There are three key parts to making a movie for a director, the preparation, the shooting and the editing. The preparation is all about idea generating, taking a story and turning it into a screenplay. To make a great movie you need a great script. If the script is right then there is a much… Continue Reading
Take an exclusive look at some inside information on one of my latest films Stratton. Hear about the casting choices, how I did my research for the film and some hair raising stunts all exclusively in the video below. Stratton is in cinemas now so make sure to check it out.
Take a look at the exclusive full length trailer for Gun Shy and let us know what you think in the comments below. You wont have to wait too long to watch the full film, Gun Shy comes to cinemas on 8th September so be sure to check it out!
Gun Shy (formerly known as Salty) has been bought by Saban Films who plan to release the film in September. Keep an eye out for any more updates on Gun Shy and when you can watch it in cinemas. Here’s the full article Saban Films Acquires Simon West’s ‘Gun Shy’ Starring Antonio Banderas
Time flies, and so do criminals! My classic film Con Air has just turned 20 and I’ve been catching up with The Telegraph to take a look back at the making of Con Air and sharing all the great memories I have from working on such an exciting film. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/0/like-crash-plane-hotel-film-director-simon-west-incredible-making/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_em
Stratton is a British action thriller film directed by Simon West, based on the novel series of same name by Duncan Falconer. The series’ lead character John Stratton is played by Dominic Cooper, while the rest of the cast includes Gemma Chan, Austin Stowell, Tyler Hoechlin, and Tom Felton.
Salty has been picking up pace recently as it launched at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival, lead actress and ex bond girl Olga Kurylenko captured the attention of some of the media as she posed for photos with her co stars at the event in a beautiful gown. The film wrapped in July but was… Continue Reading