From Trailer to Treats

While we’re all patiently waiting for the trailer of “Furious 7″, here are some early Halloween treats for you. This gallery update for this week is “The Expendables”, “The Expendables 3″, “Homefront”, “War”, “Snatch”, “Transporter 2″, “Crank”, “Crank 2″, “The Bank Job”, “Blitz”, “Dungeon Siege” and the upcoming “Spy”.

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Melissa McCarthy about “Spy”: Jason Statham is so funny in it

In a recent interview with Inquirer, Melissa McCarthy talked about her upcoming action-comedy “Spy,” which has her star opposite Jason Statham, and recalled a hilarious dance floor maneuver that involved our favorite Brit.

“I had two different fights with Jason,” Melissa happily reported. “At a certain point, when I was wrestling him to the ground on a dance floor, I suddenly thought, ‘What am I doing? What’s happening?’ We had been wrestling for so long. We were trying to pretend to dance but we ended up taking each other down.”

The “Bridesmaids” star recalled, “I thought, Jason does this stuff all the time. I was dying. I could barely breathe. It was so hard. At one point, we were both on our knees. I couldn’t get up because it was the 10th or 15th time we had done it. I was too tired. I thought, ‘He’s probably going to be able to spring up and be ready to go.’ I looked at him and he went, ‘I can’t get up.’ That made me feel better. I was like, ‘I am so glad you feel winded too because I am dying.’ It was an absolute blast.”

Melissa promised, “Jason Statham is so funny in it (‘Spy’). I mean, crazy. ‘Spy’ is a wild ride.”

If their fun on set is any indication of their on screen chemistry, we are certain the audience (us included) will have a blast from beginning to end.

Thanks to our team member Malgorzata for the info.

Paul Feig talks Jason Statham and “Spy” with us

Paul Feig with a young fan in Budapest, Hungary

Paul Feig, director and writer of the upcoming action-comedy “Spy,” responded to one of our tweets on Twitter and let us know how much he enjoyed working with our favorite Brit Jason Statham.

Paul Feig: Jason Statham is the greatest. Hands down. Been a fan for years and to work with him is an absolute dream come true. Love him! Read Original Tweet

If he intended to make us jealous, well, he most definitely succeeded. Just the thought of meeting the man we so much admire gets us to stumble over our own two feet, so kudos to Paul for keeping it together behind the cameras.

Paul also revealed the name of Jason Statham’s character in “Spy” to us, so it’s impossible to hold a grudge against him.

Paul Feig: Please quote me. I think you’re going to love Spy. Get to know the name Rick Ford. You won’t forget it come next year. Promise.” Read Original Tweet

Of course we are going to love “Spy,” Paul. To watch Jason Statham portray an overconfident yet clumsy spy will be incredibly amusing, more so now that we know his catchy name.

Jason Statham and 50 Cent on the set of “Spy”

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson shared another fantastic photo of him and our favorite Brit via his Instagram. Judging by Jason Statham’s unusual wardrobe, this snapshot seems to have been taken on the set of “Spy” in Budapest, Hungary, where the action-comedy is being filmed right now. Another indicator would be that 50 Cent posted also photos of him together with their co-stars Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne on the same day and in the same outfit.

“Spy” (previously known as “Susan Cooper”) is written and directed by Paul Feig and stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Jude Law and Rose Byrne. The film is scheduled to be released in the US and UK on May 22, 2015.

Another lucky fan got a chance to take a photo with Jason Statham in Budapest, Hungary

Lovely Renáta met our favorite Brit, Jason Statham, last Thursday, April 24, 2014 in front of his hotel in Budapest, Hungary. She let us share her gorgeous photo, and once again, we are touched by all the love he has received so far while filming “Spy” in the capital.

It was on 24 April, after he came back from work to his hotel. He smiled a lot! :) It was just 2-3 minutes, because we did 3 pictures (for me and for 2 other girls) and he went in! :)

50 Cent takes selfie with Jason Statham in London, UK

Be on the look out for Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Jason Statham out and about in London, UK today. The rapper shared this cool selfie with our favorite Brit on his Instagram and said, “Me and my boy Jason chilling.”

50 Cent has joined the cast of “Spy” not long ago and reunites with Jason Statham in Paul Feig’s action-comedy, after they both appeared in the 2010 Géla Babluani-directed thriller “13.”

Have a fun night out, boys!

Jason Statham has grown closer to his phone since in Budapest, Hungary

By now we have lost count of how many times our Hungarian friend Eniko has seen Jason Statham in Budapest, Hungary already. She seems to have given up on sleep altogether; providing us with daily information about what’s going on with our favorite Brit. Thanks to her we have these two snapshots of him in front of his hotel yesterday, April 23, 2014. She also told us that more and more fans would be showing up there, so we can understand why Jason is holding on especially tight to his cell phone.

Depending on the weather, “Spy” will be doing some night shoots in Budapest, Hungary tomorrow, April 25, 2014.

Turkish and Hungarian fans can’t get enough of Jason Statham

And who can blame them, right?

The first photo comes from Kagan, a “huge Turkish fan of Jason Statham,” who met our favorite Brit on April 13, 2014 in front of his hotel in Budapest, Hungary. He granted us permission to share his cool photo and also had a few things to say about his encounter with Jason.

I guess I am really lucky :) I had a chance to meet him twice and took pictures twice. At those moments, I felt very excited as he is my favourite actor and that I am a huge of his. But now I have this weird feeling like I am asking myself “have I really met him ?” :) It’s hard to believe it.

The second snapshot comes from our lovely Hungarian friend, Eniko, who already met Jason Statham on the day he arrived in her lovely country. She caught him again on April 21, 2014 at the Budapest airport when he returned from his Easter holidays.

I met Jason again! :) This time at the Budapest airport when he arrived back this afternoon. I work at the airport and someone helped me go. Inside the transit area and he was very kind and stopped for a photo. :)

Jason Statham is currently in Budapest, Hungary, filming his newest project “Spy,” written and directed by Paul Feig.

First Look at Jason Statham as “Spy” in Paul Feig’s comedy

Let’s start the day with some awesome news!

Velvet has the first few set photos of Jason Statham filming “Spy” in Budapest, Hungary yesterday, April 15, 2014. These fantastic snapshots were taken at the cafe & restaurant Callas, where our favorite Brit filmed his very first scenes right across from the Hungarian State Opera.

If you take a closer look (like we have to point this out), you will not only notice Jason’s brilliant wardrobe but also a dark-haired guy at the entrance who carries a backpack identical with Jason’s. However, the mysterious guy’s backpack seems to look bulkier. Could there be a secret exchange taking place? We also have a feeling that Jason’s cup of coffee might end up on his beautiful coat, since he is to play an overconfident yet clumsy spy.


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