Jason Statham And Tom Hardy Wanted For The Escape From New York Remake?

Jason Statham And Tom Hardy Wanted For The Escape From New York Remake?
Let the casting rumors begin! Early last week we learned that the long in-development remake of John Carpenter's Escape From New York is once again trying to put it's pieces together, with producer Joel Silver and Studio Canal heading the project, so it was only a matter of time before we started hearing names suggested for the lead role of Snake Plissken. A few years ago we heard names like Gerard Butler and Timothy Olyphant up for the character, made legendary by Kurt Russell in the original, but now there's talk that two of today's biggest action stars are up for the part. The New York Daily News is reporting (so take this with a grain of salt) that the production is now looking at possibly casting either Jason Statham or Tom Hardy in the remake, which doesn't currently have a director. According to the paper's source, described as a
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