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First Look: Schwarzenegger, Willis & Stallone on 'Expendables 2' Set

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October 11, 2011
Source: TwitPic

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sly Stallone, Bruce Willis

Well I'll be damned, I didn't even know they were shooting yet! Returning actor Arnold Schwarzenegger recently tweeted one of the first ever photos from the set of The Expendables 2, Lionsgate's sequel to Sly's action hit, this time being directed by Simon West. Schwarzenegger's photo includes a shot of him standing with none other than Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone, both of whom have roles in this, along side all the regulars like Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Mickey Rourke, Dolph Lundgren, even Jean-Claude Van Damme. I'm sure we'll be seeing photos of all of them eventually, too. But for now, check out this photo!

"Back in action for The Expendables 2! I'm having a fantastic time on set with Bruce and Sly in Bulgaria," Arnold tweeted. Here's a good look at the photo of John Kimble, Rocky and John McClane, via Twitpic:

Back in action for The Expendables 2!

Millennium Films / Nu Image now has Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Mechanic) set to direct The Expendables 2, with Stallone returning along with Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, Terry Crews and Jet Li. The cast now also includes Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis, along with rumors of John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. Shooting is already underway, as this photo confirms, especially because the Lionsgate has already set an official August 17th, 2012 release date next summer. I'm sure this is only the first of many photos to come, considering the hype they're going to build around this crazy cast of action superstars, which may indeed top the original. We'll keep you updated as they continue shooting! And thanks to ComingSoon for the tip. Looking good so far?

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Reader Feedback - 25 Comments

1

Yeah!

Jesse on Oct 11, 2011

2

15 years to late. But still cool.

Ryderup on Oct 11, 2011

3

Thumbs Up

Michael989 on Oct 12, 2011

4

"here's a good look at the full photo of Rambo, John McClane and Rocky" What? Do you mean Command, John McClane and Rocky?

Daniel Duarte on Oct 11, 2011

5

"Here's a good look at the photo of John Kimble, Rocky and John McClane." He didn't mention 2 Stallone characters. That's Arnold in Kindergarten Cop. Command? Do you mean Commando? That would be Mr. Badass, John Matrix.

grimjob on Oct 11, 2011

6

It got edited.

Daniel Duarte on Oct 11, 2011

7

gotcha. 

grimjob on Oct 12, 2011

8

Willis for the win.

Voice of Reason on Oct 11, 2011

9

Jet Li isn't in this...he dropped out awhile ago..

jah p on Oct 11, 2011

10

The real men of action....ahhh, bliss!

MithunOnThe.Net on Oct 11, 2011

11

Oh, I cannot wait for this!

grimjob on Oct 11, 2011

12

I hope in the sequel, there will be more amazing fight scenes.It would be good if they include Jackie Chan, Steven Seagal, Michael Jai White, Kurt Angle and Bill Goldberg.

Sands on Oct 11, 2011

13

too bad steven seagal is just awful

scuba steve on Oct 11, 2011

14

Kurt Angle and Bill Goldberg??? Sure Kurt's done some $2 (budget) movies for TNA, but Bill was only in Universal Soldier: The Return and uhh... The Love Boat: The Next Wave. They are not action stars.

Anonymous on Oct 13, 2011

15

i think the real bread winner you're forgetting who should be in this movie is Mel Gibson (the patriot, braveheart, we were soldiers, etc.). Don't even give him a gun...give him something with a blade and let him hack his way through the film!

JBrotsis on Oct 13, 2011

16

I wish they get rid of Statham and use the older action stars

Anonymous on Oct 11, 2011

17

Michael Jai White is in this one.

SandraB on Oct 11, 2011

18

Awesome, considering that this flick has been shooting for almost a month, now! I sure hope these guys, Van Damme, and Lundgren get EPIC fight scenes that showcase just what bad-asses they really are!!!!!

Spider on Oct 11, 2011

19

Can't wait!

Meow on Oct 11, 2011

20

Great,three kings!

David on Oct 12, 2011

21

Millennium Films, Nu Image and Bulgaria !!! ..  End of the story !

shero on Oct 12, 2011

22

WHERE THE HELL IS KURT RUSSELL ?!?!?!

Astroboy3000 on Oct 12, 2011

23

love the all the guys

Caroilnebuckland on Oct 12, 2011

24

Am I the only one that noticed that Arnold's outfit is almost exactly (I'm working from memory here) the same as his "undercover" getup in the beginning of Kindergarten Cop?

Anonymous on Oct 13, 2011

25

When those lost old actors go to Bulgaria and take a picture on the set of the movie you make a big deal of it  !! but when a stuntman dies on the set of the same movie and another one is in critical situation you are silent !! why is that ? does NU IMAGES and Millennium Films pay you to just publish good news about their movies and pass the bad news !?  I really hope you can explain this !? everywhere they wrote about the death of the stuntman .. just you are silent ! This is shame

Shero Rauf on Nov 2, 2011

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