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The Expendables 3 (2014)

The boys are back with more action than ever

Details Release Date: Aug 15, 2014; Genre: Action/Adventure; With: Nicolas Cage, Jackie Chan, Milla Jovovich, Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham; Distributor: Lionsgate

In the action threequel, Sylvester Stallone's mercenary leader Barney Ross faces a new foe, Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson). ''Conrad is a former member of the Expendables,'' explains director Patrick Hughes (Red Hill). ''There's a dark history between the pair.'' Other well-known newcomers to the already star-larded franchise include Antonio Banderas, Wesley Snipes, and Harrison Ford, who plays a mysterious CIA type. Last August, Stallone tweeted that Ford was ''in'' but Expendables two-timer Bruce Willis was ''out,'' and then slammed the Die Hard star as ''greedy and lazy.'' Hughes coyly claims ignorance of the flap. ''I wasn't aware — what did he tweet?'' he says, laughing. ''I could run for Congress, couldn't I?''
Originally posted Apr 09, 2014
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