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The Expendables 2 are back! Track ’em, find ’em, kill ’em

HollywoodNews.com: They’re back! and it’s time to reload! Download the trailer for this summer’s highly anticipated sequel, THE EXPENDABLES 2, featuring more action (and explosions) than ever before! Everyone is expendable and the crew has a plan. Track ’em, find ’em, kill ’em. The Expendables are back[...]

Sylvester Stallone carries new “Expendables 2” poster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Expendables 2,” out next summer, has a bevy of action-hero names in its ensemble, but the new poster released by Lionsgate reminds us that one muscular star sits at the center of this macho universe. Sylvester Stallone. Sly deserves to carry this poster on his own. He’s the[...]

“The Expendables 2” trailer features Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Sylvester Stallone is hard at work filming a sequel to his men-in-arms smash “The Expendables.” But they’ve filmed just enough footage to piece together a teaser clip, which Lionsgate has posted online. We have it below, or you can see it in hi res over on Apple’s[...]

Why Jason Statham can’t break out of the B-movie action genre

HollywoodNews.com: For all intents and purposes, Jason Statham has been an action star since 2002, when Fox released the Luc Besson-produced The Transporter. Yes, more hardened film fans knew him from his Guy Ritchie work and from his supporting role in The One (a Jet Li vehicle from late[...]

Bruce Willis elaborates on Stallone’s plan for “Expendables” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It’s beginning to sound like the next “Expendables” will have more cast members than “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.” Writer-director-star Sylvester Stallone already received a ton of credit for finding spots for a dozen action stars both old (Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li), new (Jason Statham), and[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Switch,’ ‘Piranha 3D,’ ‘Vampires Suck’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The late August clearance sale began for studios this weekend when no less than five wide releases opened, some of rather dubious critical distinction, but not one of them could dislodge last week’s barn -burner winner, “The Expendables” for the top spot at the box office. It’s[...]

Stallone’s “The Expendables” heading to Spike TV … eventually

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The theater-to-home-video window may be shrinking, with some studios announcing new deals to stream on Netflix months after films have had their world premieres. But the theater-to-basic-cable frame isn’t nearly as tight. Take “The Expendables,” fir instance. Sylvester Stallone’s star-studded muscle flick dominated last weekend’s box office,[...]

Jeff Kimball shares memories about shooting ‘The Expendables’

By Bob Fisher HollywoodNews.com: The Expendables which topped the weekend box-office marks the first time that cinematographer Jeff Kimball, ASC has shot a film with Sylvester Stallone directing and playing a leading role. Their only previous co-venture was 16 years ago when Kimball lensed The Specialist, which featured[...]

‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ have strong weekend multipliers

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, The Expendables and “Eat Pray Love” both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs. the[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]