Amazon Prime has finally given us our first look at Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming dark and brooding superhero tale Samaritan. The film has been in release date hell due to COVID and now has forgone theaters for streaming. Stallone plays a retired and disenchanted former superhero who begrudgingly returns to take on evil twenty-five years after a massive incident altered his path for good. Check out the new footage below!
Samaritan has been kicking around for a few years and was a victim of COVID seeing its release get delayed over and over again. It doesn’t help that test screenings have been less than receptive, so it’ll be interesting to finally see a trailer for the film. Stallone is solid even in uneven films so I assume he’ll be the best part of the movie so we shall see. I’m excited to see it and witness what it does for a genre that has been over saturated with product in the last ten years.
Helmed by Julius Avery from a script penned by Bragi F. Schut, Samaritan also stars Javon “Wanna” Walton, Pilou Asbæk, Dascha Polanco, and Moises Arias.