It seems Jason Statham has found his new apprentice and father for his upcoming film role. According to Variety, Ben Foster and Donald Sutherland have been set to star in The Mechanic.

Foster will portray Steve McKenna, who becomes the apprentice to Statham's hitman character, while Sutherland will play Statham's father, who is also is professional handler.

Simon West is directing the film, which was said to start filming in New Orleans in the next few weeks.