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12 September 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Yahoo

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Given how he likes to turn his hand to anything – writing, directing, acting, studying, poetry, art and so on – it was only a matter of time before James Franco turned Heisenberg. Well, he’s no Bryan Cranston, but he is playing a Southern-fried meth kingpin in the new Jason Statham film Homefront, which has just posted a trailer online. 

You read that right: Jason Statham is going up against James Franco in a film. Thankfully for Franco, he has a band of hoods to help him, or that would be a fight lasting three nanoseconds as Statham snapped Franco's neck with his little finger.

Want another eye-opener? Sylvester Stallone wrote the script, in which Statham plays Phil Broker, a family man who moves off the grid with his daughter (Izabela Vidovic), to a quiet bayou backwater to escape his troubled past. However, Broker’s world soon becomes anything but quiet once he discovers that an underbelly of drugs and violence riddles the small town. Soon, a sociopathic methamphetamine kingpin, Gator Bodine (Franco), puts Broker and his daughter in harm’s way, forcing Broker back into action to save his family and the town.

Gary Fleder directs what appears to be a mash-up of Taken, Straw Dogs and Walking Tall, with the prospect of Statham fighting through any number of goons to get to Franco. The film is out here on November 29. 


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