Jason Statham Is a Spy in Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre Trailer

STXfilms has released the official Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre trailer for Guy Ritchie’s upcoming action spy comedy film, featuring an all-star ensemble led by Jason Statham. The film will be arriving in theaters on January 21.

The video features a super spy as he leads his crew in a world-saving mission against a billionaire arms dealer. To get through him, they blackmail a Hollywood movie star to help them with their mission.

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Operation Fortune is directed by Guy Ritchie from a script written by Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies (The Gentlemen, Wrath of Man), with revisions by Ritchie. Joining Statham are Josh Hartnett (30 Days of Night),  Aubrey Plaza (Ingrid Goes West), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), and British rapper Bugzy Malone.

“In the film, super-spy Orson Fortune must track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology wielded by billionaire arms broker Greg Simmonds,” says the official synopsis. “Reluctantly teamed with some of the world’s best operatives, Fortune and his crew recruit Hollywood’s biggest movie star Danny Francesco to help them on their globe-trotting undercover mission to save the world.”

This project marks the latest collaboration between Ritchie and Statham, who have previously worked together on Lock, Stock and Two Smoking BarrelsSnatch, Revolver, and the most recent Wrath of Man.

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Operation Fortune is produced by Bill Block for Miramax, which is also fully financing the film. Ivan Atkinson also serves as producer. STXfilms has secured worldwide distribution rights to the film. STX is handling the distribution in the US, UK, and Ireland, and STXinternational will launch sales to foreign buyers at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.


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