Lionsgate Reschedules Jason Statham's Safe The Jason Statham-starring crime thriller will now open in theaters April 27th. Movieweb Contributor — November 15, 2011 Facebook Twitter Reddit Flipboard Email Comment Lionsgate has pushed the release date for Jason Statham's Safe to April 27. The Boaz Yakin-written and directed crime thriller was previously set to release March 2. Safe tells the story of a former elite agent who fights to rescue a 12-year-old girl. Safe will now open against Universal's Nick Stoller comedy Five-Year Engagement.