Jason Statham and Guy Ritchie are reuniting for a new spy thriller film, Five Eyes.
According to Deadline, principal photography is set to begin in October of this year. Reportedly, Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies have written the movie’s screenplay.
So what is the plot of Five Eyes?
The story follows MI6 guns-and-steel agent (Statham) who is recruited by global intelligence alliance ‘Five Eyes’ to track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology that threatens to disrupt the world order. Reluctantly paired with CIA high-tech expert, Fortune sets off on a globe-trotting mission where he will have to use all of his charm, ingenuity and stealth to track down and infiltrate billionaire arms broker.
In real life Five Eyes (FVEY) is an intelligence alliance between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. Its origins date back to the post-World War II era.