Samaritan is an upcoming English movie written by Bragi F. Schut and directed by Julius Avery. The film is about a thirteen-year-old boy Sam Cleary who suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbour Mr Smith might be the long-lost superhero Samaritan. Twenty years ago, Granite City’s superhero and vigilante, Samaritan supposedly died at a fiery warehouse while he was fighting his rival, Nemesis.
Samaritan is believed to be dead by everyone. Mr Smith works as a garbage man and stops the bullies who were taking Sam to the woodshed. He shows more strength than a normal human should have when fighting the bullies and Sam becomes convinced that he is looking at Samaritan who is reported to be dead. As crime is on the rise and the city is on the brink of chaos and collapse, Sam tries to convince his neighbour to come out of hiding to save the city from total ruin and destruction.
The producers are Sylvester Stallone and Braden Aftergood under Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Balboa Productions. The lead roles in the movie are played by Sylvester Stallone and Javon Walton while Martin Starr, Moisés Arias, Dascha Polanco and Pilou Asbæk play supporting roles. The music composers consist of Jed Kurzel and Kevin Kiner while the cinematography is done by David Ungero. The movie is edited by Matt Evans and Pete Beaudreau. Samaritan is scheduled to be released on August 26, 2022, and distributed by United Artists Releasing and Amazon Studios via streaming on Prime Video.