JASON STATHAM


He is a British actor , film producer , former diver and former model.
He has appeared in lots of films and his career is incredible!

We remember: Guy Ritchie ‘s films such as Lock & Stock (1998) and Snatch (2000), in other films, such as the action thrillers of The Transporter trilogy (2002). -2008), the film The Italian Job (2003), the action film Crank (2006), the action film Rogue – The lonely (2007), the action thriller Death Race (2008), the crime film The Perfect Heist (2008) and the popular action film series The Expendables (2010-2014).
His most famous success is in 2013 Statham with the Fast & Furious saga : he debuts in it playing Deckard Shaw in  Fast & Furious 6 , reprising this role in Fast & Furious 7 (2015) as the main antagonist, in Fast & Furious 8 (2017) as supporting character and in the spin-off Fast & Furious – Hobbs & Shaw (2019) as the protagonist alongside Dwayne Johnson . In 2015 Statham starred in the film Spy .

In 2001 he appeared in The One  in the film Mean Machine in the role of the psychopath Monaco (The Monk). The film is a remake of the famous 1974 film The Dirty Last Destination . In 2002 he got his first absolute leading role thanks to Luc Besson who hired him as a producer for the action film The Transporter (and then also for his two sequels, Transporter: Extreme of 2005 and Transporter 3 of 2008); Statham plays Frank Martin , ex-mercenary of the special forces, specialized in the transport of top secret packages, who helps the young Lai ( Shu Qi ) to stop the illegal trafficking of Chinese in French territory, with the help of police inspector Tarconi.
In 2003 he starred alongside Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron in the action film The Italian Job , a remake of Peter Collinson’s 1969 film The Italian Job with Michael Caine . Statham also voices a couple of video games, Red Faction II and Call of Duty .  In 2007 he returned to the set with Jet Li for the action film Rogue – The Lonely . In 2008 he appeared in the crime film The Perfect Robbery and in the action thriller Death Race , a remake of 1975 ‘s Year 2000: Death Race ( 2000 ) with David Carradine and Sylvester Stallone . Also in the same year he reprises the role of Frank Martin in Olivier Megaton ‘s Transporter 3 . In 2009 he starred again with Amy Smart in Crank: High Voltage , the sequel to the film Crank of 2006.
In 2010 he was in the cast of the action film The Mercenaries – The Expendables , with Sylvester Stallone (who plays the triple role of actor, director and co-writer) and Mickey Rourke and again alongside Jet Li  ; Jason Statham plays Lee Christmas , second-in-command of a small international group of seasoned mercenaries led by the skilled Barney Ross ( Sylvester Stallone ). In 2011 , Statham was Arthur Bishop in Simon West ‘s The Mechanic, remake of Michael Winner ‘s 1972 film of the same name with Charles Bronson . Also in the same year he starred in the film Killer Elite with Clive Owen and Robert De Niro .

He worked with other famous actors such as  Arnold Schwarzenegger , Bruce Willis , Chuck Norris , Jean-Claude Van Damme and Scott Adkins , who go to join Sylvester Stallone , Jet Li , Dolph Lundgren , Terry Crews and Randy Couture already present in the first film of the saga . On st1 August 2012, the project for the action-thriller film Homefront was made official , in which Jason Statham is the protagonist and the screenwriter of the film is Sylvester Stallone.

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