Owen, Statham Join “The Killer Elite”

Clive Owen will join Jason Statham in the action-thriller “The Killer Elite” for Omnilab Media and Inferno Entertainment reports Breaking News.

Based on the Ranulph Fiennes novel ‘The Feather Man’, Owen will play the senior field operative of a secret group of former British special forces members fighting to protect the families of fellow SAS agents.

Statham plays a former Navy SEAL who comes out of retirement in order to lead a team of assassins in pursuit of them.

Irish director Gary McKendry makes his feature film debut on the project which was to shoot last year but got delayed due to budget and time issues.

Yvonne Strahovski (TV’s “Chuck”) is also rumored to star (via What’s Playing). Filming now kicks off in Melbourne, Australia on May 13th and runs through till mid-July before moving to Wales in late July.