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Watch: 'Monkey Man' Dev Patel defeats opponents with kitchen utensils

Dev Patel directs and stars in "Monkey Man." File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI
Dev Patel directs and stars in "Monkey Man." File Photo by Chris Chew/UPI

March 11 (UPI) -- Universal Pictures released a clip from Monkey Man on Monday. The film opens April 5 in theaters.

Dev Patel stars as an underground fighter and vigilante. Patel also directed the film and cowrote it with Paul Angunawela and John Collee.

The clip shows Patel take on multiple attackers in a kitchen. He uses kitchen utensils as weapons and slams opponents into glass doors.

Monkeypaw's Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld produce with Thunder Road Films' Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee, producers of the John Wick series and Silent Night.

Sharlto Copley, Pitobash, Vipin Sharma, Sikandar Kher, Sobhita Dhulipala, Ashwini Kalsekar, Adithi Kalkunte and Makarand Deshpande also star.

Dev Patel plays an underground fighter and vigilante in the action movie "Monkey Man." File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Dev Patel plays an underground fighter and vigilante in the action movie "Monkey Man." File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Patel made his acting debut in the British series Skins and film debut in Slumdog Millionaire.

Sharlto Copley also stars in "Monkey Man." File Photo by Jason Szenes/UPI
Sharlto Copley also stars in "Monkey Man." File Photo by Jason Szenes/UPI