Con Air director Simon West talks Nicolas Cage and the making of the film….


From the inaugural Action Fest in 2022 director Simon West did a Q&A about his 1997 Hollywood action Con Air with its all star cast led by Nicolas Cage as a newly-paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe who finds himself trapped in a prisoner-transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Simon West did a great Q&A about working with Nicolas Cage and the making of the film and what went on behind the scenes. Some hilarious anecdotes and some never before heard stories about how the film came to be including many of the changes including the climactic ending before taking questions form the audience.

related feature: Simon West talks about his actioner ‘Skyfire’

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Here’s the Simon West Con Air Q&A in full…….



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