First look at Jason Statham and Aubrey Plaza in new Guy Ritchie movie

Rianne Houghton
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Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage - Getty Images
Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage - Getty Images

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Guy Ritchie, Jason Statham, and Aubrey Plaza fans, rejoice! A behind-the-scenes peek at the director's upcoming project with the stars has arrived – and it looks very flashy.

Ritchie shared a short video of the cast and crew as they filmed the #UntitledGuyRitchieFilm on Instagram yesterday (January 27), revealing that production's first week in Doha had wrapped and the team had since moved on to Turkey.

"Week two, Turkey. (Week one was Doha). Some old friends and some new on set," Guy wrote, tagging Statham, Plaza, Bugzy Malone, and Cary Elwes in the post.

Although the director is insisting his latest movie is as yet untitled, from what we've seen, it looks like filming is underway for the title formerly known as Five Eyes, a spy thriller starring Statham as a secret agent.

Announced last year, Five Eyes is set to follow Statham's MI6 operative as he's recruited by a global intelligence organisation called Five Eyes (natch) and tasked with infiltrating an arms broker to stop the sale of new and deadly weapons technology.

Earlier this month, it was also revealed that Hugh Grant will be joining the cast, following his stint in Ritchie's The Gentlemen.

Of Ritchie and Statham's fifth project together, distributor STX said that it was "a thrill" to be back in business with the pair.

Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage - Getty Images
Photo credit: Samir Hussein/WireImage - Getty Images

"Jason is a global box office heavy weight, and when teamed with Guy Ritchie, that's an irresistible combination," chairman Adam Fogelson said in a statement.

"It's a thrill to be back in business with Guy, Bill [Block] and the team at Miramax after our shared success on The Gentlemen and we believe Five Eyes is the kind of film our partners overseas will love as much as we do."

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