Lionsgate announced today that the action thriller Wild Card starring Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Milo Ventimiglia and Dominik García-Lorido will open In Theaters and On Demand January 30th, 2015. Anne Heche, Sofía Vergara, Jason Alexander, Hope Davis and Stanley Tucci also appear in the film which is directed by Simon West and based on the novel 'Heat' by William Goldman who also wrote the screenplay. The studio has also released the first photo of Jason Statham, which you can check out below the official synopsis.

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing.

From two-time Academy Award-winning writer William Goldman (Best Original Screenplay, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969; Best Adapted Screenplay, All the President's Men, 1976). We should see the first trailer debut in the very near future, so check back that soon. In the meantime, take a look at Jason Statham as Nick Wild in the first image below.

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<strong><em>Wild Card</em></strong> Photo