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Must Watch: Jason Statham in Official Trailer for 'The Mechanic'

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November 16, 2010
Source: MSN

The Mechanic Trailer

A good mechanic is hard to find. As expected, after the debut of that gun-filled teaser poster yesterday, CBS Films has premiered the official trailer on MSN for Simon West's The Mechanic starring the always badass Jason Statham as yet another crafty, violent hitman. This is an action-packed modern remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson film and Arthur Bishop (Statham) eventually takes on an apprentice, played by Ben Foster. The plot is a bit more complex than that, but you get the idea. This doesn't look bad at all, but it doesn't look like much more than your standard hitman action flick, but I hope I'm wrong about that. Watch this below!

Watch the official theatrical trailer for Simon West's The Mechanic:

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An action-thriller centered on an assassin (Jason Statham) and a young man who becomes an apprentice.

The Mechanic was directed by British filmmaker Simon West, of memorable blockbusters like Con Air, The General's Daughter, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and When a Stranger Calls. The screenplay was written by first-time feature writer Karl Gajdusek, whose only other writing credit is for the TV show "Dead Like Me". This is a remake of The Mechanic from 1972 starring Charles Bronson and directed by Michael Winner. The Mechanic was picked up by CBS Films and will arrive in theaters starting on January 28th early next year.

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  • atg2040
    I'll watch Statham do his action thing in almost any movie!!!! I'm all in for this one!
  • beavis
    i won't, #1. no offense, but this looks like another cookie-cutter action film from statham......i'll pass.
  • I am…
    Well, the whole movie is in the trailer anyway. lolll! That should go straight to DVD. What a waste. I loved the other trailer better as you could see that girl in full view! on the bed
  • A5J4DX
    this looks epic i cant wait jason rules & ben foster is a bonus xD
  • dRailer
    if this ends anything like the original, it won't be the "typical" hitman flick. Guess we'll see. I just hope they removed the wrist slitting part, that I recall seemed to take a good 30 minutes.
  • Robbie
    Looks like the perfect movie!
  • Rosalee
    I'm in, but only on DVD................I just don't want to pay $13 for first run anymore.
  • jah p
    Looks great!!Statham and Foster! Look out!!
  • Xerxex
    Foster an epic badass, Statham an even more epic badass. I'm in.
  • DoomCanoe
    Ben Foster is in my opinion one of the best supporting actors I've seen in the last 10 years every side roll he does is just sooooooooooo gooooood
  • matt
    im always surprised at level of badassery Ben Foster can pull off in his appearance
  • KING
    nice... cant wait to check this out
  • DaftPUNKFAN
    now thats the buisness 😛
  • Nathaniel
    Where does the QR code at the end lead to, anyone tried?
  • andi
    i heard about this remake a few months ago and i checked out the original with Bronson. Well worth it, i recommend it.
  • Heh, ok, DVD.
  • Nithin
    I am in.. Some big blow ups.. Statham at this best.
  • crank it up
    Trailer was too long; showed too much. Statham is nearly always entertaining to watch. I'll skip the DVD though and get the Blu-ray 😉
  • Eli
    whatever.
  • NafiisW
    Always A Statham Fan Even in Crank 2. Ben Foster Is The Man. Needs To Be In More Films.

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