'The Expendables 3' will bring back our favorite team of action movie stars, including Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and Jason Statham, to take on a new baddie of sorts. But which newcomers will be joining the fun on their upcoming excursion has been some area of speculation, with Jackie Chan being the latest to join the team, based on his previous statements. And with a production start date in the near future, Wesley Snipes is getting more attention thanks to fellow action hero Dolph Lundgren.
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'The Expendables 3' is in the works, whether you're excited for it or not. Perhaps the main reason to get excited for the flick is to see who Sylvester Stallone wrangles in to join the ensemble, other than Jackie Chan (rumored cast members have included Harrison Ford, Nicolas Cage to Clint Eastwood!) But perhaps even more crucial to the movie's success will be the man sitting in the director's chair. We're still awaiting word of the 'Expendables 3' director but John Woo, who at one point was unquestionably the most exciting conductor of action, says he "will do it"...
The all-star cast of the 'Expendables' franchise is gearing up for a third installment, which our buddy Sylvester Stallone has already said is hoping will include an abundance of "new blood." There've been a number of names thrown into the mix -- one of which was Nicolas Cage, though Sly insists he has no knowledge regarding that particular rumor -- but someone brand-new to the crew has confirmed to have officially boarded the action star-filled 'Expendables 3,' and that's Mr. Jackie Chan.
Those 'Expendables' are still truckin'; despite being a combined age of 794 (well, roughly), the creaky action heroes are soldiering on toward 'The Expendables 3,' with Sylvester Stallone leading the charge. However, they just might be too old for this, um, stuff.
Stallone recently implied that the group will have to bring in new blood to keep going - and no, we don't mean a transfusion - we mean a new set of characters to shake things up and give the elder gentlemen a boost. So what does Sly have in mind? Find out after the break!
Now that 'The Expendables 3' is officially a go, our attention now turns to who exactly will be coming back into the fold for this beloved action franchise? Aside from the primary stars, there have been rumors that the studio was trying to get some newbies to step into the fold -- Nicolas Cage, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Clint Eastwood and Mickey Rourke. Now, after all this waiting, one of them as been confirmed!
With talk of 'The Expendables 3' going back to early this year, the film has already been discussed at length. Time to start contemplating the stunt casting for ‘The Expendables 4’ already, right?
But even though it seems ‘The Expendables 3’ was getting more coverage than the sequel at hand last week, most of that was all speculation and wishful thinking along with some humorous lists of unlikely actors to bring into the fold of action heroes. We've got a different idea for the sequel though...