Monkey Man Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Other Details


Actors turning directors is no new in the film industry, with recent Oscar-nominated actor Dev Patel making his debut in the directorial space with his upcoming movie, Monkey Man. Let’s find out the nitty-gritty of Monkey Man release date, cast, plot, and other details.

Produced by Jordan Peele, the action thriller is inspired by Hanuman- a Hindu deity.  The lately released trailer of the movie depicts the gruesome living of poor people in a rich society. This movie also marks the debut of actress Sobhita Dhulipala in Hollywood.

A little boy who grows up in the shade of his mother’s pure love but in a criminal society where poor and powerless are considered no human fights back for justice and poor people’s status in the society of aristocrats, says the stories of the Monkey Man.

The movie is all set to release worldwide on 5 July 2024.

What Is Monkey Man Release Date?

Monkey Man Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Other Details

Set in the streets of Mumbai, Monkey Man will soon kick off big screens globally on 5th July 2024. The news came out in late January by Universal Pictures and Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions. The vision to make the movie, however, started back in 2016 but wrapped up finally in 2024. 

Is The Monkey Man Trailer Out Yet?

Yes, the movie’s trailer came out on Friday morning, i.e., on 26th January, by Universal Pictures. Sharing a glimpse of her new movie trailer on Instagram, Sobhita’s post reads, “An absolute joy to share the trailer of my debut Hollywood film #MonkeyMan Releasing 5th April across theatres globally.”

 Dev Patel’s fans are already excited after his incredibly successful roles in Lion and Slumdog Millionaire. His upcoming movie is anticipated to perform exceptionally like the old ones.

Break Down The Cast And Characters Of Monkey Man

Monkey Man Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Other Details

To whom the internet buzz is calling Indian John Wick, Dev Patel is in the lead role in his own directed movie. He is featured as the Kid who takes revenge on the corrupted leaders for killing his mother. 

The other famous Indian face to debut in Hollywood is Sobitha Dhulipala. She auditioned for the movie in 2016 and is featured in Monkey Man in the lead role opposite Dev Patel. Other cast members include  Adithi Kalkunt, Vipin Sharma as Alpha,  Sikandar Kher as Rana Singh, the policeman shown in the trailer, Brahim Achabbaakha, and Sharlto Copley as well from the English film industry.

Plot Of The Movie- Monkey Man

Monkey Man Release Date, Cast, Plot, And Other Details

Inspired by a Hindu deity, Hanuman, the figure of courage and vigor, a young man opts for revenge and justice. The anonymous young man enters a fight club where he is beaten for cash, and after some time, Kid finds his way to the place of one of the sinful elites of the city who killed his mother, too. 

The movie story covers the true and dark sides of a rich society. It shows how poor and unprivileged people struggle in a city, sometimes just wanting to be treated like humans.

What Is Social Media’s Buzz About Indian John Wick – Dev Patel?

From the trailer’s release, fans on social media look back on John Wick but in Dev Patel. His action scenes in the trailer have gotten all the attention, and fans are comparing his character in the movie to that of John Wick from the famous 2014 action series by the same name. Fans are surprised by the upcoming film’s intense action and express their excitement as “John Wick in Mumbai.”


So, we have reached the end of this blog post, and I hope you now know a lot more about the upcoming movie- Monkey Man. The movie is highly anticipated by fans, and it is not far from being on big screens. Stay tuned to  for upcoming movies and related information.

What is the runtime of the movie- Monkey Man?

The movie’s runtime is 1 hour 54 minutes. 

Who directed Monkey Man?

The famous actor from Lion and Slumdog Millionaire, Dev Patel, is directing the movie as his debut in the directorial field.

What movie is Monkey Man- Hollywood or Bollywood?

Monkey Man is a Hollywood movie starring actors from both industries, the major being Bollywood ones.

Will the movie be available on Netflix?

As the sources confirmed, producer Jordan Peele retracted the movie from Netflix and partnered with Universal Pictures. But we can hope for its availability on Netflix in the future. 

Koustav Mandal
Koustav Mandal
Koustav is a Mass Communication and Journalism graduate, now turned into a professional writer, who dreams of becoming an established filmmaker one day. He's a movie buff and keeps himself up with all the movie/ series updates, so he's the right person to inform you where to watch a particular show or a movie. For Koustav, good whiskey, and great coffee are very important.


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