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  1. Henry Cavill Departs Special Forces Thriller StrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    ... author Duncan Falconer, an ex-SBS (Special Boat Service) commando. Director Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) was apparently prepared to start shooting Stratton (currently listed as "Stratton: First Into Action" on IMDb) in London and Rome, ...


  2. Will Hulk Hogan Be Playing The Evil Villain In 'The Expendables 4'?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 |

    ... sequel has so far seen a well known name take on the villain role, starting with Jean Claude Van Damme in The Expendables 2 then Mel Gibson in The Expendables 3 . But if Hogan was to join the franchise he wouldn't be the first WWE legend to do so, ...


  3. Hulk Hogan Has Talked With Sylvester Stallone About Being an 'Expendables' VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | /film

    ... certainly see the light of day. With each sequel, the villain role has been played by someone famous. In The Expendables 2 , it was Jean Claude Van Damme. In The Expendables 3 , it was Mel Gibson. Hulk Hogan definitely would be a great name to go ...


  4. Cannes: Carnaby Seals International Deals for Jonathan Rhys Meyers Spy ThrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... Brook. Carnaby also secured a number of sales for its upcoming comedy-drama Salty , from Con Air and The Expendables 2 director Simon West , teaming again with HGC for China. Other buyers for the title - which is described as The Hangover meets Get ...


  5. Jean-Claude Van Damme: 'Pound of Flesh' film an actor's mind, body workoutRead the original story

    May 17, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... Mr. Van Damme upended his own action-hero image by portraying the villain in the ensemble cast of 2012's "The Expendables 2," led by Mr. Stallone. Mr. Van Damme said his fans embraced his dark side in that franchise, which also has featured Mr. ...


  6. Samuel L. Jackson to battle 'The Blob'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... professor who tries to stop the "other-worldly predator discovered deep within the earth." Simon West ( The Expendables 2 ) is set to direct. "I have been waiting to work with Samuel L. Jackson my whole career," West said in a release. "He is a ...


  7. Orgy of military regalia, war-game in 'Wolf Warriors'Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Arab Times

    ... are illustrated by Leng's initiation - in which platoon leader Long Xiaoyun (Yu Nan, "Speed Racer," "The Expendables 2") subjects him to a lie-detector test using Chinese drink instead of a polygraph. Leng passes by staying sober enough to chat Long ...


  8. Remember When The Expendables 3 Got Leaked? Well, Someone Just Got ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... its box office was more than $70 million less than 2010's The Expendables , and $100 million less than The Expendables 2. The blame for this failure was immediately laid at the door of a DVD-quality illegal leak, which hit the Internet three weeks ...


  9. Sunny Deol is bigger crowdpuller than George Clooney Dan BradleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    ... keep the actor's age in mind while choreographing stunts for him, and he retorts, "One of my last films, The Expendables 2 (2012), had a lot more senior actors (Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, among others), so it wasn't ...


  10. Movie buffs to share in profits of latest project by Lara Croft director Simon WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Film fans will be able to share in the profits of the latest project by British director Simon West, the man behind Hollywood hits including Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Expendables 2. West, whose films have grossed more than $1 billion worldwide, has raised A 10 million fundraising for his new film, Salty, of which A 1.8 million has been raised via crowdfunding platform Syndicate Room. Produced by West's production company, Simon West Productions, Salty is adapted from the novel by Mark Haskell Smith.


  11. Reboot of Phoenixville-shot 'The Blob' to be 'more along the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 |

    We first learned that the Phoenixville-shot B-horror film "The Blob" would see a remake back in January, when "The Expendables 2" director Simon West signed on to replace former director Rob Zombie. But rather than churning out an ode to the campy, original, West's version will reportedly be a more gritty reboot.


  12. Avengers: Age of Ultron and What Happens When the Cast Can't Fit on the PosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Film School Rejects

    ... and white. Names on top, bodies on bottom. Not creative at all, but it works, kinda. Until the poster for The Expendables 2 , which took all that and set it on fire. Same general group of dudes standing in the same general fanned-out pattern- only ...


  13. Director Simon West Characterizes His BLOB RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Ain't It Cool News

    Director Simon West (CON AIR, THE EXPENDABLES 2) has been discussing his recently announced remake of THE BLOB , offering our first sense of what kind of film we may have in store for us. Interestingly, it sounds like he may be sculpting THE BLOB's ...


  14. "Blob" Remake To Be More "Alien"-EsqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Dark Horizons News

    ... using gruesome but inventive make-up effects to portray the creature. Filmmaker Simon West ("Con Air," "The Expendables 2"), the man at the helm of the newest incarnation, tells Scree Relish that the upcoming second remake will have more of a sci-fi ...


  15. Dream Casting: 12 Former Action Stars We'd Love to See in 'The Expendables' TV SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WVII

    ... of this, the world officially makes no sense. Sure, he and Stallone had their public differences after The Expendables 2 , but the former Walker, Texas Ranger star is the perfect choice to bridge the gap between the film series and the small screen ...


  16. Stallone adapting a The Expendablesa for TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    COMING TO TV: This film image released by Lionsgate shows, from left, Yu Nan, Terry Crews, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture and Dolph Lundgren in a scene from "The Expendables 2." The "Rambo" star has signed a deal with Fox network executives to develop the TV series, which will unite iconic small screen action stars on a mission to stop a dangerous terrorist, reports "Ride Along" screenwriter Greg Coolidge and Kirk Ward will pen the script with Shane Brennan, while Stallone will serve as the show's executive producer, alongside the films' producer, Avi Lerner.


  17. Jet Li to return for The Expendables 4?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | FansShare

    When it was first revealed that Sylvester Stallone had come up with an idea to get the best of the ageing action movie stars to come together for an all-star action movie, a lot of people actually laughed at the thought of these old men trying to relive their youth. However, in 2010, the movie The Expendables was such a success that it went on to give us The Expendables 2 and The Expendables 3 , both giving us some more ageing action heroes along the way.


  18. Henry Cavill to Star in 'Expendables 2' Director's 'Stratton' ThrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    ... world of DC Comics as Screen Daily reports Cavill will star in Stratton , a special forces thriller form The Expendables 2 and Con-Air director Simon West . Cavill will play the title role in the film that is based on the first in a series of eight ...


  19. EXPENDABLES 2 Director Simon West to Helm STRATTON Starring Henry CavillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Collider

    ... on the first in a series of eight novels by ex-SBS operative Duncan Falconer. According to Screen Daily , The Expendables 2 director Simon West has come on board to helm Stratton , which features the eponymous character trying to lead his team to ...


  20. Henry Cavill to Star in Simon West's Thriller StrattonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    reports that noted action director Simon West ( Con Air , The Expendables 2 ) will direct Henry Cavill ( Man of Steel ) in Stratton , which will shoot in the UK and Italy this summer. The special forces thriller will feature Cavill as the title ...