Parker: Jason Statham on Tackling Literary Action Hero

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Jason Statham is back kicking butt, as seen in the Parker trailer. This time out, the U.K. born action hero is in Parker, based on a blockbuster book series. The character of Parker, a crook with a conscience, stems from the pages of author Donald E. Westlake and his twenty-something novels about the man of action. The veteran action star hooked up with an Oscar-nominated director for Parker known more for character stories than thrillers, Taylor Hackford.

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