Tag: Simon West

Simon West to Direct THE EXPENDABLES 2

     June 15, 2011

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After all that talk of whether Sylvester Stallone would be returning to the director’s chair for The Expendables 2 or not, it looks like Simon West (The Mechanic) will be taking the reins this time around. Deadline reports that, after …


     January 28, 2011

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The Mechanic takes a tired genre and, without breaking new ground, creates a festive and entertaining film fueled by non-stop action and a great role by the ever-reliable Ben Foster. Simon West directs this hitman film based on the original …

Director Simon West Wants to Make CON AIR 2

     January 25, 2011

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Put the bunny back in the box. Again. While promoting his latest film, The Mechanic, director Simon West let loose a wish of his that is so Earth-shatteringly awesome, it absolutely has to happen. While he’s been at the helm …

Red-Band Trailer for THE MECHANIC

     January 3, 2011

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A new red-band trailer for the action-thriller The Mechanic has gone online (here’s the green band).  Directed by Simon West (Con Air), the film stars Jason Statham as a hitman who takes on an apprentice (Ben Foster).  The film also …

Nicolas Cage Is a Master Thief in MEDALLION

     December 14, 2010

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Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in Medallion, an action thriller not dissimilar to 2008’s Taken.  The story centers on “a former master thief (Cage), who has only a few hours to find his daughter when she is kidnapped …