WHO’S IN IT?
Jason Statham (The Transporter), Tommy Lee Jones (Men in Black), Jessica Alba (Awake), Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Sam Hazeldine (’71), Rhatha Phongam (Only God Forgives), Natalie Burn (The Expendables 3)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Dennis Gansel (The Wave), director; Philip Shelby (Survivor) and Tony Mosher (film debut), writers; William Chartoff (Creed), Robert Earl (The Expendables), John Thompson (Homefront) and David Winkler (Rocky Balboa), producers; Mark Isham (Crash), composer; Daniel Gottschalk (The Fourth State), cinematographer; Ueli Christen (Anatomy), Michael J. Duthie (Universal Soldier) and Todd E. Miller (The Purge: Anarchy), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Following the death of his partner, Arthur Bishop (Statham) retires from being a contract killer. However, when his girlfriend Gina (Alba) is kidnapped, Bishop is forced to travel around the world and complete three impossible assassinations, making them all look like accidents…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The sequel to the remake of the Charles Bronson action-thriller sounds as generic as they come, but when Jason Statham is playing the lead it’s hard to resist his on-screen charisma no matter how silly it can all become.