Jason Statham signs for Bee Keeper thriller film at Miramax
Action star Jason statham is partnering again with Miramax Studios. Deadline reports that the Hobbs and Shaw star signed to star in The beekeeper, a “fast-paced thriller rooted in beekeeping mythology” adapted from a spec script by Kurt wimmer. According to Deadline, the studio has shelled out seven figures for the project and is currently looking for a director.
While not much else is known about the project at the moment, Statham and Wimmer are both committed to producing the film, alongside the CEO of Miramax. Invoice block, who expressed his enthusiasm in a statement to Deadline:
“The Bee Keeper explores universal themes with an unconventional story that will have fans sitting on the edge of their seats. We’re excited to bring another iconic and compelling film to audiences around the world. ”
Statham has worked with Miramax twice before, on the next one Guy ritchie project Five eyes, a spy thriller with also Aubrey Square and Hugh grant, as well as the recent Anger of man, another Ritchie project that recently grossed $ 104 million at the global box office. Ritchie was also a core director for Miramax, with his film gentlemen totaling more than $ 115 million in revenue worldwide.
While there is no actual plot synopsis available, fans can anticipate that The beekeeper will be just as intense as the rest of Statham’s career, the actor having made himself a staple of the action genre with projects like To spy, the Fast Furious franchise, and The Expendables. The film joins a host of other upcoming Miramax projects, including He is all that featuring Addison rae, Android Mother featuring Chloe Moretz, and the eagerly awaited Halloween kills featuring Jamie lee curtis.
No release date has been announced for The beekeeper, but Miramax is currently planning a production start date of September 2022, with on-location filming in London and Atlanta.
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