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Sly Tweets Expendables 2 Possibilities
Bruce Willis as a supervillain?

30 August 2010  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Twitter

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A few weeks ago, in the days before The Expendables' release, Sylvester Stallone was hoping it would do well enough to "open a little more liquidity in funding the sequel". Now that it's officially a palpable hit, nailing the highest-grossing opening weekend of Stallone's career, those bucks are clearly more or less assured, and Sly is gaining confidence and forging ahead. And he wants Bruce Willis to be The Expendables 2's main villain.

"Had dinner with Bruce Willis last night. I want him in Expendables II as a super villain. What do you think?", Tweeted Sly on his brand new Twitter account. Bruce, you'll recall, was Mr Church, the mysterious spook with the impromptu pseudonym who sets The Expendables on their explodey course. Is Stallone planning to develop the man behind the smirk, or keep him shady? Could the mystery of his identity be part of the plot? Will The Expendables be going after Church for revenge?

No answers; just questions. One respondee to Sly's feed suggested [SPOILER] bringing Steve Austin back from the dead as his character's twin brother. "That's exactly what Bruce suggested!" was the answer. "Damn, do I have to battle that monster again!!!!!!!????"

And a few hours later, he was musing locations: "What would be the most dangerous places in the world to set the sequel?" Suggestions included South Africa, North Korea and Thailand. Harry Knowles suggested "Afghanistan, Iran or Milan". Nobody has yet mentioned Newcastle's Bigg Market on a Friday night.

What say you, dear reader? Do you want to see more Bruce? And where should Expendables II be headed? Sly appreciates your feedback. But while you're plotting, bear in mind these words of wisdom from the man himself: "The hardest part of making action films is attempting to inject heart and soul. Bullets are easy. Emotions are hard. Like life itself." He said before that he was planning something "radical". Maybe it'll also be deep...


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Definitely the Bigg Market, though Sly may have trouble finding a suitable love interest.... On a semi serious note - He needs to get JCVD and Segal involved in the sequel! More

Posted by Mr Grizzly at 11:10 on 09 September 2010 | Report This Post

I say....
I say it should be set in Iran. Just because that's so rare a place to actually set a movie and because Ahmenijad in real life is so batshit crazy. I mean, how many movies can you think of that have been set in Iran? The only one I can name off the top of my head is Not Without My Daughter, which was NOT AN ACTION MOVIE. Even if it did have Alfred Molina in his "scary as shit mode". And Iraq movies have pretty much been done I think. There's no more left to say unless someone does More

Posted by darkraven28 at 23:27 on 31 August 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Expendables II - Oh Yes (fast hands rubbing)
Should be set in Sri Lanka. Beautiful country, and the recently ended civil war makes all manner of macguffins possible as well as allowing them to show areas devastated by the conflict, mines etc. More

Posted by C.C.C.P. at 12:00 on 30 August 2010 | Report This Post

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