Are you going to get the sequel of the franchise? The answer is in the favor, The Expendables 4 has been officially confirmed.
If you are a lover of action movies, then this upcoming movie could be added to your list. An American action film, The Expendables 4 is directed by Scott Waugh. The credit for the screenplay goes to Spenser Cohen, Max Adams, and John Joseph Connolly. The upcoming thriller is based on Cohen’s original story.
It is the fourth edition of the franchise of Expendables. Already, it got appreciation from the audience and now, the enthusiasts are super excited for the next part. The central plot revolves around a group of elite mercenaries who are assigned a mission to counteract a Latin dictator who they discover is nothing more than a puppet in the hands of an ex-CIA agent.
The story was captivating and these fans’ demands were raised after the third installment. And the news of the continuation of the story delighted the fans over there. Let us check more details about this upcoming action-adventure, The Expendables 4, in detail.
The Expendables 4 Release Date
Well, we know that part 4 is coming, but the question arises when. The makers have specified that the movie will premiere next year i.e, 2022. However, there was speculation that the movie will hit the screen in the fall of 2021. But now, it could not be expected anymore.
So, we should wait for this actionable drama till next year. Expendables 4 is the fourth part of the franchise. The movie first aired in the year 2010 and is the sequel to the third part which was released in 2014.
Earlier the movie was expected to air in 2018, considering the last in the order. However, some factors including the pandemic situations stretched it too long. But finally, the movie is arriving to entertain the audience with action and exciting adventure rides. Talking about the release date, it is not clear as of now.
The developers may release it in the mid of the year or might be early. If we believe some of the reports, it tells the production is ongoing which could end soon. But in the meantime, it doesn’t seem that the dates would be revised now. The team will surely stick to the same period and for now, the wait is only for the release date.
The Expendables 4 Cast: Who Will Be There?
Most of the members from the original cast will revive their role in this new story. Some of the additional cast will certainly get some high-end specific roles. So far, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, and Randy Couture, from the original cast list have been confirmed to return for Expendables 4.
Expendables 4 will also feature some new famous faces, including Transformers franchise Megan Fox, rapper/actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and Thai martial arts legend Tony Jaa. There were reports that Terry Crews will not be part of this upcoming movie.
As he declined to return after Avi Lerner, the movie’s producer, demanded that he drop sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood agent Adam Venit. Talking about Jean-Claude Van Damm, he expressed his strong interest in playing Jean Vi, the twin brother of his Expendables 2 villain. So, we expect that he would be part of the fourth part too.
The Expendables 4 Plot
Well, as of now the story of the next part is not disclosed. It will certainly follow some past trends with some modern touch. Interestingly, it has been affirmed that Statham’s Lee Christmas will be the main protagonist this time around.
The Expendables 3 did not appear to be a direct sequel of its predecessor, with Sylvester Stallone’s Barney Ross and his protagonist squad of mercenaries triumphing over Mel Gibson’s arms-dealing henchman Conrad Stonebanks. The possible scenarios for what the team might do in The Expendables 4 are endless right now, but one thing is assured that makers have planned to give some additional drama and thrill to the story.
Action Elite shared that she liked the storyline and the idea behind it. She shared
“It is a thing! I got a script last year and enjoyed reading it. It was very well done, but where we are on the production scale and getting it moving, I’m not sure. There are a lot of things going on behind the scenes with the producer to make a film that big, so I’m hoping this spring we get the green light, but I’m not hearing anything definitive right”
The Expendables 4 Trailer
As far as the trailer is concerned, we have to wait for it till next year. As there was news, that the movie is in the final stage of production hence, the release date is not specified. It will take around a couple of months for the trailer if the movie is planned to release in Q2 of 2022. Till then, you enjoy watching all the previous parts to connect with the upcoming one.
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