Jason Statham is again in motion as a ruthless murderer within the upcoming thriller The Beekeeper.
The movie follows “one man’s brutal marketing campaign for vengeance takes on nationwide stakes after he’s revealed to be a former operative of a robust and clandestine group often known as ‘Beekeepers,’” in keeping with a press launch.
The pink band trailer — which dropped on Wednesday — reveals Statham in full motion mode as Mr. Clay, kicking and capturing his method by means of enemy territory alongside a forged, together with Josh Hutcherson, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Minnie Driver, Bobby Naderi, Phylicia Rashad and Jeremy Irons.
The primary scene within the trailer is fairly peaceable — Mr. Clay has simply created a backyard with buzzing beehives for his neighbor (Rashad), who tells him, “This place was crabgrass and weeds and also you introduced it again to life.”
The tone shifts when it’s revealed that Hutcherson’s character runs a rip-off group that swindled Mr. Clay’s neighbor out of her financial savings, who then tragically took her personal life.
Mr. Clay walks as much as a company constructing guarded by two suited males with weapons, asking, “You realize what they do right here? Scamming the weakest in our society.”
“Buddy, I’m counting to a few,” one among them says, to which Statham’s character replies, “One, two, three. There I did it for you,” earlier than punching the boys to the concrete and launching the trailer right into a world of gunfire, helicopters and backflips in opposition to a backdrop of crime and justice.
Directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad) and written by Kurt Wimmer (Expend4bles), The Beekeeper guarantees to up the ante within the newest slam-bang explosion-fueld Jason Statham journey, filled with one-liners like “I am gonna burn this place to the bottom” and “You are goddamn proper I am an issue.”
The Beekeeper is just in theaters January 12, 2024