Film School: Monkey Man (2024)

Monkey Man (2024) Monkey Man (2024)

Be the movie you want to see.

Origin

“I was gonna only be the funny sidekick in a movie like this, or the guy that hacks the mainframe” – Monkey Man star, director, writer, and producer Dev Patel explains to Simon Mayo that, in order to see the kind of action movie he imagined, he had to just make it himself:

Dev Patel’s Monkey Man Watchlist & Filming Challenges (via Letterboxd):

Themes

Production

The full, wild story in Variety has more of this:

Universal Studios featurette on Monkey Man, Dev Patel’s Directorial Debut:

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