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Jason Statham exits Kevin Hart action-comedy weeks before production start

It would appear that Jason Statham is having a last minute change of heart. The actor was expected to join Kevin Hart in the action-comedy The Man From Toronto but Statham has now excited the project mere weeks before the start of production. Helmed by Patrick Hughes, the man behind The Expendables 3 & The […]

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Samuel L. Jackson Boards Retired Hitman Movie

Samuel L. Jackson is coming on board an untitled action movie, portraying a hitman coming out of retirement.The project is a return to familiar turf for Jackson, who played the title character in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” and memorably portrayed gangster Jules Winnfield in “Pulp Fiction,” receiving a best supporting actor nomination for the role.Endeavor Content […]

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Lionsgate Circling Sequel To ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ With Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson In Talks

Exclusive: Lionsgate is circling U.S. rights to The Hitman’s Bodyguard sequel The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. The distributor is likely to move on the pic we’re hearing but is waiting for confirmation on key cast. Lionsgate declined comment. As one trade announced off the back of marketing materials in Cannes, the sequel is due to reunite […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Cold War Spy in FilmNation’s ‘Ironbark’

Benedict Cumberbatch may have had a minor role in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, but the Brit star is set to up his espionage credentials thanks to upcoming thriller Ironbark.The film, being directed by Dominic Cooke (On Chesil Beach) from a script by Tom O’Connor (The Hitman’s Bodyguard), is based on the true story of Greville Wynne […]

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