“He Looks Like Amitabh Bachchan”

Samaritan Trailer Out, Internet Compares Sylvester Stallone To Amitabh Bachchan

In ‘Samaritan’, Sylvester Stallone plays the role of a superhero in hiding.

Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone to play the role of superhero in his upcoming movie Samaritan, which begins streaming on Amazon Prime in August. The video streaming service released the first trailer for the film on Wednesday (July 27), and many viewers noticed the actor’s strong resemblance to Amitabh Bachchan. The trailer of the film shows a fictional city known as Granite City, where crime is rampant. Stallone, a superhero in hiding, plays the character of Joe Smith who works as a garbage collector and spends his days collecting precious items from the garbage cans.

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Stallone doesn’t want to come out of hiding but soon crosses paths with Javon “Wanna” Walton who plays 13-year-old Sam Cleary in the film. He saves Walton from a gang of thugs and the teen decides to discover his secret. The movie shows Cleary trying to bring Samaritan back from hiding to help the city they live in.

Earlier this month, Amazon Prime Video had shared the poster of the film on its social media handles, prompting users to compare Stallone’s appearance to Amitabh Bachchan. Amazon Prime Video also gave the film’s release date on the poster, which is August 26.

The poster, which created a bus on social media, showed a lonely image of a modest hooded Stallone walking down a rainy alley. In a puddle on the floor, a reflection of the actor shows him in a superhero outfit, touted as his alter ego Samaritan.

“He looks like Amitabh Bacchan,” one user commented on Instagram. “For the first 5 minutes I thought he was BIG B, then I read Sylvester Stallone,” said another.

According to the press release, Amazon Prime said the plot for Samaritan is revealed through Cleary’s eyes.

The film depicts Stallone living as a reclusive neighbor of the 13-year-old, but in reality is a superhero long thought to be dead after a fight 20 years ago.

Sylvester Stallone is known for his appearances and action scenes in films such as rocky, credo, Rambo: First Blood Part II and Lock up.

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