Lionsgate acquired the United States and United Kingdom distribution rights to IM Globalâ€™s action film â€œHummingbird.â€
Statham will play a veteran who has a tragic past so he assumes the identity of a wealthy man in London. He discovers his girlfriend was murdered, so he ends up hunting down these murderers.
Lionsgate released several Stathamâ€™s films including â€œThe Bank Job,â€ â€œTransporter 3,â€ and the â€œCrankâ€ films. The studio will also present Stathamâ€™s â€œSafeâ€ in theaters on April 27.
The film production for â€œHummingbirdâ€ will begin on Monday in London.