The Mechanic Remake Gets New Poster, Trailer
11.16.10 by Ryan
ComingSoon has debuted a new trailer for The Mechanic from director Simon West (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider). A remake of 1972's The Mechanic starring Charles Bronson and Jan-Michael Vincent, the movie follows an assassin (Jason Statham) who takes on an apprentice (Ben Foster) to avenge the death of Statham's mentor (Donald Sutherland). A teaser trailer premiered in March while the movie looked for a distributor. CBS Films, who are looking to break into the action movie genre with the release of Faster later this month picked up The Mechanic.
A new poster for The Mechanic has also debuted, which uses guns to create a larger silhouette of a gun, which serves to remind audiences that the movie will feature guns. The Mechanic is scheduled to open on January 28.