Jason Statham News

New in Theaters: ‘The Expendables 3,’ ‘The Giver,’ ‘Let’s Be Cops’

12:48 PM 8/16/2014 by Logan Falk
The Giver
This weekend brings an interesting mix of new releases to theaters—we have some tongue-in-cheek mindless action, some young-adult dystopian literature-turned-film, and a risqué buddy cop comedy (sort of). The good news: a wide spectrum of genres that would normally attract lots of moviegoers. The bad news: not one of the new releases is getting good reviews, which may scare any moviegoers away.
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Jason Statham Searching For Action Role In China

feedproxy.google.com – According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Statham, who is currently in Beijing as part of the global promotional tour of his new film The Expendables 3, has voiced his continued interest in finding a suitable Chinese action film project in which to star.Statham starred alongside Taiwanese actress Shu Qi for Hong Kong director Corey Yuen in his career-making 2002 film, The Transporter, and has been hoping to work in Asia ever since. 8 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Paul Feig Taps Offshore Talent For Melissa McCarthy Spy Tale

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: An international spy comedy needs some offshore talent, and director Paul Feig has found his for Spy, the comedy that stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Bobby Cannavale, Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson and Miranda Hart. Feig has added Bollywood star Nargis Fakhri, British comic actor Peter Serafinowicz and Swedish comedian Bjorn Gustafsson.

22 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee

Tony Jaa Resumes Production on "Fast and Furious 7"

5:09 PM 3/20/2014 by Senh Duong
Vin Diesel and Tony Jaa in "Fast and Furious 7"
According to an interview with Action Elite, international action star Tony Jaa will rejoin the cast in June to finish his scenes for Fast and Furious 7. He had already shot some scenes with the late Paul Walker, and those scenes will apparently be kept in the film -- looks like the producers will try to preserve as much footage with Walker as they can to celebrate and honor him.
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Jude Law spies a role alongside Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham in SUSAN COOPER!

aintitcool.com – Jude Law in talks to join SUSAN COOPER, directed by Paul Feig, and starring Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, and Rose Byrne. Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya... This SUSAN COOPER movie just got yet another big-name British actor. The Wrap announced that Jude Law is joining Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, and Rose Byrne on Paul Feig's upcoming spy comedy, which has McCarthy and Statham pairing off as a couple of international spooks. 29 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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Jason Statham to Join Melissa McCarthy in Fox’s ‘Susan Cooper’

variety.com – After flirting with the project last fall, Jason Statham is ready to team up with Melissa McCarthy as an unlikely spy duo in 20th Century Fox’s “Susan Cooper.” Reports in October indicated that Statham had met with director Paul Feig but the actor was uncommitted as he was still weighing other options. 30 weeks 5 days ago via brucelee
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Transporter Franchise Moving Forward With A Planned Prequel Trilogy, No Jason Statham

cinemablend.com – Just last night we learned that Jason Statham is in the mix of creating a new franchise for himself, now attached to star in The Mechanic 2, but today arrives news that he is leaving another one behind. Luc Besson's production company EuropaCorp has announced that they will be moving forward with yet another film in the Transporter series, but that Statham won't return and that the sequel will actually end up being more of a reboot. 33 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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Jason Statham Won't Star In 'Transporter 4,' But Will Return For 'The Mechanic 2'

fb.indiewire.com – It would seem that even Jason Statham has his limits. The action star doesn't always have the most discerning decision making process, and combined with a rather limited and defined range, it means his movies usually fit into a very specific box. But when it comes to the franchise that made his name, he's walking away from it slowly (as something surely explodes behind him).

33 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Jason Statham To Return For The Mechanic 2

cinemablend.com – There is nothing in cinema more reliable than Jason Statham - which is a nice way of saying the action star makes the same movie over and over again. But who cares as long as it’s full of clear, concise, well-shot R-rated action? Statham doesn’t fool around with the formula, which is what made 2011’s The Mechanic so enjoyable for his hardcore fans, and so inoffensively skippable to those who have grown tired of the formula. 33 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
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Jason Statham On Superhero Movies: "You Wouldn't See Me Rushing To The Cinema"

comicbookmovie.com – Jason Statham -- who has made a career out of starring in the same movie over and over again with different titles -- just ain't a fan of the 'ol superhero flick. In a previous interview, when asked if there was any chance he'd appear in the new Star Wars movie, the actor revealed that anything sci-fi/fantasy related just wasn't in his wheelhouse. 42 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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