Despite a few shortcomings, director Simon West’s remake of the 1972 thriller The Mechanic delivers an adrenaline-fueled ride, with star Jason Statham shining as a methodical hit man out for revenge.
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The Mechanic star Jason Statham discusses stepping into a role made famous by Charles Bronson, working with Donald Sutherland and Ben Foster, stunt work, and that inevitable Expendables sequel.
Simon West, director of Con Air and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, talks about remaking the cult-classic thriller The Mechanic, the performance of star Jason Statham, NBC’s The Cape and more.
The stars and crew of The Mechanic talk about remaking the 1972 Charles Bronson classic about an elite hit man who takes the son of his murdered mentor under his wing and goes in search of the killer. The movie, which stars Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Tony Goldwyn and Donald Sutherland, opens Friday.
Fully intending to capitalize on the mancave mentality of The Expendables, Millennium Films plan to follow Sly Stallone’s latest comeback with another movie for men – and CBS Films is there to help them.