Simon West

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

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by Jacob Hall January 22, 2015 @ 9:43 AM
Paramount
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

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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.