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AFM: Jason Statham’s ‘Mechanic: Resurrection’ Set for Jan. 22, 2016

Lionsgate has dated Jason Statham’s “Mechanic: Resurrection” for release on Jan. 22, 2016

Shooting started in Bangkok, Thailand on Nov. 4 with Statham reprising his title role as a master assassin who faked his death, in an attempt to walk away from his former profession, in order to lead a peaceful and quiet retirement.

Millenium Films is selling foreign rights at AFM.

Jessica Alba  and Tommy Lee Jones also star. Dennis Gansel directs the thriller from a screenplay by Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher, Rachel Long and Brian Pittman.

“Mechanic: Resurrection” is being produced by William Chartoff, David Winkler, John Thompson and Frank DeMartini. The executive producers are Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson and Mark Gill. Line producer in Thailand is Tom Waller of De Warrenne Pictures.

The 2011 original grossed $62 million worldwide.

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