Jason Statham has officially signed on to reprise the role of mercenary driver Frank in Transporter 3. According to Variety, director Olivier Megaton will replace Louis Leterrier, who directed the first two action-packed films.

Actor Robert Knepper has also signed on to join Statham and Francois Berleand in Transporter 3. EuropaCorp's Luc Besson and Steve Chasman will produce the action film, which has become a box office sensation for EuropaCorp.

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Transporter 3 is scheduled to be shot on location in Russia and France.