The Expendables is finally back after a long-long time and that too with its most familiar and fresh faces. What actually began 11 years ago is finally coming out for one last time and the veteran mercenary Barney Ross’s entourage will return in the form of Expendables 4. The action-thriller franchise is a sequel to the movie The Expendable 3 and is also the final movie in the series for Stalone.
The Expendables was first released in 2010 and was a huge success at the box office. Fans completely enjoyed and appreciated the action thrills the movie brought to the table. It has been so many years since behind-the-scenes work has been going on for the movie. The director of Expendables by filmmaker Scott Waugh. Just like the previous installments of the movie, this is also based on an original story by Spenser Cohen. He is also a co-scriptwriter of the project along with John Joseph and Max Adams.
From what we have gathered Expendables 4 was announced in 2018 but since then there was no further news about it. The movie is also expected to go on a supercharged thrilling adventure to right ways and some wrong ways as well. With that said, we have gathered some more information and updates regarding Expendables 4 release date, cast, happening, and other things. Here’s everything we know so far about The Expendables 4:
Is Expendables 4 Really Happening?
From what we know the Expendables installment 4 is already in process since 2014 after the release of Expendables 3. By 2017, Sylvester Stallone was in conversation with studio Lionsgate and unexpectedly left the project. Luckily, Stallone returned for the project in 2018 but things have been pretty slow for Expendables 4 since then. According to Randy Couture, Expendables 4 was still on, and that too with a new version in writing format. Finally, the movie production was completed between mid-October 2021 and got an emotional video shared by Stallone.
The Expendables 4 Expected Release Date
At present The Expendables 4 has no decided release date. But what we do know is that the production for the movie has been wrapped up and its arrival in the theatres won’t be too far. Earlier we expected to get the movie by 2021 but now we can see the movie coming to theatres in 2022. The exact date of release is still unknown to us as there has been no official announcement from the franchise. Previous Expendables installments are released every time in August, so we are expecting the same from The Expendables 4 as well.
The Expendables 4 Cast
The Expendables franchise has always been a big homage to the classic 80s and 90s action movies. The reason behind this is the invariably amazing ensemble cast members in the movie. So we expect no surprises in this category from Expendables 4 series as well. In the fourth installment, we will be seeing the return of all familiar faces and fresh faces as well.
The returning stars would include Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, and Randy Couture. They will be specifically reprising their original roles from the last three installments of the series. These cast members will be joined by not famous but talented faces like hai martial arts legend Tony Jaa (Ong Bak), Megan Fox (Jennifer’s Body) as the female lead, Iko Uwais (Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins) along with Andy Garcia, Eddie Hall, Sheila Shah, Jacob Scipio, and Levy Tran.
The media president of Millennium commented on the cast and said:
[We] couldn’t be more excited to bring this star-studded, action-packed film to the big screen with Lionsgate, who have been with us since the inception of this franchise. To keep it fresh and fun, we’ve added exciting new stars to join the veterans; popcorn entertainment is guaranteed.”
Many roles of the cast members is still not out. However, we are hoping that we will be getting more information on cast members in the foreseeable future for sure. We will update everything here in the article as soon as we get any information.
What Do We Know About The Expendables 4 Plot?
On an honest note, we do not have any official plot for the story yet. But from what we know so far, the fourth installment of the franchise will see a very new and thrilling story. The Expendables 4 will see Barney Ross and his team of mercenaries setting out to get an arms dealer. They will together head up for a massive private army. We also know that Barney Lee, Gunner, and Toll will return to their original roles and it will set out on another dangerous mission.
We also know that lee’s character will actually get the spotlight. This means that Ross could either get killed by the end of the story. He might also retire and pass on the baton to Lee to ultimately lead the team. What we actually want to say is that Expendables 4 has loads of possibilities for the characters and there is no way to know how far these badass boys will go out. Ultimately it will be sad for Barney Ross as he is reaching the end of a fun and very exciting journey.
Trailer of The Expendables 4
Unfortunately, we do not have any official trailer for Expendables 4. But as the movie’s production schedule has been wrapped up so we will be seeing some promotional videos. Once we get closer to the release date we will begin getting new videos and teasers for the movie. Stay tuned for all the latest updates on Expendables 4.
In conclusion, we can say that this was all that we know about the upcoming Expendables 4. We will update our readers and fans of Expendables 4 over the coming days. Stay tuned to our website and keep checking this article for updated information on the same.