Summit Entertainment has set release dates for two of it's upcoming Millennium Films releases, including the sequel Mechanic: Resurrection starring Jason Statham and the thriller Criminal with Kevin Costner.
Criminal will open on August 21, 2015. In this action drama, the memories and skills of a CIA agent are implanted into the brain of a dangerous criminal in order to stop an international terrorist. Appearing along with Kevin Costner are Gary Oldman, Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Alice Eve and Ryan Reynolds. As of now, the film is set to go up against the horror sequel Sinister 2 and the romantic drama Me Before You starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin.
Mechanic: Resurrection is set to open January 22, 2016. Jason Statham returns as Arthur Bishop, aka the Mechanic, in a sequel to the 2011 global hit The Mechanic. When someone from his past forces him back into the business, Bishop has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world. Appearing alongside Jason Statham this time out are Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones and Michelle Yeoh. There are currently no other wide releases scheduled to open on this weekend.