By Len Brown
Hollywood's favorite motion hero
After an exhilirating ten years, Jason Statham has eventually proven his position within the Hollywood elite. And starring along his adolescence heroes Stallone, Schwarznegger, Willis and Jet Li, it's difficult to visualize him anyplace else.
Born in south London, Jason Statham has regularly been an action-man. As a boy, Jason selected to not persist with within the footsteps of his mom and dad and as an alternative cultivated his thirst for adrenaline in athletics and diving - a ability that took him to the area Championships in 1992. however it used to be at the athlectics song that he was once first found via a modelling scout for Tommy Hilfiger and French Connection, which ultimately led Jason to the then fledgling director man Ritchie. A string of Hollywood blockbusters - Lock inventory, Revolver, grab - undefined. yet possibly his most sensible identified function got here in 2002 while Jason used to be solid as Frank Martin within the Transporter.
Statham's historical past in martial arts defies the norm of the action-hero as he plays his personal scenes and stunts in a few of Hollywood's such a lot death-defying motion scenes. an important field place of work hit, The Transporter spawned sequels and has earned the acceptance of a cult vintage.
Len Brown's biography is an insightful, accomplished and gripping account of Britain's all-action hero.
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Jason Statham: Taking Stock by Len Brown