Jason Statham Joins Untitled Hong Kong Based Action Movie
Jason Statham of “The Transporter” trilogy fame has taken a big leap by signing a Hong Kong-based unnamed action-thriller which will be made under the production of Gongming Cai and Julien Favre of China’s Road Pictures, Steven Chasman’s SJ Pictures and Jason Statham himself. Read On!
Yes, the handsome hunk will be seen doing stunts for which he is really very famous on the streets of China and Europe for the movie written by the writer of the “Salt” franchise Kurt Wimmer. The other famous movies for which Wimmer is known for are “Point Break,” “Total Recall” etc, whereas SJ Pictures’ Chasman is known for producing “The Bank Job” and three Transporter movies in which Statham played the role of a professional freelance courier driver named Frank Martin.
The announcement related to the upcoming movie was made during the “American Film Market” on November 5 where Chasman said, “Jason and I both have been wanting to work with Kurt for a long time.” He further stated, “He has such an incredible vision for this film that this collaboration is particularly exciting for us. The narrative Kurt creates is incredibly rich and while our story is rooted in adventure, it is also very much character-driven.”
Road Pictures of China’s Gongming Cai also said that this movie will prove to be the best opportunity for Statham to win over Chinese markets. He is the one of the most talented stars and has fans in all corners of the world. He can do anything as till date he has established a good rapport with the audience. Cai also expressed his expectation of starting a long-lasting and fruitful partnership with this project.
If we talk about the recent project of Road Picture’s then July month has seen the release of its Tang Wei starrer romantic comedy movie titled “Only You.” The studio is also planning to present Italian comedy “Men Vs Women” to audience in China by remaking it in Chinese language.
As far as the scheduled of Statham is concerned, the star was enjoying the success of his recently released movies titled “Spy” of Melissa McCarthy and seventh part of the “Fast and Furious” franchise named “Furious 7,” respectively. So, let us wish the entire team and the star all the very best for this nice project and stick to this place for more updates.
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