Javon Walton & Dascha Polanco on Sylvester Stallone – Hollywood Life
The Samaritans not your top run superhero movie. Sylvester Stallone Prime Video stars follow a 13-year-old boy who suspects his mysterious neighbor is a legend hiding in plain sight. This neighbor, played by Stallone, used to be the Samaritan supervillain of Granite City, but he is believed to have been dead for many years. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Javon “wants” Walton and Dascha Polanco about starring alongside Rocky Icon.
“Working with Sly is fun, man. It was great to be able to talk boxing with him like every day on set,” Javon said HollywoodLife. “I absolutely loved that part. But to be part of an action movie with Sly for my first feature film is definitely something else. He’s just a great actor, and I got to learn a lot from him, which I love. He taught me a lot. He’s a super smart, super smart guy. We had a lot of great shots.”
Dascha admits that co-starring Stallone was a fulfilling moment for her. “It was like, how do you watch this person on film, and then you become an actress? And then you are working with him? Always a moment for you [be] like, is this really happening? But I must say that Stallone is a very wise and intelligent man, as Wanna said, but he is a generous actor. He is a respectable actor. You can learn a lot from him. He was very grounded, and I felt like he brought that into the set, creating a space for all of us to work together. And you need that.”
She continued, “I think through what this movie is going through in the midst of what the world is going through, it’s ironic that in this movie something is happening in this world. , in this community, and we got through it. I like the message, basic message, different approach, there are many layers to this. It’s not your usual superhero movie. There’s something for everyone in it. We can all relate to it. “
Stallone knows a thing or two about boxing after playing Rocky Balboa for decades. Javon is a rising boxing star of his own. While they didn’t give each other boxing instructions, the 16-year-old noted that Stallone “has hands. He can throw a little, man. Great to see that. “
When it comes to superhero movies, people always talk about sequels. The Happiness alum more than anything else The Samaritans movie. “Oh, I hope so. That was amazing. A sequel? Do it. When is the contract? ‘ Javon quipped. The Samaritans will be available to stream on August 26, exclusively on Prime Video.