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Jason Statham Joins Indie Thriller 'Hummingbird'

Nov 02, 2011 | 4:57pm EDT

6828386.jpgJason Statham is set to star in the action drama Hummingbird, reports. He'll play an ex-Special Forces soldier-turned-avenging angel in the film, the directorial debut of Eastern Promises writer Steve Knight. Indie film financing and production company IM Global will pony up the project's $20 million budget, which sounds about right for a Statham vehicle. The filmmakers are aiming to start production in London early next year.


Jason Statham last starred alongside Clive Owen and Robert De Niro in the little-seen thriller Killer Elite. He's currently at work on Expendables 2. Click below for more images of the actor:


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