Phuket's Yacht Solutions Appointed Consultant For Upcoming Movie
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Phuket-based marine services company Yacht Solutions has been appointed marine consultant for Jason Statham’s upcoming movie, Mechanic: Resurrection, scheduled for release in January 2016.
Statham will return to his role as master assassin who faked his death so he could he could retire in peace.
(Jason Statham - photo courtesy Georges Biard / Wikimedia Commons)
"It's a pleasure to be working on such a high-profile film, with such prestigious actors," says Gareth Twist, Managing Director of Yacht Solutions. "This is a great opportunity for the marine industry in Thailand, enabling us to showcase what filming opportunities are available here, both on land and sea. Blockbusters such as these will help to promote the country as an exotic, beautiful and friendly location for filming. We will be offering the production company marine co-ordination and logistical support."
(Photo: Jim Raycroft)
Filming will run from mid-November through mid-December on board SuRi a 63-metre superyacht in Thailand. SuRi came in at number 13 in Asia Pacific’s Top 50 Superyachts, which featured in the November/December issue.
The cast will be filming on location on SuRi in the Gulf of Thailand organised by Yacht Solutions, as well as in and around Phuket.
Dennis Gansel is directing the thriller that has been adapted from a screenplay by Philip Shelby, Tony Mosher, Rachel Long and Brian Pittman.