Statham to "Crank" It Up for Lions Gate

Hot off his success from "Transporter 2," tough-guy Jason Statham has signed a deal with Lions Gate to star in the high-concept action-flick "Crank," says The Hollywood Reporter.

The movie's about "a hit man who goes on a one-day rampage after he discovers that he has been poisoned and must seek vengeance while trying to save himself and his girlfriend. The film is based on an original screenplay by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, both of whom will direct in their debut."

(Editorial comment: This concept is "original" only to those who've never seen either version of "D.O.A.," but Statham's such a cool guy, we're willing to let it pass.)

Comments

CrazyGhost78

CrazyGhost78 CrazyGhost78

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Statham kicks ass, but this movie sounds incredibly cliche. Oh well, so was Transporter 1 & 2, but they were enjoyable nontheless.

Sep 12 - 07:39 PM

deffas1011

brett ors

[b]Been done.[/b]
Escape from New York and LA? Im sure there are pleennnnty of others... I'll definitely see it though.

Sep 13 - 09:54 AM

saiyajinX

Bryan Brooks

Statham kicks ass!!!! so I will have to go and see it even though the plot might have been done, and the movie will be cliche. Go Statham...the only true badass left

Sep 13 - 09:30 PM

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