Foster, Sutherland Cast In “Mechanic”

Ben Foster and Donald Sutherland are set to co-star in the remake of “The Mechanic” for Variety.

Foster plays a young man who becomes an apprentice to a hitman (Jason Statham). Sutherland will play the role of Foster’s father and Statham’s handler.

Simon West is set to direct the project which begins filming in several weeks in New Orleans.