Producer Avi Lerner revealed to Total Film magazine that he had offers Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford, Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke and Wesley Snipes to cast in The Expendables 3.
"I approached Clint Eastwood for the role. We have a character created especially for him. I spoke with Harrison Ford and Wesley Snipes for when they get out of jail. Nicolas Cage has already agreed to play one of the roles. And we will bring back Mickey Rourke. Of course with current distribution" said Avi Lerner.
The idea of The Expendables franchise belongs to Sylvester Stallone who in 2010 wrote, directed, co-produced and starred in the first film that made revenues of 274 million dollars.
The Expendables 2 directed by Simon West was released this summer and stars Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Dolph Lundgren, Jason Stathm, Jet Li, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, and Liam Hemsworth. This time Stallone was involved only as an actor and screenwriter.
"Every actor in this movie had a brilliant career. Bring them all to pile was a small miracle," said Stallone's movie calls it a unique event. "You can not do this many times in his career" - he told Stallone.
Heroes of the first film The Expendables, come together when Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) calls for a team seemingly easy task.
Last Friday production The Expendables 2 was released in the U.S., shortly after reaching # 1 at the box office. To the delight of fans of Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Chuck Norris and Van Damme, who have the first opportunity to see them in action all together, along with other famous names of movies were the explosions and weapons come first, The Expendables 2 has grossed U.S. $ 28.6 million, putting the leaders in weekly top-grossing films in cinemas.
Media speculation about the distribution of the third part of the series have already started to appear in spite of predictions total displaced several names, including that of Sean Connery, is circulated even producers. According to producer Avi Lerner, Nicholas Cage, Clint Eastwood, Harrison Ford and Wesley Snipes is in talks to take a role in The Expendables 3! However there are exceptions.
Asked yesterday what he thought about speculation in the press, Chuck Norris said that if The Expendables 3 will arrive back in production, it will not be part of the cast: "That was for me. Only movie number 2. However this was very special for me.'s Just for the simple fact that I did a movie with these guys that I know many, many years." The real reason Chuck Norris did not want the next movie The Expendables not know yet, officially.