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by the good people at MACRO

Apr 6, 2024


From broken toes to hardcore body weight exercises, Dev Patel almost killed himself trying to deliver Monkey Man to an audience. His Reddit AMA revealed his path to a road less traveled

Just how far would you go to bring your passion project to life?

Dev Patel reckoned with the weight of this question while creating Monkey Man, the action thriller (out now) that marks his directorial and screenwriting debut.

The film (produced by Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw) is set in India and stars Patel as a young street fighter who is hellbent on seeking revenge against those who wronged him. That same resolve carried the 33-year-old star to the finish line against every filming hurdle imaginable.


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