A new teaser for Dev Patel's Monkey Man has been released. The 30-second-long teaser unveiled by the makers shows Dev Patel going inside the elevator with bloodied hands and face, waiting for a particular floor to reach, possibly to seek revenge against his enemies. The video then cuts to visuals of a riot breaking out in a village where a mother and son are separated. We also see glimpses of him entering the kitchen and bashing people up.
The trailer for the film was released a few weeks back. It is directed by him and marks the Hollywood debut of actor Sobhita Dhulipala. The film also stars Makarand Deshpande, Sikandar Kher, Vipin Sharma, Ashwini Kaleskar and Adithi Kalkunte in pivotal roles. The film’s story is written by Dev Patel who has also co-written the screenplay with Paul Angunawela and John Collee.
The film is set in India and is a story of a man who seeks revenge on the people who killed his mother. It is inspired by the legend of Hanuman. The trailer features Dev’s character when he was a kid and how he later transforms into a young man filled with rage. It also gives a glimpse into the world of the film which is full of gritty action and chase scenes.
Monkey Man is produced by Dev Patel, Jomon Thomas, Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, Ian Cooper, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Christine Haebler and Anjay Nagpal. It will hit the theatres on April 5.