Transporter 3 Hires Director

FilmsActu reports that Olivier Megaton (“The Red Siren”) has been hired to helm the upcoming third installment of “The Transporter.”

The third film is scheduled to begin production next summer, with casting still under way. It is assumed that Jason Statham will return to reprise his role of Frank Martin.

Louis Letterier and Corey Yuen directed the first feature in 2002, whilst the former also helmed the 2005 sequel. Megaton was also the second united director on “Hitman”.