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

    14 hrs ago | 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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  2. Wild Card: Jason Statham is anteing up for actionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 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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  3. Review: Jason Statham's 'Wild Card' firmly rooted in the '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  4. House of Cards: Jason Statham Stars as a Las Vegas Bodyguard in Flimsy Action FlickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  5. 'The Blob' Remake Is a Go, Will Feature Computer-Animated GraphicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  6. Warburtons signs up Sylvester Stallone for Rocky-inspired adRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  7. 'Blob' remake finds directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  8. 'The Blob' Remake Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  9. 'The Blob' Remake Is Back with the Director of 'Con Air'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  10. The Blob Is Getting Remade, Get The SpecificsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  11. the Blob Is Being Remade, And Has a DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  12. Blorpfest incoming! 'The Blob' scheduled for CGI-fueled remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNET News.com

    ... thing that plays the lead villain. Action director Simon West, known for "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "The Expendables 2," intends to figure out how to make a pile of oozing jelly-like substance frightening to modern audiences. Goldcrest Films will ...

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  13. 'Expendables 2' Director Set to Remake Horror Classic 'The Blob'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Firstshowing.net

    As Universal Pictures is preparing a new cohesive cinematic universe for their classic movie monsters like Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Wolfman ad more , Goldcrest Films has just announced a remake of another horror classic. A press release reveals The Expendables 2 and Con-Air director Simon West will direct a remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror flick The Blob , about a gelatinous alien life-form attacking a small town.

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  14. Another Remake of The Blob is Finally Happening From the Director of Con AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Film School Rejects

    ... with the choice of Simon West to helm this baby. The director of Con Air , Tomb Raider: Lara Croft and The Expendables 2 is hardly a great talent, but neither is Chuck Russell ('88), nor was Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. ('58) before him. He'll do nicely, ...

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  15. Simon West To Helm "The Blob" RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Dark Horizons News

    Simon West ("The Mechanic," "The Expendables 2") is slated to direct the latest version of the 1958 horror/sci-fi classic "The Blob" for Goldcrest Films. A young Steve McQueen starred in the original film about a gelatinous alien life-form emerging ...

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  16. Simon West to Direct The Blob RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ComingSoon.net

    ... horror film The Blob is in the works, and Deadline reports that action maestro Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) is the man to direct it for Goldcrest Films. Principal photography could potentially begin this summer for producers Richard ...

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  17. Action hero Wesley Snipes goes undercover in a beanie and oversize...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Mail

    ... The original The Expendables came out it 2010 and grossed over $100 million. While the 2012 sequel, The Expendables 2, drew in $85 million. Working again: Meanwhile, Snipes recently starred in his first film in years with the highly popular ...

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  18. Exclusive Clip from Jason Statham's Wild CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | ComingSoon.net

    ... into the 1986 film starring Burt Reynolds. It reteams Statham with director Simon West ( The Mechanic , The Expendables 2 ) as he plays Nick Wild, a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend ...

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  19. Wild Card': Film ReviewRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... If you think the odds are high that a Vegas-set Jason Statham movie and one directed by Simon West ( The Expendables 2 ) will include lots of skull busting and slot machine smashing, then you may want to lower your bets. Not that Wild Card doesn't ...

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  20. Sly Stallone names the title for 'Rambo 5'Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 3 | Examiner.com

    ... movie in the franchise that spawned the Missing in Action films with Chuck Norris, who appeared in 2012's The Expendables 2 as Booker, the mercenary known for being a lone wolf (as in 1983's Lone Wolf McQuade , the inspiration for Walker, Texas ...

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