September 10, 2005 02:08:15 GMT
Lions Gate Films and Lakeshore Entertainment are grabbing hold of Jason Statham's new film, "Crank"
"Crank," an upcoming film starring Jason Statham as its lead role is in work. Lions Gate Films and Lakeshore Entertainment have both confirmed to produce the film with Lakeshore president Gary Lucchesi and Radical Media's Michael Davis in hand.
"Crank," which is based on an original screenplay by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, will star Statham as a hit man who goes on a one-day rampage after he discovers that he has been poisoned and must seek vengeance while trying to save himself and his girlfriend. It is set to begin principal photography in late October in Los Angeles.