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‘Mechanic: Resurrection’ Trailer: Jason Statham Kicks Ass & Takes Names in Action-Packed Sequel

The action thriller is the follow-up to the 2011 film "The Mechanic."

Mechanic Resurrection

“Mechanic: Resurrection”

Back in 2011, action star Jason Statham became Arthur Bishop in the crime thriller “The Mechanic.” Five years later, he returns as the infamous hit man in the sequel, “Mechanic: Resurrection.”

After thinking his days as a hired gunman were over, Bishop’s most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life Gina, played by Jessica Alba. Putting his life once again in danger, he is forced to complete three more impossible assassinations in hopes of saving his beloved’s life. But, as always, the Mechanic plays by his own set of rules. 

The film is directed Dennis Gansel and also co-stars Michelle Yeoh and Tommy Lee Jones, with a snazzy goatee.

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“The Mechanic,” was a remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson classic, directed by Michael Winner, and made $62 million worldwide.

Statham is known for his big action roles in films like “Fast 7,” the “Transporter” franchise and “The Expendables.” He is currently filming the F. Gary Gray-directed flick “Fast 8,” where he will reprise his role as Deckard Shaw. His horror, sci-fi flick “Meg” is also in pre-production.

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“Mechanic: Resurrection” arrives in theaters on August 26.

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