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  1. Henry Cavill to Star in 'Expendables 2' Director's 'Stratton' ThrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Firstshowing.net

    ... world of DC Comics as Screen Daily reports Cavill will star in Stratton , a special forces thriller form The Expendables 2 and Con-Air director Simon West . Cavill will play the title role in the film that is based on the first in a series of eight ...

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  2. EXPENDABLES 2 Director Simon West to Helm STRATTON Starring Henry CavillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Collider

    ... on the first in a series of eight novels by ex-SBS operative Duncan Falconer. According to Screen Daily , The Expendables 2 director Simon West has come on board to helm Stratton , which features the eponymous character trying to lead his team to ...

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  3. Henry Cavill to Star in Simon West's Thriller StrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ComingSoon.net

    reports that noted action director Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) will direct Henry Cavill ( Man of Steel ) in Stratton , which will shoot in the UK and Italy this summer. The special forces thriller will feature Cavill as the title ...

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  4. Simon West Directs Cavill SBS ThrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dark Horizons News

    Actor Henry Cavill is teaming with filmmaker Simon West ("Con Air," "The Expendables 2") for the special forces thriller "Stratton" for Amber Entertainment Ltd, GFM Films and Cavill's production company Promethean Productions. The film is based on ...

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  5. Wild Card, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ContactMusic.com

    ... or another, he's not gonna be in Vegas by the morning. 'Wild Card' was directed by Simon West ('Con Air', 'The Expendables 2'). The screenplay was written by two-time Academy Award winning screenwriter William Goldman ('Butch Cassidy and the ...

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  6. Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Daily Star

    ... the competent but much less exciting Simon West with whom he'd already collaborated on The Mechanic and The Expendables 2. From its top notch cast to its look and pacing, Wild Card feels like it wants to be a gritty drama, a moody character piece ...

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  7. Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Daily Star

    ... the competent but much less exciting Simon West with whom he'd already collaborated on The Mechanic and The Expendables 2. From its top notch cast to its look and pacing, Wild Card feels like it wants to be a gritty drama, a moody character piece ...

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  8. 8 Nicolas Cage films you didn't know existedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... Guy Pearce and January Jones), it likely had people seeking a refund. Despite being helmed by Con Air and The Expendables 2 director Simon West (or perhaps exactly because of that), this action-thriller about a former bank robber coerced into ...

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  9. The Expendables 3Read the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | DVD Verdict

    ... etc.) in a film that emulated and celebrated a genre Stallone helped create. A few years later came The Expendables 2 , featuring more aging action stars (Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme) and more rapid gunfire. The film was also a hit, which ...

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  10. Review: 'Wild Card' could easily have been retitled 'The Art of the Montage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | CTV

    ... and you'd be looking at a twenty minute running time. Director Simon West, who worked with Statham on "The Expendables 2" and "The Mechanic," never met a pastiche he didn't love. They slow down the action, although to be fair, there isn't much ...

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  11. Wild Card: Jason Statham is anteing up for actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... dispiriting similarity between Wild Card - directed with shimmery surface flash by Simon West ( Con Air, The Expendables 2 ) - and the old Reynolds incarnation: Both provide their leads with opportunities to shed their leather-tough exteriors and ...

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  12. Review: Jason Statham's 'Wild Card' firmly rooted in the '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... any favours, despite its rock-solid supporting cast and storied pedigree. Directed by Simon West (Con Air, The Expendables 2), it's a remake of the 1986 Burt Reynolds vehicle Heat, based on the William Goldman novel of the same name (but unrelated ...

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  13. House of Cards: Jason Statham Stars as a Las Vegas Bodyguard in Flimsy Action FlickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... that this paralyzing bore was directed by the same Simon West who helmed two other Statham flatliners, The Expendables 2 and The Mechanic . But it's next to impossible to believe the embalmed screenplay was written by the illustrious, Oscar-winning, ...

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  14. 'The Blob' Remake Is a Go, Will Feature Computer-Animated GraphicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | News Max

    "The Blob," the 1958 classic science fiction horror movie which already has a sequel and a remake to its credit, will soon get another reboot complete with state-of-the-art computer generated graphics. Simon West - whose directing credits include 1997's "Con Air," 2001's "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," 2011's "The Mechanic," and 2012's "The Expendables 2" - is on board to for the "The Blob" remake, according to Deadline.com .

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  15. Warburtons signs up Sylvester Stallone for Rocky-inspired adRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Brand Republic

    ... r the long-running Orange Wednesdays campaign by Fallon for the mobile operator, in a tie-in with his film The Expendables 2 and Inbetweeners star James Buckley.

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  16. 'Blob' remake finds directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... remake is planned for the summer. Simon West is known for directing the movies "Con Air," "The Mechanic" "The Expendables 2," and most recently the 2015 movie "Wild Card," that stars Jason Statham, Stanley Tucci, and Sofia Vergara. It'll be ...

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  17. 'The Blob' Remake Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Fandango.com

    ... the world was spared a remake of The Blob indefinitely. News has hit today that Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) is heading up a new redo of the movie . We really don't know anything about the new version yet as far as story goes, but this ...

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  18. 'The Blob' Remake Is Back with the Director of 'Con Air'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Movies.com

    ... the world was spared a remake of The Blob indefinitely. News has hit today that Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) is heading up a new redo of the movie . We really don't know anything about the new version yet as far as story goes, but this ...

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  19. The Blob Is Getting Remade, Get The SpecificsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Air , along with Angelina Jolie's first Tomb Raider film and the aging action star sequel extravaganza, The Expendables 2 will begin shooting what looks to be an exciting, action-centric insidiously amorphous remake this summer. Apparently long in ...

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  20. the Blob Is Being Remade, And Has a DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    Simon West (THE EXPENDABLES 2, CON AIR, THE GENERAL'S DAUGHTER, THE MECHANIC redux) looks to be helming a remake of THE BLOB. Steve McQueen starred in the 1958 progenitor picture, which also featured Aneta Corsaut (who would later portray sexy/hot ...

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