Director Guy Ritchie and action star Jason Statham are working again. After Wrath of Man, an action thriller that was released last May, Ritchie and Statham teamed up again on Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, a spy movie that was previously titled Five Eyes. The movie is set to be released on January 21, 2022.
“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. 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.” — Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, official synopsis.
Check out the official trailer:
Jason Statham is one of the most popular action stars nowadays. He starred in Wrath of Man, and he also reprised the role of Deckard Shaw in the post-credit scene of F9, which means he could return in Fast 10, or Hobbs & Shaw 2 at least. He’s currently filming The Expendables 4, and he’s set to star in The Meg 2 which should start production next year.
Operation Fortune movie is the newest collaboration between Statham and Guy Ritchie. They previously worked together on Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, Revolver, and previously mentioned Wrath of Man.
Jason Statham is starring as Orson Fortune, and other cast members include Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Hugh Grant, Kaan Urgancioglu, Max Beesley, Eugenia Kuzmina, Lourdes Faberes, Peter Ferdinando, Sam Douglas, and Cary Elwes.
The movie is produced by Bill Block. The screenplay was written by Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies, the duo that also co-wrote Wrath of Man with Ritchie. The movie will be distributed by STXfilms.