Date: 11th March 2020
Woody Harrelson is set to replace Jason Statham in Sony's "The Man From Toronto", joining Kevin Hart in the action-comedy.
Harrelson is replacing Jason Statham, who last week left the film over creative differences just weeks before production was expected to begin. Harrelson's deal is closed, and production is now expected to begin on schedule in five weeks.
Patrick Hughes is directing the film written by Robbie Fox, from a story by Fox and Jason Blumenthal, while Escape Artists' Oscar nominee Todd Black, Blumenthal and Oscar winner Steve Tisch are producing. Bill Bannerman is executive producing.
The film revolves around a case of a mistaken identity after the world’s deadliest assassin, known as the "Man from Toronto", and a stranger, played by Hart, run into each other at an Airbnb. Chaos soon follows as the assassin’s world comes crashing down on Hart's.
Source: Press Release