Harrison Ford Confirmed for 'The Expendables 3' But Bruce Willis Out

August 6, 2013
Source: Twitter

Harrison Ford

Okay, this is getting out of control, but in a good way. The Expendables 3 is already boasting one of the most impressive casts ever assembled for an action film, at least when it comes to veteran action stars. Sylvester Stallone leads the pack and he's joined by familiar franchise faces like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Terry Crews, Dolph Lundgren and new cast members like Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes and Milla Jovovich (Nicolas Cage is not confirmed). Now the unthinkable has happened with Stallone confirming on Twitter that Harrison Ford has joined the cast, but Bruce Willis will not return.

Ford has been wanted for the franchise since Avi Lerner mentioned his name last summer just before The Expendables 2 hit theaters. With Ford joining up and Mel Gibson seemingly playing the villain, this could turn out to be more fun than the second film, which was vastly more entertaining than the first adventure, which seemed to take itself too seriously. It would be nice if Cage ended up getting involved, but we're happy with the cast as it stands right now. Eventually Stallone is going to have to bring people back from the dead to make these films any bigger. The Expendables 3 arrives on August 15th, 2014.

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Sweet news...I hope he gets to point the finger at someone...

Gohikeone on Aug 6, 2013


pleeeeease let his family be kidnapped

Nick Sears on Aug 6, 2013


JBrotsis on Aug 6, 2013


Maybe thats why Ford has turned into such a sour douche in the last few years...yep family guy did it def family guy

Cody W on Aug 7, 2013


I guess I have to watch the first 2 now.

Quanah on Aug 6, 2013


Only the scenes with JCVD. He is crazy fun cause he doesn't take himself seriously.

mooreworthy on Aug 6, 2013


Yeah, his name is Villain in the movie. Seriously.

Morvidus on Aug 6, 2013


actually, he said he didnt talk to the entire cast during the filming because he wanted to be in character the whole time. sounds like he took it a little too seriously.

ColtNoir on Aug 7, 2013


Ah shiiittt. Now I gotta see it.

DAVIDPD on Aug 6, 2013


Man Harrison Ford would do anything for a paycheque these days. I am suprised Bruce Willis is out but glad Ford is in.

Charlie Hard on Aug 6, 2013


That's nice, glad Harrison is involved.

AHox on Aug 6, 2013


A nod to the sword scene in Raiders would go over well with me.

OfficialJab on Aug 6, 2013


This Harrison Ford picture is really creepy

terrible reactor on Aug 6, 2013


At this point, Harrison is good for voice-overs and not much more.

cobrazombie on Aug 7, 2013


"Eventually Stallone is going to have to bring people back from the dead to make these films any bigger." - he's not already?! I could have sworn most of the actors in E2 were stiffs. I thought it was hilarious with Stallone shitting on Willis on the way out, calling him greedy and lazy, saying it was a sure formula for career failure. Yeah, Willis is living hand-to-mouth these days, Sly.

Chris on Aug 7, 2013


Why hasn't he tapped Cynthia Rothrock to be in one of these yet. That would be better than Milla Jovovich.

Patrick Abernathy on Aug 7, 2013


While i loved cynthia rothrock's flicks back in the day, she'd be the wrong choice today. Mila is younger, prettier, better m/a.

aceb on Aug 18, 2013

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