Jason Statham

First Look: James Franco and Jason Statham Are In an Action Movie, 'Homefront'

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by Nick Romano September 10, 2013 08:26 AM
Open Road Films
You just can't hold James Franco down, despite roasting him on stage for Comedy Central. The 'This Is the End' star has a new project coming up, and we're not talking about another ball-buster comedy or even some indie flick where he plays James Dean, William S. Burroughs or something. No, this is an action movie with Jason Statham.

'Fast and Furious 7' Star Jason Statham Talks His New Villainous Role

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by Eric Walkuski June 25, 2013 09:48 AM
Universal Pictures
Spoiler alert! If you're a fan of the 'Fast and Furious' franchise but haven't seen 'Fast and Furious 6,' you're kind of out of luck. We'll be delving into 'Fast and Furious 7' a bit here, specifically in regards to Jason Statham's impending bad guy. So if you fall into that unlikely group, stay away.

'Escape From New York' Remake to Star Jason Statham or Tom Hardy?

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by Jacob Hall March 26, 2013 11:30 AM
MGM
Although remaking John Carpenter's 'Escape From New York' is the kind of thing that makes us quietly shake our heads and contemplate developing a drinking problem, we'll be the first to admit that sliding an actor like Jason Statham or Tom Hardy into the lead role will go a long way toward alleviating the pain.

'Hummingbird' Trailer: Jason Statham Gets to Show Range

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by Damon Houx March 23, 2013 12:39 AM
Lionsgate
Though he's been wonderful in a lot of action movies, it's been a while since anyone asked Jason Statham to do much acting. One of the few B-movie stars whose movies don't go straight to video, and sort of the British Bruce Willis, Statham is usually stuck playing the cool professional, which makes his latest film 'Hummingbird' look slightly more interesting.

Sorry J.J. Abrams, Jason Statham Does Not Want to Star in 'Star Wars: Episode 7'

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by Mike Sampson March 14, 2013 10:12 AM
Worth1000
'Star Wars: Episode 7' has attracted the attention of many actors, from the original cast (who have signed on to return) to even those, like Olivia Munn, who are practically begging for a role. But there's one guy who bold enough to admit he wants no part of the new 'Star Wars' trilogy: Jason Statham.

'Parker' Review

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by Matt Singer January 28, 2013 03:43 PM
FilmDistrict
'Parker' is not Jason Statham's best movie, but it may have his defining onscreen moment, a perfect, succinct summation of everything pleasurable about his onscreen persona. His character, a thief and con man named Parker, has returned to his hotel room in Palm Beach. He's surprised by an assassin; since this is a Jason Statham movie, an elaborately choreographed fight scene ensues.
The assassin's weapon of choice is a knife and after he gets Parker in a headlock, he tries really hard to get Statham's face acquainted with the finer points of his blade. The knife keeps inching closer and closer to his eyeball -- so to save himself, Parker sticks up his hand and willingly lets the assassin stab him through his palm. The sacrifice gives him just enough of breather to gain the upper hand. That is The Cinema of Jason Statham in a nutshell: action and indomitable determination. His characters are all men who'll stop at nothing to win; an echo of Statham's onscreen work ethic -- he'll stop at nothing to entertain you. Even in a vehicle as average as "Parker," Statham still delivers an intensely committed performance.

'Parker' Exclusive: New TV Spot and Pic Prove "One Name Says It All"

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by Nick Romano January 11, 2013 02:52 PM
FilmDistrict
Jason Statham will be returning shortly to his action movie ways in 'Parker,' set to hit the big screen on Jan. 25th, and he won't be alone. Former 'American Idol' judge Jennifer Lopez is coming along for the ride as his sexy co-star, and while there've been numerous trailers and behind-the-scenes footage that show off this duo in action, we've got an exclusive new look for you.

'Parker' Featurette: Jason Statham Does What Jason Statham is Meant to Do

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by Damon Houx January 09, 2013 09:00 PM
Film District
Jason Statham  is one of the few B movie action stars that gets his films released theatrically these days, and there's something sad about that. This January brings his latest, 'Parker' and we've come to appreciate the latest Statham offerings as one might a 2 A.M. trip to a fast food joint: It may not be great, but it usually delivers what you were expecting.

Jason Statham's 'Heat' Remake Gets a New Director

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by Damon Houx November 01, 2012 07:30 PM
Getty Images
Calm down, calm down. Jason Statham, the world's foremost B-Movie star, is not tackling the Michael Mann epic that pitted Al Pacino against Robert De Niro. No, Statham is remaking the Burt Reynolds 'Heat' from 1986, and it was originally going to be helmed by Brian De Palma. Now it's going to be directed by Simon West.

'Parker' Trailer: The Jason Statham and J. Lo Movie You Didn't Know You Wanted

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by Britt Hayes October 03, 2012 12:30 PM
FilmDistrict
What's more ridiculous than Jason Statham robbing a bank as a priest? We can think of a few things, and they're all found in this new trailer for 'Parker,' the latest Jason Statham film that looks like... well, every Jason Statham film -- only this time he has Jennifer Lopez.