Simon West

‘The Blob’ Remake Absorbs Samuel L. Jackson
If you were not very interested in Simon West’s remake/origin story of The Blob, you may have a reason to be a bit more interested now because Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast. Jackson has a particular set of enthusiastic skills that make him quite perfect for campy material — now…
Simon West is Remaking ‘The Blob’ With Lots and Lots of CGI
No one knows what fans of classic horror films did to anger the movie gods so much, but right now, they’re enduring trials and tests of will that feel like they’re out of the Book of Job. First, Universal decided to transform their monsters into superheroes, and now the guy who directe…
Jason Statham’s ‘Heat’ Remake Gets a New Director
Calm down, calm down. Jason Statham, the world’s foremost B-Movie star, is not tackling the Michael Mann epic that pitted Al Pacino against Robert De Niro. No, Statham is remaking the Burt Reynolds ‘Heat’ from 1986, and it was originally going to be helmed by Brian De Palma. Now…
Is a Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner Movie in the Works?
One couple’s tumultuous relationship is someone else’s potential movie: Fountainhead Productions is apparently looking to bring the failed six year marriage between Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner to the big screen. The crooner left his wife to marry the gorgeous “femme fatale…