Simon West Caught Up In “Dust & Glory”

“Con Air” and “The Mechanic” director Simon West is in negotiations to board the car racing-themed romance adventure “Dust and Glory” for Top Cat Media and Blue Star Entertainment reports Heat Vision.

Based on a novel by Evan Green, the story is set during the 1950’s Redex trials which covered more than 10,000 miles of Australia desert and bushland which included some of the toughest racing terrain in the world.

Robert Lewis Galinsky’s script follows the rivalry between an American hotshot and an Australian legend. Galinsky, Elizabeth Howatt-Jackman and David Parker are producing.

Shooting will kick off in the Summer in Australia. West is currently shooting “The Expendables 2” in Europe