It is an upcoming American series based on the graphic novels by Mythos Comics
Sylvester Stallone has long been part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with roles in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the DC Extended Universe with his role as King Shark in The Suicide Squad. However, there is a big gap between these films. With Samaritan, the filmmakers now see the actor in a bolder avatar in a film about a superhero rescued from decades of exile
The upcoming film is based on the graphic novels by Mythos Comics. Starring alongside Stallone is Javon “Wanna” Walton, a young boxing prodigy and “Euphoria” star, as a superhero-obsessed youth who has a chance encounter with the man he believes to be the retired hero. If you are looking for superhero series, we can recommend The Umbrella Academy season 3, Stranger Things season 4, among others.
When is Samaritan coming out?
The film will officially hit theaters on August 26, 2022. Filming on the film had been underway since 2019 but was delayed due to Covid hampering post-production.
The film is based on a story from Mythos Comics’ graphic novels. The series is based on a young boy who understands that a famous superhero, Stanley Kominski, who disappeared 20 years ago after an epic battle, is still around. Now living a life far from crime, he also learns that Kominski lives next door to him.
Consequently, the story begins 20 years later after the devastating battle. It is revealed that the superhero quit his job after the threat. So the story follows the little boy Sam Clearly on his adventurous discovery. Gradually, the boy develops a friendship with the older man and suspects him. In the end, the truth is darker than one might expect.
The film’s cast includes Sylvester Stallone as Stanley Kominski, Martin Starr as Arthur, Regram Javon Walton as Sam Cleary, Moisés Arias as Percy Smith, Pilou Asbaek as Edwin, Dascha Polanco as Isabelle, Deacon Randle as The Fireman, Natacha Karam, Michael Unter others Aaron Milligan and Jared Odrick.
The American actor and screenwriter was born in Manhattan, NYC. Stallone attended Notre Dame Academy and Lincoln High School in Philadelphia. He later studied acting at the University of Miami from 1967 to 1969. By 1969 he was performing on stage under the name Mike Stallone in 1970. Stallone had his first starring role in the softcore pornographic feature film ‘The Party at Kitty and Stud’ in 1970. Stallone also starred in the off-Broadway erotic play Score, which ran for 23 performances at the Martinique Theatre.
Who is starring in “Samaritan”?
Stallone rose to worldwide fame in 1976 with his starring role in the hit “Rocky,” a sports drama about struggling boxer Rocky Balboa. In 1977, “Rocky” was nominated for ten Academy Awards at the 49th Academy Awards, including nominations for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay for Stallone. In 2000, Stallone starred in the thriller Get Carter. The Rocky series became a huge hit as Stallone starred in each of them. He also appears in episodes 2 and 3 of The Expendables.
The director and crew members describe the film as “bone-crushing”. Unlike other superhero films, fans can expect this film to be a different and stripped down form of film than what they are used to from this genre and other Stallone films. If you’ve seen the set photos Stallone posted to his Instagram, it’s clear he’s not in the killer machine form he used to be. By all appearances, he’s an older man taking more than he can handle and he’s ready for the count. “Samaritan” might resemble 2017’s Logan in some ways, as both see a once-mighty hero who quit on a journey to find hope again.
“Samaritan”, an upcoming American blockbuster, is directed by Julius Avery. Bragi Schut wrote the film. The film is based on Mythos Comics, developed by Schut, Renzo Podesta and Marc Olivent. It is an exciting film that will usher in a new era for superhero films.
The trailer for the film has not yet been released. Stay tuned.