Jason Statham is set to reunite with his “Expendables 2” director, Simon West.
The action helmer has signed on to direct Statham in “Heat,” the upcoming remake of the 1970s Burt Reynolds thriller.
The film will also reunite Statham with Cory Yuen (director of “The Transporter”), who will act as action director/fight choreographer. Statham is also producing alongside Steven Chasman of SJ Pictures.
“Heat” will begin production in February, 2013.