Samuel L. Jackson has been cast in the remake of the 1958 classic ‘The Blob’. Jackson will play Simon West, a biochemistry professor who attempts to thwart the bizarre predator discovered from deep inside the earth. Goldcrest Films is representing global sales and distribution and has already secured deals n Germany, Italy, China, Latin America, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, India, Middle East and South Africa. Jack Harris, who produced the original film, is producing along with Richard Saperstein, Brian Witten and Taewon Chung. The remake is set to start filming this fall.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter