When it’s time to reveal the official first look at your upcoming Jason Statham action movie where your grizzled leading man plays a professional assassin capable of wiping out a small army without breaking a sweat, you naturally default to…a shot of him and Jessica Alba looking concerned in the middle of a tropical paradise? Okay. Fair enough. Well, that’s our first look at Mechanic: Resurrection, the sequel to 2011’s The Mechanic, which was a remake of the 1972 film of the same name. The exact details of the follow-up haven’t been revealed, but we do know that something (oh, maybe the abduction of certain someone whose name rhymes with Fessica Schmalda) will compel Statham’s retired hitman to return to his former career and kill a whole bunch of people. With a release date of August 26, 2016, we’ll know soon enough.

If you see a headline that reads “Karl Urban Talks Dredd 2,” you can easily translate it as “Karl Urban Likes Working And Will Not Shut Down Any Options, No Matter How Unlikely They Are.” 2012’s Dredd was a box office bomb that developed a strong following after the fact, with people warming up to the film’s over-the-top action, strange world, and Urban’s insanely committed leading performance in the comfort of their own homes. And every few months, someone brings up the idea of a sequel and everyone foolishly gets their hopes up for about thirty seconds. Anyway, the most recent bit of news on this front is that a dedicated fan mocked up a fake Netflix page for Dredd 2 and Urban himself directly mentioned the streaming giant (and its direct competitor, Amazon) on Twitter, saying that he’d be interested. Of course, that would involve Netflix or Amazon ponying up cash for Dredd 2 and that just isn’t going to happen anytime soon.

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