New Poster, Plot Synopsis and Images Revealed for Sylvester Stallone’s Action Movie ‘Samaritan’

Prime Video has released a brand new poster, images and plot synopsis for Sylvester Stallone’s upcoming action movie Samaritan.

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Samaritan, which stars Stallone as Mr. Smith, follows the story of thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary, played by Javon “Wanna” Walton who suspects that Stallone’s character is truly a legend hidden in plain sight. .

The official synopsis states, “13-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon “Wanna” Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor, Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone), is actually a legend lurking in plain sight.”

“Twenty years ago, Granite City’s super-powered vigilante, Samaritan, was pronounced dead after a fiery battle in a warehouse with his rival, Nemesis. Most believe Samaritan perished in the fire, but some in the city , like Sam, hope he’s still alive,” he continued.

The synopsis concludes, “With crime on the rise and the city on the brink of chaos, Sam makes it his mission to bring his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.”

Javon “Wanna” Walton (left) as Sam Cleary and Sylvester Stallone (right) as Joe Smith in SAMARITAN, directed by Julius Avery, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film.
Credit: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Photos
© 2022 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All rights reserved.

Speaking about the film, Stallone said, “I like action movies that also have heart. I wanted to be involved with Samaritan because this story has many layers that I think people can relate to.

He continued, “It’s something of a morality tale that’s also very exciting to watch. We are thrilled to see this globally on Prime Video where my fans and all audiences can enjoy it together around the world.

Pilou Asbæk (left) as Cyrus and Sylvester Stallone (right) as Joe Smith in SAMARITAN, directed by Julius Avery, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film.
Credit: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Photos
© 2022 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All rights reserved.

Alongside Stallone and Walton, the film also stars Pilous Asbæk, Dascha Polanco and Moises Arias.

It is directed by Julius Avery from a screenplay by Bragi F. Schut. Stallone is also a producer alongside Braden Aftergood. Executive producers include Schut, David Kern, Adam Rosenberg and Guy Riedel.

Samaritan arrives on Prime Video on August 26, 2022.

Sylvester Stallone as Joe Smith in SAMARITAN, directed by Julius Avery, a Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film.
Credit: Daniel McFadden / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures
© 2022 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc. All rights reserved.

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