Ed Skrein to take up Statham role in `Transporter` reboot

Los Angeles: Ed Skrein is set to star in the reboot of hit action movie `Transporter` by slipping into the role of Frank Martin, which was earlier played by Jason Statham.

Skrein is best known for playing the role of Daario Naharis in hit TV show `Game of Thrones`, reportedly.

Christophe Lambert, whose company EuropaCorp distributed the films said the actor seemed perfect for the role.

Camille Delamarre will serve as a director.
Bill Collage and Adam Cooper will pen the script.

The upcoming `Transporter 4` is planned to kick off a new trilogy