Simon West Helms “Mechanic” Remake

Simon West is set to direct the upcoming remake of the 1972 revenge classic “The Mechanic” reports Variety.

In the original, Charles Bronson played a hitman who takes the son of one of his victims under his wing.

Jason Statham plays the Bronson role while the original film’s producers Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff will serve in that capacity again.