Monkey Man 2024 Budget: Shooting location, Star salary, BTS

Monkey Man 2024 Budget:

Monkey Man is an upcoming action thriller movie with the main character based on the Indian cultural God Hanuman. The movie is directed by Oscar nominee Dev Patel and also involves Jordan Peele as a producer.

Monkey Man 2024 Budget

Reportedly, the budget of Monkey Man Movie has crossed Rs 300 crores. It was decided earlier that the film will be released on Netflix which had struck a deal in the region of 30 Million Dollars for most worldwide rights to Monkey Man on March 12, 2021.

However, Jordan Peele felt it deserved a theatrical release and acquired it under his Monkeypaw Productions banner, with a distribution deal with Universal Pictures.

Monkey Man official film Poster: Photo taken from Instagram

Monkey Man Shooting Location:

Monkey Man marks the debut of Dev Patel as a Director, this was announced on October 29, 2018. It was described as a John Wick in Mumbai film when Netflix acquired worldwide rights to the film in 2021.

Filming & production of the Monkey Man film began on Dec 16, 2020 and were finished on Feb 26, 2021. Since the film dwells in the Indian Culture and environment, the Filming locations used were Mumbai (Maharashtra, India) and Batam (Indonesia).

Monkey Man 2024 shooting location

Dev Patel as Vijay: Photo taken from Official Website of the film

Monkey Man Star Cast and Salary:

  • Dev Patel as Vijay: The Oscar Nominee in 2016, Dev Patel is set to star as the main character named Vijay in the film Monkey Man. This film will also be Dev Patel’s debut in film directing.
  • Sharlto Copley
  • Pitobash
  • Vipin Sharma
  • Sikandar Kher
  • Sobhita Dhulipala: Monkey Man will mark the Indian actress Sobhita Dhulipala’s Hollywood debut film. Sobhita Dhulipala who won the title of Miss Earth in 2013 is a resident of Andhra Pradesh in India. Sobhita Dhulipala’s career shows that she demands a star salary of Rs 70 Lakhs to 1 Crore for every show or series she acts for.
  • Ashwini Kalsekar
  • Adithi Kalkunte
  • Makarand Deshpande
  • Fight Choreography by Brahim Chab
  • Directed by Dev Patel
  • Writers: Paul Angunawela, John Collee, and Dev Patel
  • Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Dev Patel, Samarth Sahni, and Jomon Thomas
  • Musician: Hauschka
  • Executive Producers: Jonathan Fuhrman, Natalya Pavchinskya, Aaron Gilbert, Adam Somer, Andria Spring, Alison Roney and Steven Thibault.
  • Production Studios: Bron Studios, Thunder Road film, Monkeypaw production and Minor Realm/S’Ya Concept, with WME Independent and Creative Wealth Media.

Monkey Man Trailer:

The trailer for Dev Patel’s movie Monkey Man was released on January 26, 2024. Dev Patel can be seen doing dangerous action stunts in this trailer.

Monkey Man is scheduled to have its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 11, 2024 at South by Southwest. The film is scheduled to be released on April 5, 2024 by Universal Pictures.

Monkey Man Trailer

Dev Patel (Left) and Sobhita Dhulipala (Right) in the Monkey Man film: Photo taken from Internet

Monkey Man Storyline:

Monkey Man story follows Vijay, an anonymous young man working in an underground fight club. He sets out to exact his revenge upon corrupt groups, who are responsible for his mother’s death. Monkey Man follows Vijay’s ‘Revenge is Primal’ Instinct with the ‘Blessing of his mother’ against the corrupt leaders who systemically victimize the poor and powerless.

Deb Patel is an Indian origin Hollywood actor and his movie Monkey Man is inspired by the legend of Hanuman, a Hindu mythology God embodying strength and courage.

Monkey Man begins with Vijay’s life as an observant kid with childhood trauma. After years of suppressed rage, he decides to unleash an explosive campaign of vengeance to hunt down the men who took everything from him.

Monkey Man Storyline
BTS photo of Dev Patel as Director of Monkey Man: Photo taken from Official Website of the Film

Monkey Man BTS:

  • Monkey Man film consists of a story about an underground fighter going on a solo path of vengeance. The trailer boasts all kinds of senseless violence. The film Monkey Man is rated R by  Motion Picture Rating, as the movie features strong bloody violence, mature language, drug use, and intense sexual content and nudity.
  • Monkey Man is set in a backdrop of a gritty urban landscape and the story follows a complex and enigmatic protagonist, combined with thrilling cinematic experience. The movie promises to captivate audiences worldwide with its gripping narrative and adrenaline-fueled action sequences, choreographed by Brahim Chab, who has worked with Jackie Chan.
  • The mask we see in the trailer will likely serve as a visual representation of the character’s evolution from the anonymity to a symbol of the people’s protector.
  • It is also reported that the script of Monkey Man was re-written by Dev Patel to fit the character of Sobhita Dhulipala after her auditions and she was selected as the prime choice for the role of heroine in the film.

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