The US distribution rights to the Gary Fleder-directed action film “Homefront” starring Jason Statham go to Open Road Films and Endgame Releasing, Variety reports. The film is set to be released on October 4, 2013.
Jason Statham portrays the widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker who retires to a small town for the sake of his 10-year-old daughter. Other cast includes James Franco as Gator, Winona Ryder as Sheryl Mott, Kate Bosworth and Frank Grillo.
“Homefront” is based on the novel of the same name by Chuck Logan with the screenplay written by Sylvester Stallone.
Jason Statham’s next film “Redemption” aka “Hummingbird” can be seen in theaters on June 28, 2013.