Parker, a novel character created by writer Richard Stark/Donald Westlake will be getting another film adaptation. This time, it has The Transporter portraying the career thief.
is set to play the titular role. And his villainous counterpart is fellow baldy (The Shield). The film is being directed by (Ray, Against All Odds). The film has Clifton Collins Jr., Wendell Pierce (The Wire) and lined up for different roles. The script is reportedly based on different elements of Westlake’s Parker novels.
Here is a fine fact. Statham is the first actor to Portray Parker using his novel namesake. Lee Marvin,, and played Parker variations in different movies. was the last actor using the name Porter to portray the character in the film Payback.