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'The Expendables 3' Teaser Trailer: Every '80s Action Movie Star Ever...

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Despite the fact that The Expendables 3 won’t be seeing a release until August 15, 2014, and the film itself just completed shooting this summer, we’ve already got a teaser trailer for a movie that is now still nine months away.  While it doesn’t showcase much action, it does show off the fact that the film stars just about every ‘80s action movie star ever (minus Bruce...

'The Expendables 3': Kelsey Grammer Joins Already Insanely Overloaded Cast

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Because the cast of the upcoming The Expendables 3 isn’t bursting at the seams quite enough with a roster of disparate actors (so far: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson, Harrison Ford, Kellan Lutz, Ronda Rousey, Victor Ortiz, and Glen...

'Rambo' TV Show Is Actually Happening, Sylvester Stallone May Star

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Ol’ Sylvester Stallone—the guy just can’t seem to help himself.  Ever since Rocky Balboa came out in 2006 to surprisingly decent reviews and box office, Stallone has been in full-on revivalist mode—churning out a Rambo sequel in 2008, as well as reviving the gloriously big and dumb action films of the 1980s with his The...

'The Expendables 3': Full Cast, Plot Announced (Get This: There Will Be...

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After all the hubbub concerning Bruce Willis not being willing to sleepwalk his way through his The Expendables 3 cameo for anything less than $4 million, we finally have a full cast roster and plot summery for the third film in the aging-action-stars-punch-each-other franchise.  And, if the film is directed by Patrick Hughes with a willingness to laugh at itself,...

'The Expendables 3': Sylvester Stallone Hints That Mel Gibson Will Be The...

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Due in part to the fact that his age is advancing, and also because of the whole hating minorities thing, and just maybe because of laying the blame for every war ever on the feet of the Jewish populace, Mel Gibson has begun to slip into the career phase in which he stops playing the hero in films and instead gets stuck with being the villain.  Case in point: his turn as “eccentric arms...

'Escape Plan' New Poster: Stallone And Schwarzenegger Plot A Prison Break

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For years, fans of cheesy 1980s action cinema dreamed of the day in which hyper-muscular and monosyllabic stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone would star together in what could only be the greatest cheesy action film ever.  But then it never happened in the 1980s.  Or the 1990s.  Or the 2000s.  Finally, in 2010, we got The Expendables, in which Schwarzenegger popped...

'The Expendables 3' Wants Cage, Chan, Jovovich and Snipes

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Sylvester Stallone has tweeted up a storm ideas for who will be in the next Expendables movie, and it looks like he's found four for his third outing with the series. Those names are: Nicolas Cage, Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes, and Milla Jovovich. And it appears they're going to be in the movie.

'The Expendables 3' Gets A Director

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Sylvester Stallone, who has excitedly taken to Twitter like your annoying aunt who thinks it’s “cute” to Tweet every last random filament of thought flitting through her head, has been using the social media platform to discuss his search for the perfect director for The Expendables 3.  Stallone directed the first film, and Simon West directed the second, and...

Gina Carano Attached To 'Female Expendables Project'

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Despite the fact that The Expendables 2 did middling business compared to its surprise success of the 2010 original, producer Adi Shankar is still moving forward with his “OK, we’re pretty much ripping off The Expendables, but with women!” film project, which will gather together a host of cinema’s most badass leading ladies for an action film project...

All-Female 'Expendables' Movie In The Works

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It seems the Expendables phenomenon is a force not to be reckoned with; the successful action extravaganza has given new life to Arnie and Sly's flagging careers, there’s already a second sequel potentially in the works, and now we’ve heard news of an all-female incarnation. Excited? Then read on for more.

Box Office Predictions: 'Expendables' Gets Audience

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Next weekend brings us The Apparition - a ghost story movie - and Premium Rush, which was supposed to come out in January. That's a roundabout way of saying that this is the last week of summer for big movies, and if it's going to go out, it's going out with a bang.

Top Ten Action Movies... Featuring Over The Hill Asskickers

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With The Expendables 2 opening this weekend, it unites Sylvester Stallone (age 66) with Chuck Norris (72), Arnold Schwarzenegger (65) and Bruce Willis (57). In this case it's the years and the mileage. But having a bunch of geriatrics deliver death blows in nothing new in cinema, and many of our favorite masters of putting foot-to-ass could collect Social Security....

'The Exependables 2' Just Became Rated R Again

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If you’ll recall, back in January, Chuck Norris demanded that The Expendables 2 be downgraded from a hard R like its predecessor to a lighter PG-13 because, quote, “so kids can see it.”  Because, as you know, if there’s one thing children need to be watching, it’s Chuck Norris and a cache of 1980s action stars pretending to murder a lot of people.

Comic-Con: 'The Expendables 2' Gets A New Poster

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How do you screw up the excitement for the cheesy goodness that is The Expendables 2?  I mean, you’ve got an action film starring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren, and Jason Statham—it’s going to be big, stupid fun, right?  So how do you knock the goodwill for the film down a peg?  You release a...

New 'Expendables 2' Poster Is Heavy On The Photoshop, Fire, And Floating...

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Looking as if Sylvester Stallone took one look at the horrible theatrical poster for The Dark Knight Rises and said, “hey could we do that, but even crappier?,” the final theatrical poster for The Expendables 2 is a sight to behold.  Featuring cartoonish flames, photoshopped heads floating on top of bodies, and actors with about 25 years sandblasted off of their faces,...

Could 'The Expendables' Come to the Small Screen?

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It looks like Lionsgate may be turning some of their properties into television shows. What could be on that list, considering they now own Summit Entertainment's titles as well? It sounds like The Expendables, Step Up and Red are being thrown around for possible series consideration. Interesting...

The 'Expendables 2' Full Trailer Is Out, Even More Ridiculous Than You...

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Featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger announcing “I’m back!,” Jason Statham stabbing a groom at a wedding and declaring “I now pronounce you man and knife,” and Sylvester Stallone crashing an airplane into a train tunnel in the side of a mountain, the trailer for The Expendables 2 features some of the most ludicrous action clichés committed to celluloid since...

'The Expendables 2' Trailer For The Trailer Is Released, And Is As Annoying...

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They’re baaaaaack—no, not The Expendables, that group of Canon Films fodder from the 1980s and 1990s, here to resuscitate the adenoidal action films of the 80s—rather, the trailer for the trailer has returned.  After seeing annoying trailers for trailer for films like the Total Recall reboot as well as The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, we...