Shooting of Star-Packed Expendables 3 to Start in Bulgaria Next Month
The shooting of “The Expendables 3”, an action movie packed with old-school stars, is to start in Bulgaria on August 19, according to local media.
The shooting in the Bulgaria-based NU Boyana Film Studioswill take 10 weeks, the Monitor daily says.
The movie’s impressive cast is expected to include Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Milla Jovovich, Mel Gibson, Jackie Chan, Mickey Rourke, Dolph Lundgren and Wesley Snipes, among others.
Media reports say Mel Gibson is likely to play the main villain.
There are also rumours that Steven Seagal might also make an appearance. The Expendables 3 is being directed by Red Hill helmer Patrick Hughes, and is due to arrive on screens in August 2014.
The third installment of the action-adventure franchise has been eagerly anticipated by fans after the success of “The Expendables 2”, which was also filmed mainly in Bulgaria.