Formal cast list for The Expendables 3 listed
There are lots of people in The Expendables 3. But the official cast list reveals several rumours never came to fruition...
Shooting begins next week on The Expendables 3, which will be the part where the casting rumours are finally settled, and the real work can begin. There's been no shortage of rumours this time around, with Sylvester Stallone savvily using his Twitter feed to stoke the fires. But it's producer Boaz Davidson who's taken to his Facebook page and listed the names of the talent in front of the camera this time. And they are:
* Sylvester Stallone
* The Statham
* Harrison Ford
* Mel Gibson
* Dolph Lundgren
* Wesley Snipes
* Jet Li
* Randy Couture
* Antonio Banderas
* Ronda Rousey
* Terry Crews
* Arnold Schwarzenegger
* Victor Ortiz
* Kellan Lutz
Once upon a time, at least four of those were amongst the biggest movie stars in the world.
What's interesting of course is who hasn't made the list. Now, to be fair, they may yet be holding an announcement or two back. Plus, we already know why Bruce Willis isn't returning. But also missing, and had been rumoured, are Milla Jovovich, Nicolas Cage (although we broke the news of his non-involvement here) and Jackie Chan. The latter in particular seemed very likely to appear at one stage.
The Expendables 3 will be in cinemas in August 2014. More on the film as we hear it.
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