January 24, 2006 09:44:46 GMT
Jet Li will play the title character in "Rogue (2006)," a thriller about an infamous assassin who has set off a crime war between two rival Asian mobs
Jet Li, the movie star best known for his portrayal in many action movies, is set to face off Jason Statham in the highly anticipated "Rogue (2006)."
The storyline centers on Jack Crawford, whose partner Tom Lone and Lone's family are killed by an assassin for the Chang crime family. Crawford becomes obsessed with finding the elusive and brutal killer, Rogue.
While Li is slated to play the title role, Statham will play the FBI agent Crawford. On board to direct the flick for Lionsgate is music video veteran Phillip G. Atwell. In the meantime, Cory Yuen gives hand as the film's martial arts action designer.