Come late June of this year, international action star Jason Statham has a new movie coming out. Once released, the film is will have a limited theatrical release; also, this will be made available via video on demand (VOD). This film will be released to the United States, United Kingdom, and France under different names. In the case of the US, the film is called “Redemption
.” In the case of the UK, the film is called “Hummingbird
.” In the case of France, the film is called “Crazy Joe.” This is a gritty action film that takes place all around London.
Statham stars as a homeless vagrant named Joey. Before being a homeless vagrant, Joey served in the special forces and has served in Afghanistan. Probably due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Joey has plenty of mental scars. In this respect, his character fits the role of the homeless veteran. However, he manages to break into a man's apartment and temporarily assumes the man's identity while adjusting to normal civilian life. At the same time, he's looking for his missing girlfriend.
Then, he gets dragged into the criminal underworld as a person for hire. However, he gives his “spoils” to the needy. Eventually, the story becomes a mission of revenge when he learns that his girlfriend his murdered. His only ally is a young looking nun. This film comes out to theaters (via limited release) and VOD come June 28. Statham's character starts from damaged homeless veteran to hero of the downtrodden. A trailer
is currently available for viewing.