It took a few months, but Jason Statham has finally seen the light and will costar in the upcoming Paul Feig comedy Susan Cooper across from Melissa McCarthy. Because it’s the unlikeliest of buddies that feel the most right. Statham will portray a fellow spy who must team up with McCarthy’s titular secret agent. Some fine day, someone is going to team up with Melissa McCarthy’s character voluntarily and with great enthusiasm. Until then, bring on the exasperated eye rolls and slapstick gun play.
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 20: Actor Jason Statham arrives at the Las Vegas premiere of Open Road Films‘“Homefront” at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on November 20, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The movie opens nationwide in the United States on November 27. (Photo by Sam Morris/Getty Images) Photo: Sam Morris/2013 Getty Images