Watch: Jason Statham in UK Trailer for Gritty 'Hummingbird' Thriller
"They say you're a hard man. It's a hard city." After the absolute garbage that was Parker, this trailer for Hummingbird should get fans of Jason Statham excited. In what looks to be a gritty and grounded thriller, Statham seems to be in rare form as a damaged ex-special forces soldier named Joey Jones who is homeless after going on the run from a military court-martial. It feels very similar to Dead Man Down, but thankfully, it doesn't have the ludicrous action that Statham has taken on enough in The Transporter and Crank (though those films are fun). It could be Statham's best film since The Bank Job in 2008. Watch it!
Here's the first trailer for Steven Knight's Hummingbird, originally from Yahoo UK:
Eastern Promises writer Steven Knight makes his directorial debut with Hummingbird, from a script he wrote himself. The story follows a damaged ex-special forces soldier named Joey Jones (Jason Statham) who is homeless after running from a military court-martial. After losing his love, he becomes trapped in London’s criminal underworld, but opportunity enables him to assume another man’s identity and transform into an avenging angel. Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Siobhan Hewlett, Christian Brassington and Ian Pirie star in the film hitting the UK on May 17th, and US theaters sometime this year.