“Heat” is celebrating strong sales success at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The Simon West-directed remake of the 1986 original has been sold to Lionsgate in the U.K., Dutch Filmworks in Benelux, SPI in Eastern Europe, Universum Film/RTL in Germany, Klockworx in Japan, Nordisk in Scandinavia, Sun Distribution Group in Latin America and Star Alliance in China.
Jason Statham is not only starring in the film but also one of the producers.
“Heat” is currently filming in New Orleans, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Other cast includes Milo Ventimiglia, Sofia Vergara, Anne Heche, Stanley Tucci and Hope Davis.