Geezers!  Cockneys!  Mockneys!  Naughty boys and Casuals!  Look lively you slags!  Jason Statham is going to team-up again with the bloke who gave him his big break.  Would you Adam-and-Eve it?

Snatch and Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels director Guy Ritchie has set-up an action thriller at Miramax.

The studio has acquired remake rights to a 2004 French film Le Convoyeur from StudioCanal, premier supplier of bonkers Eurotrash featuring dirty looking, stubbled Frenchmen in leather coats smoking Gauloises moodily before chasing somebody in a Renault.

The story follows H, a mysterious character working at a trucking company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.

According to reports, the story moves through:

“…a suspenseful and carefully constructed narrative, the film shifts across timelines and between various characters’ perspectives for a thrilling and mind-bending experience.”

Ah, so like Lock Stock and Snatch then?  Ritchie says in a statement:

“I’m looking forward to bringing this story to life and working with Jason while he still has the use of his knees.”

Bill Block and Ivan Atkinson will produce.

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