After the sudden death of an ace CIA agent, his memories, skills and knowledge are implanted into the brain of a death-row inmate, with an aim to protect the nation from terrible danger. Will the mission be a success?
Fast-paced and fiery, this suspenseful thriller sparks off when ace CIA agent Bill Pope dies while travelling to a secret location. He was on his way to meet a brilliant hacker with the dangerous ability to launch missiles at will.
Desperate to find his whereabouts, officials turn to an experimental neurosurgeon with a terribly risky proposition. The mission is to transfer the skills and memories of Bill Pope, a dead man into a living body.
The guinea pig for the procedure is Jerico Stewart, a violent and dangerous death-row inmate. After a successful procedure, he is gifted with Pope's skills and knowledge and must take on a race against time to stop a sinister international conspiracy. Will he turn out to be as true and heroic as Pope? Will the mission be a success?
Revealing Mistakes When Jericho is transferred from prison to the Airport (in America), the helicopter's registration starts with the letter 'G', which means that the helicopter is British
Nicolas Cage turned down a lead role.
Re-unites "JFK" actors Gary Oldman, Kevin Costner, and Tommy Lee Jones.
Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Antje Traue and Kevin Costner have all appeared in DC comics films: Reynolds as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern (Green Lantern), Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jones as Two-Face (Batman Forever), Oldman as Commissioner Gordon (The Dark Knight Trilogy), Antje Traue as Faora-Ul, and Costner as Jonathan Kent (Man of Steel).
Gary Oldman and Michael Pitt have both played the character Mason Verger. Oldman in the film adaptation Hannibal and Pitt 3 episodes in series 2 of the NBC TV adaptation of Hannibal.
Ryan Reynolds and Scott Adkins both played the role of Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).
Five of the film's actors have appeared in 'Batman' films or adaptations: Gal Gadot, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, and Kevin Costner. Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jones as Two-Face (Batman Forever), Oldman as Commissioner Gordon (The Dark Knight Trilogy), and Costner as Jonathan Kent (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice). Robert Davi appeared in the 'Batman Beyond' TV series. Several others have also appeared in various comic book movies: Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones (Men in Black III), Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, Deadpool, Blade, RIPD, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Antje Traue (Man of Steel).
Reunites Gal Gadot and Kevin Costner, who both appeared in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" (2016).
The clean environment where Tommy Lee Jones performs surgery on Kevin Costner in the abandoned warehouse is a modular clean room and was designed and built by UK cleanroom manufacturer Connect 2 Cleanrooms. It was supplied with wider soft wall panels than is usual, to improve vision for the cameras.
Reunites Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones, who both appeared in "Men In Black 3" (2012).
This will be the second action movie starring Tommy Lee Jones in 2016. The first movie will be Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) and the third will be the Jason Bourne (2016). Both this movie and Mechanic: Resurrection also star Natalie Burn.
This will be the second time Ariel Vromen has directed a movie for Millennium Films. The first time was The Iceman (2012).
This will be the first original movie Ariel Vromen has directed since Danika (2006).
Alice Eve plays an American agent stationed in London. In real life, she was actually born in London and now lives and works in America.
Second film where Ryan Reynold's characters go through a spiral transformation into another characters body. In 2015's Self/Less Ben Kingsley's character's spirit is transferred into the body of Ryan Reynold's character. In this film the opposite situation occurs, Ryan Reynold's character's spirit is transferred into Kevin Kostner's body.
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