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Stallone, Gibson, Banderas and Schwarzenegger star in new 'Expendables 3' posters

Stallone, Gibson, Banderas and Schwarzenegger star in new 'Expendables 3' posters

April 2 (UPI) -- Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas and Arnold Schwarzenegger are among the sixteen stars featured in new posters for the "Expendables 3" movie.
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'Fifth Estate' was the biggest movie flop of 2013, Forbes says

'Fifth Estate' was the biggest movie flop of 2013, Forbes says

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- "The Fifth Estate," a drama starring British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, was the biggest film flop of 2013, Forbes said.
Jason Statham to star in 'Layer Cake' sequel 'Viva La Madness'

Jason Statham to star in 'Layer Cake' sequel 'Viva La Madness'

Nov. 12 (UPI) --Jason Statham will replace Daniel Craig in the sequel to 2004 thriller "Layer Cake."
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Bruce Willis wanted $1M a day for 'Expendables 3'

Bruce Willis wanted $1M a day for 'Expendables 3'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Bruce Willis walked away from "The Expendables 3" because he wanted to be paid $1 million a day for four days work, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Harrison Ford replaces Bruce Willis in 'Expendables 3'

Harrison Ford replaces Bruce Willis in 'Expendables 3'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Sylvester Stallone said via Twitter Bruce Willis will be replaced by fellow Hollywood icon Harrison Ford in "Expendables 3," which starts filming this month.
'Parker,' starring Jennifer Lopez, tops movie-on-demand list

'Parker,' starring Jennifer Lopez, tops movie-on-demand list

PORTLAND, Ore., June 4 (UPI) -- "Parker," a crime thriller starring Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez, is the No. 1 movie-on-demand title in the United States, Rentrak announced.
Lopez not rushing latest relationship

Lopez not rushing latest relationship

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and singer Jennifer Lopez, 43, said she's not rushing things with her 25-year-old boyfriend, Casper Smart, because she's been "hasty in the past."
Golden Globes presenters list expanded

Golden Globes presenters list expanded

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx and Julia Roberts will join the list of presenters at the Golden Globe awards, event organizers in Hollywood said.
Streep, Clooney, Pattinson to be Golden Globes presenters

Streep, Clooney, Pattinson to be Golden Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Robert Pattinson, George Clooney and Meryl Streep are to help hand out awards at this weekend's Golden Globes ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said.

Stuntman killed on 'The Expendables 2' set

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A stuntman working on the Hollywood film "The Expendables 2" was killed and another man was seriously injured in an explosion in Bulgaria, police said.
'Tropic Thunder' stays No. 1

'Tropic Thunder' stays No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- "Tropic Thunder" held on to the No. 1 spot among U.S. movie-goers this weekend, Box Office Mojo said Sunday.

'10,000 B.C.' squashes opposition

LOS ANGELES, March 9 (UPI) -- The prehistoric epic "10,000 B.C." burst into U.S. theaters this weekend, leading four new movies into the Top 10.

Ring Productions lands 'Glad All Over'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A new, independent film company based in Florida is planning to start production next year for "Glad All Over," starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Crowd boos Madonna, Guy Ritchie

LONDON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- British filmmaker Guy Ritchie and Madonna were booed at the British premiere of "Revolver" for snubbing about 2,000 assembled star-watchers.

Jason Statham to star in 'Crank'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- "Transporter 2" star Jason Statham will star as a dying hit man in "Crank," a new film from Lions Gate and Lakeshore Entertainment.
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Jason Statham (pronounced /ˈsteɪθəm/; born 12 September 1967) is an English actor and former diver, known for his roles in the Guy Ritchie crime films Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; Revolver; and Snatch. Statham appeared in supporting roles in several American films, such as The Italian Job, as well as playing the lead role in The Transporter, Crank, The Bank Job, War (opposite martial arts star Jet Li), and Death Race. Statham also appeared alongside established action film actors Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jet Li and Dolph Lundgren in The Expendables. He normally performs his own fight scenes and stunts.

Statham was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Eileen (née Yates) and Barry Statham, a lounge singer. He moved to Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, where he chose not to follow his father's career working on the local market stalls, and decided to pursue the arts. He grew up with Vinnie Jones, alongside whom he would later go on to act. Vinnie introduced him to football, and Statham went on to play for the local grammar school (1978–83), which he had attended since the age of eleven, but his real passion was diving. He practised daily in perfecting his diving techniques — in particular, he finished 12th in the World Championships in 1992. He was also a member of Britain's National Diving Squad for twelve years.

Statham's life in the media began when he was spotted by a talent agent specialising in athletes while training at London's Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. Afterwards, he became a model for the clothing brand French Connection.

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