Simon West

‘The Blob’ Remake Absorbs Samuel L. Jackson

by Britt Hayes May 14, 2015 @ 10:32 AM
Relativity Media
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 we just cross our fingers and hope this new Blob movie is like the amorphous alien version of Deep Blue Sea.

‘The Blob’ Remake Will Have a More ‘Sophisticated’ Monster, Says Director Simon West

by Britt Hayes March 10, 2015 @ 6:53 PM
TriStar Pictures
Not long ago, it was announced that Con Air director Simon West is working on a remake of The Blob, the 1958 horror classic which was remade in 1988. Since that announcement, we haven’t heard much (or anything) about West’s plans for the remake or if it’s actually still happening. The Blob is still very much happening, and West has opened up about his new project, revealing some details about the tone and how he’s approaching the iconic monster.

Simon West is Remaking ‘The Blob’ With Lots and Lots of CGI

by Jacob Hall January 22, 2015 @ 9:43 AM
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 directed ‘The Expendables 2’ is remaking ‘The Blob.’ We know not why we suffer.

Jason Statham's 'Heat' Remake Gets a New Director

by Damon Houx November 1, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
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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 it's going to be directed by Simon West.