Neill Blomkamp's Elysium is Crazy Sweaty Fun

Neill Blonkamp's first movie, District 9, was a sardonic, gut-punching masterpiece. His new movie, Elysium, is just a crazy over-the-top action movie. There's none of the depth or complexity of District 9, but there are cyborgs punching each each other in space. And that's awesome. » 8/09/13 9:00am 8/09/13 9:00am

Watch actors perform their very own death-defying stunts

Most Hollywood actors are forbidden from doing all but the simplest stunts, because of the studio's insurance policies. But some actors still demand to be in the thick of the action, while some comedians performed death-defying tricks before the term "stunt doubles" even existed. Discover who put themselves in mortal… » 7/04/13 5:00pm 7/04/13 5:00pm

Everybody wants to be in the Star Wars sequels except for Jason Statham

Total Film asked a wide variety of actors and directors if they'd like to be involved in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Episode VII. As it turns out, yes, most actors would like to be part of a movie that will likely make $1 billion... except for Jason Statham, who is far too important to lower himself to Ewok-level. » 3/13/13 2:40pm 3/13/13 2:40pm

Jason Statham will pay "significant amounts of money" to avoid…

There's a must-read interview with Jason Statham in the new issue of Details, in which he explains succinctly why greenscreen effects totally suck: » 3/20/12 11:20am 3/20/12 11:20am

New Trailer Shows That Gamer = Crank + Death Race

The first U.S. trailer for Gerard Butler's Gamer has come out, and it shows a nice mix of rough-and-ready convicts-trapped-in-a-video-game action. It's like Statham's Death Race, only on legs and reimagined by the Crank guys. » 5/11/09 8:30am 5/11/09 8:30am

“Crank 2” Is An Epic of Sleazy Darwinism

You know what to expect from Crank 2 in its very first seconds, when the words "Fuck You Chev Chelios" flash on screen in 8-bit videogame script. Because Chev is your hero. Spoilers ahead. » 4/17/09 5:28pm 4/17/09 5:28pm

Amy Smart Talks Crank 3 Possibilities And Dirty Hose Play

We shared a few minutes with Jason Statham's main Crank lady, and she spilled on upping the insanity-sex ante from the original, beating up Bai Ling, and a possible third Crank movie. » 4/14/09 5:04pm 4/14/09 5:04pm

Bai Ling Wrote Her Own Crank 2 Dialogue

Crank 2's script may have been the "most offensive" Jason Statham ever read - but that was before costar Bai Ling rewrote it. Bai told us about catfights, upskirts and the craziest movie ever. Spoilers! » 4/07/09 3:30pm 4/07/09 3:30pm

Crank High Voltage Trailer Gives Jason Statham One Hour To Live

The brand new Crank High Voltage spot shows the not-dead-yet Chev Chelios sporting a robotic heart with the battery power of one hour. When the power's out, it's time to taste a power cable. » 3/13/09 12:49pm 3/13/09 12:49pm

Jason Statham Makes Out With A Jumper Cable. We're So Turned On Right…

Chev Chelios is back, and we couldn't be happier. We're looking forward to Crank 2's insane antics, especially its 1,000 ways of torturing Jason Statham while keeping him sexy. New pics await you, below. » 2/11/09 7:00am 2/11/09 7:00am

Find Out Why The Hell Chev Chelios Is Still Alive In Crank 2 Trailer

The number one question on everyone's mind with Crank 2 is, How the heck is Chev still alive and kicking? This trailer lays it all on the line. » 1/16/09 7:00am 1/16/09 7:00am

Crank 2 Poster Delivers Exactly What We Want From Statham

Pain, violence, gross pulsing veins — yep, Crank 2 is delivering all the goods I want from this cracked-out Jason Statham flick. Check out each poster separately below. » 1/15/09 7:00am 1/15/09 7:00am

On the Set of Crank 2, Whose Script Is the "Most Offensive" Statham's…

Click to view » 8/28/08 8:20am 8/28/08 8:20amWhy is Jason Statham so angry in this new set picture? Probably because an evil mobster cut out his heart and replaced it with a machine, and now he has to shock himself every few minutes. "High voltage is an understatement," he said about the movie. "They locked themselves in a room for three days with…

Death Race Is Car Porn For A Dystopian Internet Age

Click to viewDeath Race is full of awesome exploding car-fu, but it's in the service of a crash course (sorry) in dystopia for the Internet age. The race in question is a prison game which nobody can ever really win, webcast to millions of viewers who might as well be in prison. In fact, Death Race is a good object… » 8/21/08 11:30am 8/21/08 11:30am

Jason Statham Clearly Needs To Kill Everyone In Death Race

Click to view » 8/18/08 10:51am 8/18/08 10:51amFramed character Jensen Ames (Jason Statham) got a raw deal when meany-face prison warden Joan Allen framed him for murder just so she could use his racing abilities in her prison car race game, Death Race. The resulting movie includes murder, deadly car races and Joan being evil, but somehow this newly…

Rumors Put Marvel At The Bottom Of The Casting Barrel

An off-handed comment from Jason Statham to the L.A. Times » 8/06/08 8:30am 8/06/08 8:30am has sparked speculation that Statham could play blind lawyer/superhero Daredevil. Famed artist Frank Miller, who was sitting there when Statham made the comments, said he approved of the casting, further fueling the speculation that the duo could collaborate…

First Look At Death Race's Deadly Mask

The official website for Death Race, the quasi-remake of road-rage classic Death Race 2000 starring Jason Statham, just went live. And it includes this glimpse of the metal mask that Statham wears as Frankenstein, the star racer of the prison where he's locked up. Statham wears that mask as he pretends to be the dead… » 7/01/08 5:00pm 7/01/08 5:00pm

First Look At Gerard Butler As A Video-Game Killer

Here's the first picture of Gerard Butler from Game, the movie about prisoners being forced to play a deadly game to the death, while they're controlled by spoiled teenagers. He looks every bit the psycho killing machine, dealing out death and destruction at the whim of his rich online controller. Writer/directors… » 6/17/08 11:20am 6/17/08 11:20am

Fiery Blasts Don't Compensate For Death Race's Wimpiness

Boom goes the dynamite, as Jason Statham unflinchingly walks away from a splodey fireball, as his new film Death Race desperately tries to resurrect some of the bad-ass cred that it lost by reducing the gore content from the original Death Race 2000. Sorry buddy — Walk away from as many explosions as you like, this… » 6/06/08 8:40am 6/06/08 8:40am

Totally Gross Crank 2 Set Photos

On the heels of Iron Man's radical chest surgery, Jason Statham sports a huge-ass incision down the front of his chest, plus bloodied scratches, on the set of Crank 2, which is filming in Malibu. An evil Chinese mobster has stolen Chev Chelios' heart. And no, not in the "love that dare not speak its name" kind of way.… » 5/21/08 8:40am 5/21/08 8:40am