Jason Statham reprises his role as Arthur Bishop from the 2011 remake of the 1972 action thriller The Mechanic in 2016’s Mechanic: Resurrection. Lionsgate’s finally released an official trailer and poster for the sequel which is heading to theaters on August 26th. Directed by Dennis Gansel (The Fourth State, We Are the Night) from a script by Philip Shelby and Tony Mosher, the cast also includes Jessica Alba (taking a break from running her billion dollar business), Tommy Lee Jones, and Michelle Yeoh.
The Mechanic remake starring Statham, Ben Foster, and Donald Sutherland was directed by Simon West. Opening on January 28, 2011, the film grossed $11.4 million domestically over its opening weekend. Internationally, The Mechanic rang up $62 million in box office business before leaving theaters.
The Plot: Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 action thriller. When the deceitful actions of a cunning but beautiful woman (Jessica Alba) force him to return to the life he left behind, Bishop’s life is once again in danger as he has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.