Jason Statham leads the cast of Death Race, an action-thriller set in the post-industrial wasteland of tomorrow, with the world's most brutal sport racing event as its backdrop. A penitentiary full of felons has inspired the jailers to create a grisly pastime ripe for lucrative kickbacks. Now, adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for televised violence and a spectacular arena come together to form the Death Race. We recently caught up with the cast behind this exciting thriller for an exclusive video featurette. To watch our chat with stars Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Ian McShane, Natalie Martinez, Tyrese Gibson, and acclaimed director Paul W.S. Anderson, click on the clip below:

Death Race opens August 22nd, 2008.