prime video IN (@PrimeVideoIN) July 12, 2022
Samaritan Star Cast
The film stars veteran actor and filmmaker Sylvester Stallone in the lead role as Joe Smith a.k.a Samaritan. He was last seen in superhero film The Suicide Squad along with Idris Elba, Margot Robbie and John Cena.
Stallone is best known for headline action franchises such as Rocky, Rambo and The Expendables. He was one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors of the 80s and 90s and gave many commercially successful films like Cobra, Tango and Cash, Cliffhanger, Demolition Man, and The Specialist, etc.
About the Film
The highly anticipated superhero film produced by Sylvester Stallone himself under his Balboa Productions along with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, revolves around a young boy who come to the realization that a famed superhero, who was thought to have gone missing after an epic battle twenty years ago, may in fact still be around.