News: 63m mega yacht SuRi to appear in new Jason Statham movie

November 20, 2014 by lucy
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Shooting started in Bangkok with Statham reprising his title role as a master assassin who faked his death, in an attempt to walk away from his former profession, in order to lead a peaceful and quiet retirement. Also starring Tommy Lee Jones and Jessica Alba. Line producer in Thailand is Tom Waller of De Warrenne Pictures and marine consultant is Yacht Solutions who have chartered the yacht, helped arranged shooting and are working with the crew during shooting. Filming starts mid November until mid December onboard the 63-metre superyacht SuRi in Thailand.

They will be filming on location on explorer yacht SuRi in the Gulf of Thailand organised by Yacht Solutions and they will also be filming in and around Phuket.

Gareth Twist, managing director of Yacht Solutions said: “It’s a pleasure to be working on such high profile film, with such prestigious actors. This is a great opportunity for the marine industry in Thailand, enabling us to showcase what filming opportunities are available here, both on land and sea. Blockbusters such as these will help to promote the country as an exotic, beautiful and friendly location for filming. We will be offering the production company marine co-ordination and logistical support.”

Dennis Gansel directs the thriller from a screenplay by Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher, Rachel Long and Brian Pittman. “Mechanic: Resurrection” is being produced by William Chartoff, David Winkler, John Thompson and Frank DeMartini. The 2011 original grossed $62 million worldwide.

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