Tag: Simon West

Simon West Will Direct MEDALLION for Producer McG

     October 28, 2010

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Action maestro Simon West is attempting to jump back into the Hollywood spotlight. Having just wrapped the Jason Statham starrer The Mechanic for release next year, West will tackle Medallion based on a script from David Guggenheim, according to LA …

CBS Films Acquires THE MECHANIC; Plans a Spring 2011 Release

     August 8, 2010

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CBS Films has acquired US distribution rights for director Simon West’s (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) The Mechanic from Millennium Films.  A remake of the 1972 action thriller starring Charles Bronson, The Mechanic follows an elite hit man (Jason …

Clive Owen Replaces Paul Walker in PROTECTION

     January 21, 2010

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While Production Weekly tweeted about it yesterday afternoon, Empire Online confirms that Clive Owen will replace Paul Walker in the action-thriller, Protection.  The film has also changed up its directors with Patrick Alessandrin (District 13: Ultimatum) replacing Simon West (Tomb …

Paul Walker May Use PROTECTION

     May 12, 2009

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The surprise Liam Neeson hit “Taken” is now spawning a range of imitators and they didn’t take away the obvious plus (stoic plus martial arts equals bad-ass) but that pretty young girls are useless and need saving.  While this is …