Much like the current trend for trailer teasers, another popular marketing idea is spreading character posters into the winds, headed to every corner of the Interwebs. The team behind G.I. Joe: Retaliation did it last week and now it’s the turn of Sly and
Promising that “this time it’s personal,” the new film finds Barney (Stallone) and his group of old and not-so-old soldiers gathering together for another mission at the behest of Mr Church (Willis). It would seem to be an easy payday, but one of them doesn’t make it out alive and soon the rest are swearing to deliver some bullet-riddled, explosion-filled payback. But they also have to tackle an even bigger threat, one that could change the balance of power in the world…
The images come courtesy of (deep breath): Ain’t It Cool (Sly), Hitfix (The Stath), Cinema Blend (Jet Li), JoBlo (Dolph Lundgren), MTV (Chuck Norris), the movie’s Facebook page (Terry Crews), Fandango (Randy Couture), Moviefone (Liam Hemsworth), Yahoo Movies (Jean-Claude Van Damme), Collider (Bruce Willis), Alliance Films (Arnie) and IGN (Nan Yu).
With Simon West calling the shots, the film will be out on August 17.