Must Watch: Jason Statham in Official Trailer for 'The Mechanic'
by Alex Billington
November 16, 2010
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:
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.
I'll watch Statham do his action thing in almost any movie!!!! I'm all in for this one!
atg2040 on Nov 16, 2010
i won't, #1. no offense, but this looks like another cookie-cutter action film from statham......i'll pass.
beavis on Nov 16, 2010
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
I am... on Nov 16, 2010
this looks epic i cant wait jason rules & ben foster is a bonus xD
A5J4DX on Nov 16, 2010
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.
dRailer on Nov 16, 2010
Looks like the perfect movie!
Robbie on Nov 16, 2010
I'm in, but only on DVD................I just don't want to pay $13 for first run anymore.
Rosalee on Nov 16, 2010
Looks great!!Statham and Foster! Look out!!
jah p on Nov 16, 2010
Foster an epic badass, Statham an even more epic badass. I'm in.
Xerxex on Nov 16, 2010
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
DoomCanoe on Nov 16, 2010
im always surprised at level of badassery Ben Foster can pull off in his appearance
matt on Nov 16, 2010
nice... cant wait to check this out
KING on Nov 16, 2010
now thats the buisness 😛
DaftPUNKFAN on Nov 16, 2010
Where does the QR code at the end lead to, anyone tried?
Nathaniel on Nov 16, 2010
i heard about this remake a few months ago and i checked out the original with Bronson. Well worth it, i recommend it.
andi on Nov 16, 2010
Heh, ok, DVD.
Mark on Nov 16, 2010
I am in.. Some big blow ups.. Statham at this best.
Nithin on Nov 16, 2010
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 😉
crank it up on Nov 17, 2010
Eli on Nov 20, 2010
Always A Statham Fan Even in Crank 2. Ben Foster Is The Man. Needs To Be In More Films.
NafiisW on Dec 13, 2010
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