The first look poster at the superhero film Samaritan Starring Sylvester Stallone and Javon Walton has been revealed. The film is described as a dark, new take on superhero movies, the story was previously adapted into the Mythos Comics graphic novels by Schut, Marc Olivent, and Renzo Podesta. check out the poster below.
Samaritan plot synopsis follows, “Thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon “Wanna” Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone) is actually a legend hiding in plain sight. Twenty years ago, Granite City’s super-powered vigilante, Samaritan, was reported dead after a fiery warehouse battle with his rival, Nemesis. Most believe Samaritan perished in the fire, but some in the city, like Sam, have hope that he is still alive. With crime on the rise and the city on the brink of chaos, Sam makes it his mission to coax his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.”
The film is directed by Julius Avery and written by Bragi F. Schut. Stallone says, “I love action films that also have heart. I wanted to be involved with Samaritan because this story has many layers that I think people can relate to. It’s something of a morality tale that is also very exciting to watch. We are thrilled that this will be seen globally on Prime Video where my fans and all audiences can enjoy it together around the world.”
Produced by Sylvester Stallone, and Braden Aftergood. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Balboa Productions are co-producing,
Samaritan will premiere Prime Video on August 26, 2022.