this does perform, I think it will open a little more liquidity in
funding the sequel… I have an idea ready to go. People think doing a
sequel is easy, but it’s not because you need the element of surprise.
I’m going to try to do something that’s quite radical.”

That’s Stallone speaking with the LA Times about The Expendables
upcoming release, and if he’d pull the trigger on a follow up if it
performs. Of course he would. He doesn’t get any more specific about
what kind of story or location would drive an Expendables
sequel, but there’s still plenty of B-action stars left to bring into
the fold, so Stallone would have no shortage of new old blood.

The action film, which Nick and I reviewed
(from fairly different perspectives), opens this weekend and is set to
kick a decent amount of monetary ass. Once the dust and the blood
settle, maybe we’ll get a better idea where Sly wants to take the

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