UPDATE: Josh Hartnett (Wrath of Man, Pearl Harbor) is set to re-team with Director Guy Ritchie and join Jason Statham in the upcoming action thriller formerly known as Five Eyes.
The film is shooting now in Doha, Qatar and will soon move production to Turkey.
UPDATE: Actress Aubrey Plaza (Happiest Season) will be joining Jason Statham in Guy Ritchie’s Untitled action thriller formerly known as Five Eyes. Miramax is producing and financing with STX handling distribution.
Action star Jason Statham (Hobbs & Shaw) is set to reunite with Snatch director Guy Ritchie (Aladdin) for the spy thriller Five Eyes.
The film features Statham as “MI6 guns-and-steel agent who is recruited by a global intelligence alliance to track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology that threatens to disrupt the world order. Reluctantly paired with CIA high-tech expert, Fortune sets off on a globe-trotting mission where he will have to use all of his charm, ingenuity and stealth to track down and infiltrate billionaire arms broker.”
STXfilms will be handling distribution in the U.S., U.K. and Ireland, with STXinternational launching sales to foreign buyers at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival.