Jason Statham In Talks For Parker

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Jason Statham is in talks to star in the new thriller Parker from director Taylor Hackford, according to Variety.

The film follows the story of a thief who is forced to be killer, but still lives by his own honor system that doesn't allow him to steal money from people who need it. He will do whatever is necessary to keep to that bond, no matter what the cost.

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Statham is known for his action roles, so this film just might be perfect for him.

No word on a filming start date or a release date.

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Jason Statham was born in London and initially started his career in driving, placing 12th in the World Championships in 1992.  Statham began to move into his acting career starting as a model for companies such as French Connection.

In 1998, Statham made his film debut in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.  Statham would quickly find movie fame, with a second Guy Ritchie film, Snatch, in 2000 and roles in Ghosts of Mars and The One in 2001.

Beginning with 2001, Statham became a big name in action movies proving he was more than just Guy Ritchie's favorite star, when he starred in The Transporter in 2002 and its followup in 2005. 

Since then, Jason has had an impressive film resume that includes several successful movies that keep yielding sequels including The Italian Job and Crank.  Don't expect Statham's career to slow down anytime soon.

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