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The Mechanic: Resurrection (2015) Begins Filming

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The newly announced Mechanic: Resurrection, sequel to Statham’s first movie, is currently filming in Thailand.  Second Unit Director Vic Armstrong has shared an exciting filming update via his Twitter.

Some fight scenes will also film aboard a large yacht as MegaYacht News reveals:

“We know that there will be some fight scenes on board, as these have been rehearsed while she was in the dock,” Gareth Twist, managing director of Yacht Solutions, says. “But we can’t reveal any more of the plot than that!” Twist does add, however, “Jason Statham came to the yacht in Bangkok to check it out before they took the yacht out to sea for filming.”

You can check out a glimpse of that Yacht here;

The first movie was based on the original 1970s movie starring Charles Bronson and Jan Michael Vincent.  It was the better movie, so if you haven’t already seen it, check it out.  Here’s the official press release:

MECHANIC: RESURRECTION will open on January 22, 2016 in wide release, from Summit Entertainment.

Cast: Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh
Director: Dennis Gansel
Producers: Avi Lerner, William Chartoff, David Winkler, Frank DeMartini
Production Company: Millennium Films
Genre: Action
Country of Origin: USA
Language: English

Synopsis:
From Summit Entertainment. Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic in the sequel to the 2011 global hit. When someone from his past forces him back into the business, Bishop has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.