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New Crank 2 Poster Online
Brace yourself for the Stath

10 February 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: Yahoo Movies

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A few naysayers in the Empire forums have suggested that we not call Jason Statham "The Stath", and that our enthusiasm for the bonkers Crank: High Voltage might be misplaced. But seriously, folks, take a look at this new poster and think again: it's clearly going to be awesomely over the top.

This sequel of course sees the Stath's Chev Chelios wake up following his apparent death at the end of the first film to find his indestructible heart being removed by organ harvesters. They replace it with an electric model to keep him going while they cut out the rest of his superior innards. Unfortunately for them, Chelios has other ideas and goes hunting his heart - while giving himself regular electric shocks to keep his dicky replacement ticker running. Hence this poster. Ouch.

New Crank 2 Poster Online
Click the image above to view larger version on Yahoo! Movies

The film's out on April 17, which by our count is not nearly soon enough. Yes, we're looking forward to this nonsense. And if you're not, it could well be that you're dead inside.

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RE: Halo14
Agreed, i bought Death Proof on DVD and wished i hadn't bothered, it was one of the worst films i have ever seen (and trust me, i've seen some total stinkers in my time). Crank 2 however looks like it will be amazing fun, Jason Statham movies are one of my favourite guilty pleasures. More

Posted by D.J at 08:26 on 11 February 2009 | Report This Post

Death Proof vs Crank
Did anybody pay money money to watch Death Proof? Unfortunatley I did. But I'm not giving up on Statham. Bring on Crank 2!!! More

Posted by Halo14 at 04:55 on 11 February 2009 | Report This Post

This looks so awesome. And my anticipation just increased now I've found out that not only does this have the Staht, but Corey "I look like a 12 year old acloholic" Haim is in it too. Bring it on! ! ! ! More

Posted by damn im good! at 22:18 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

It's released 3 days before Transporter 3 comes out on DVD. Nice. Stath-fest anyone? More

Posted by chapmancmc at 18:10 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

how long before the pc brigade get the poster banned saying children will copy it by sticking battery jump leads on their tongues.   More

Posted by The Waco Kid at 18:05 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

I nearly squirted my drink out my nose I was laughing so hard at that tagline. Just brilliant. More

Posted by Karl Crutchley at 14:54 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

...I think I'm looking forward to this more than Watchmen More

Posted by muchobenny at 14:41 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post


Posted by muchobenny at 14:40 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

That's gotta be one of the best posters ever. Ultra-twisted and very cool...just like the first film so it should fuckin' crazy! More

Posted by evildave69 at 13:10 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

A blast
The first one ruled and I seriously hope this doesn't disappoint. For me the first one came out of nowhere and was fine entertainment, unlike other hyped over-the-top action such as Shoot Em Up, which was a bit dull. They don't have to be good, just entertaining. More

Posted by velocityboy at 13:03 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

What a Fucking Stupid Film!!!
...I'm there!!! Wicked poster by the way and love the strap line. More

Posted by bronco3114 at 12:54 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

That is possibly my favourite poster in a long time, that tagline is fantastic! I can't wait to see this movie! More

Posted by deathbat6661 at 12:32 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

Count me in i loved the first one and my Girlfriend loved it too which is rare for us to like the same movie More

Posted by filmburner30 at 12:29 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

Hahaha, awesome, cant wait for it, proper bonkers stuff. More

Posted by quagmire at 12:29 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

The Stath ROCKS! More

Posted by DCIHunt71 at 12:06 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

Awesome to the max! More

Posted by GotCheesy at 11:27 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

he was dead, but he got better
That tagline suggest great sillyness. Hope it's as over the top rediculous as the first one! More

Posted by distortEd at 10:45 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

Brilliant tagline
First one was all kinds of great, let's hope this one's the same. More

Posted by MovieMogul at 10:40 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

Ha ha!!
Can't wait!! LOVED the first one! More

Posted by Seamie at 10:29 on 10 February 2009 | Report This Post

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