Fox has announced that American actor Jason Statham will play the villain in Fox and the Fox family’s latest live-action Batman movie, The Joker.
Statham is currently starring in Foxcatcher, which is in pre-production at Warner Bros. and MGM, with an October 2018 release date in the US.
In addition to his previous roles in Fox films, Statham starred in the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, X-Files: Dead Men and X-Force.
Stavish has been a regular on Fox’s daytime talk shows since 2006, when he co-starred in the network’s The View.
Fox has also cast the British actor as the villain of its upcoming adaptation of the DC Comics series Batman: The Killing Joke.
Foxcatcher is set to release in the UK on October 13, 2019.