Production Weekly reports that actor Jason Statham will topline the action thriller, Rogue, co-starring alongside Jet-Li in the title role.

Hip-hoop video director Philip Atwell will make his feature directing debut. Cory Yuen who directed Statham in The Transporter is choreographing and directing the action seqeunces in the film.

The storyline centers on Jack Crawford (Statham), who when his partner, Tom Lone, and his family are killed by an assassin for the Chang crime family, he becomes obsessed with finding the elusive and brutal killer, Rogue (Li),

Production is scheduled to begin March in Vancouver.