Jason Statham Reportedly in Talks to Join Melissa McCarthy in Spy Comedy
Expendables and Snatch star Jason Statham is reportedly joining the cast of Susan Cooper, a spy-themed comedy in which the titular character will be played by Melissa McCarthy (The Heat).
According to Deadline, Statham has already met with the director of Susan Cooper Paul Feig and will begin negotiations for a role in which Statham would play a spy “on the same side” as McCarthy’s character.
Fans of the English actor can also catch him starring alongside James Franco in the upcoming Homefront as well as the seventh installment of The Fast and the Furious which is slated for a July 2014 release.
Homefront will be in theaters Nov. 27.
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