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'Homefront' Trailer: Jason Statham Vs. James Franco

Hurry and check the weather report to see if there are pigs flying about today because this is one movie matching you might never ever have expected to see otherwise.

In "Homefront," the first trailer for which has dropped today at Yahoo! MoviesJason Statham (a.k.a. the dude who does not shift from his butt-kicking on-screen persona ... ever) stars as a former DEA agent who tries to make cozy new digs for himself and his kid in Nowheresville, USA but quickly finds himself smack dab in the middle of a seedy meth ring run by James Franco l'artiste.

To repeat: that's Jason Statham and James Franco together. In a movie. Just wait, it gets better (read: so much worse).

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'Expendables 3': Mel Gibson's Gone Bad

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Do we smell a comeback? We're all for being optimistic… but let's give it the ol' wait and see.

Entertainment Weekly reports that Mel Gibson has signed on to "The Expendables 3", the third installment of Sylvester Stallone's explosion-filled, testosterone-heavy action series. Gibson will play the film's resident bad guy, confirming previous rumors that the actor/director was in talks for the franchise. He will join an impressive collection of action stars, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Milla Jovovich and Jackie Chan. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Entertainment Weekly

Mel Gibson Joining 'The Expendables 3' Cast? Sly's Twitter Hints Maybe

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Is Mel Gibson the latest smoldering gent to land a role in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming blow-em-up flick "The Expendables 3?"

Maybe so ... if you can believe the wonderful world of celebrities on Twitter.

The famed "Rocky" actor and all around wiiise guy tweeted this not-so-cryptic message to his account earlier this week, declaring "Max Max vs Barney Ross....."

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Filed Under: Movie News | Source: IndieWire

Infographic: The Jason Statham Ass-Kick Count

254: The number of combined victims of "Redemption" star Jason Statham ass-kickings over his film career, as we've tallied and created visual representation for exclusively here on NextMovie.


What constitutes an 'ass-kicking'? Glad you asked. It ranges from as harmless as "incapacitating a bad guy to question him" to as devastating as "stabbing a bad guy in the neck." (Stabbings were deemed allowable because Statham is usually doing something cool with his knives, like throwing them or spinning them in his hand for no reason.)

Do guns count? Of course not.

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Jason Statham Ass-Kick Count Infographic

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Filed Under: NextMovie Originals

9 Actors Who Play the Same Character in Every Movie

Redemption Lionsgate

Hang in Hollywood long enough, and you're bound to be typecast every now and then.

But for some actors, playing to type isn't just laziness or the final tremors of a fading career. Keeping their characters close to home is just what they do best, or at least what keeps the money flowing. And anyway, would you really want to see Jason Statham falling head-over-heels for Katherine Heigl in some lame romantic comedy? Neither would we. Get More »

'Fast 7': Jason Statham Talks Villainous Role with MTV News

In an unedited interview with MTV News' Josh Horowitz, actor and professional ass-kicker Jason Statham discussed his upcoming projects ("Redemption", "Expendables 3"), potentially working with his dream directors (who doesn't love David Fincher?), and the last time he had a full head of hair ("1973, was it?").

However, what we're really interested in is Statham's post-credits appearance in this summer's "Fast & Furious 6", and what this means for the next installment of the franchise. Get More »

Filed Under: Check This | Source: MTV

Jason Statham Is the Most Badass 'Hummingbird' Ever In New Trailer

There's been a lot of talk over the past year about the 99% and the 1% and all that, but if you think fiscal inequality is a new problem, just try telling that to Robin Hood. After all, the guy was stealing from the rich and giving to the poor back when wheels were square.

And now, thanks to Jason Statham, we have the latest version of the classic Robin Hood story, as the new YouTube trailer for "Hummingbird" shows the cinematic badass not just robbing from the rich but also smacking the hell out of them.

Who needs a bow when your fists are registered weapons? Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: YouTube

Jason Statham's Appeal With the Ladies: An Amateur Survey

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A Jason Statham movie has a few certainties: Jason will beat the crap out of some bad guys. Jason will shoot other bad guys, and they will die from their gunshot wounds. And Jason will seduce a young lady or two.

I'm confident that Mr. Statham can beat people up. He's probably good at shooting things and making things blow up, too. It was the last part that produced some skepticism in me, having never heard any female friend of mine gush about Jason Statham the way they had about, say, Channing Tatum or Matt Damon or Steve Zahn. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Expendables 2' and More

Jason Statham and Sylvester Stallone in "The Expendables 2" Lionsgate

This week: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and more aging action heroes are back to blow things up in the explosive "The Expendables 2."

Also new this week is a collection of Quentin Tarantino movies handpicked by the filmmaker himself, the Blu-ray debut of 1975's "Zorro" starring Alain Delon and a Criterion Collection edition of the formerly maligned/recently praised 1980 Western "Heaven's Gate." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

Jason Statham Is a Rootin' Tootin' Bandit in 'Parker' Trailer


Ready to see Hollywood's resident tough guy Jason Statham kick even more ass? Good, cause ya know, there's just not enough of that these days.

The first trailer for Statham's latest violence romp, "Parker," has just dropped. In addition to presenting the gun-toting, fierce zinger-ringing Statham we all know and love so well, he's also pulling a bit of a "Robin Hood" act in the feature ... with himself as the beneficiary, of course.

Statham's Parker is an ethical thief who's got two rules: "don't steal from people who can't afford it" and "don't hurt people who don't deserve it." Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers
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