‘The Expendables 2’ Will Not Be Directed by Sylvester Stallone

The action star is currently considering a list of potential directors to take over this high-powered sequel.
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‘The Expendables 2’ Will Not Be Directed by Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone will not direct The Expendables 2Sylvester Stallone will not be helming The Expendables 2, despite a recent report claiming he will return as the sequel's director. Sylvester Stallone is, though, currently compiling a list of names that he'd like to see take control of this action sequel.

Back in March, a report surfaced that Sylvester Stallone would be stepping down as director of The Expendables 2. Then, earlier this month, a new story revealed that he would actually come back to direct, since his new acting project Headshot had lost director Wayne Kramer. It was believed that Sylvester Stallone was returning to direct The Expendables 2 because Headshot was going into limbo. However, Walter Hill is now directing Headshot, and the project is once again moving forward with Sylvester Stallone and Thomas Jane attached to star.

David Agosto and Ken Kaufman wrote the screenplay for The Expendables 2, and Bruce Willis will have an expanded role as a "super villain."

The Expendables 2 was released August 17th, 2012.

Sources:Deadline

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  • moviemaniac66 • 4 years ago

    I didn't really enjoy the first film so I don't really care who directs this one.

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    • perickson81 • 4 years ago

      Stallone says "GFY!"

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      • jimthar • 4 years ago

        @firstavenger oh me too. without a doubt. its not that im not excited about E2, just that i'd like to hear more about the other movie. stallone in a new theatrical release thats not rocky or rambo makes me happy. but trust me. im very excited for E2 as well.

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        • photoman • 4 years ago

          Direct, not direct, direct, not direct. If not really, than thats a good news.

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          • dan1 • 4 years ago

            He will, he won't, he will, he won't....lol

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            • comicbookfan • 4 years ago

              @johnnyblazetb82 Hahaha. I don't like him either but c'mon you gotta respect the Under Siege movies... don't you?

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              • johnnyblazetb82 • 4 years ago

                @comicbookfan Webs segal as an iconic action star? maybe in a Winchel's donut line trying to get the last bear claw. hahahahaha Van Damme over pudgy Ponytail any day.

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                • johnnyblazetb82 • 4 years ago

                  @jimthar Headshot sounds badass. but im stil more excited what kind of cast will make Expendables 2

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                  • jimthar • 4 years ago

                    while i am excited to see expendables 2 (with whoever directs it) i actually want to hear more about HEADSHOT. that movie sounds interesting. stallone and thomas jane? sounds fun.

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                    • thrashnasty190 • 4 years ago

                      eh, whatever

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                      • mattbierwagen • 4 years ago

                        @comicbookfan agreed but im not sure if there is any way that anyone who likes the first expendables wont like the second. They certainly can go righter but im confident they wont go wronger. @movieweb fix this please

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                        • pjwolsker • 4 years ago

                          @thedude1 totally the longer they wait the less action Sly will be able to do cause he'll be old as sh*t.

                          i like how it says the expendables 2 is still going to be directed by Sly at the bottom of an article saying he wont be

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                          • thedude1 • 4 years ago

                            So we have to wait til 2013 for Expendables 2? That sucks!!!!

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                            • comicbookfan • 4 years ago

                              @mattbierwagen I was just going to say that. It's funny and stupid at the same time that the movie pages database doesn't seem to get updated.

                              But, Sly NOT directing Expendables 2? I thought he had the "eye of the tiger" and that this franchise was his baby. Hmmm. First Jean-Claude Van Damme says he will only star in Exp2 if Steven Seagal is out, and now this. Not liking what I'm hearing... (Although Seagal sucks IMO, he's still an iconic action star along with the others.)

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                              • mattbierwagen • 4 years ago

                                lol

                                Article title: The Expendables 2 Will Not Be Directed by Sylvester Stallone

                                Last line in article: The film is directed by Sylvester Stallone.

                                thats hilarious

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                                • 2movieguys • 4 years ago

                                  This is bad news!!

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                                  • skywise • 4 years ago

                                    @jptheredskull I got to say that is kind of a brilliant idea altho i just dont see it happening. That would be an awesome fight tho.

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                                    • jptheredskull • 4 years ago

                                      @skywise And even though it probably wouldn't happen, I'd like to see a subplot between Norris's character and Jet Li's character in which Norris's character murdered Jet Li's father who would be played by.. wait for it..... Bruce Lee via pictures Li's character would have.

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                                      • skywise • 4 years ago

                                        @jptheredskull I couldnt agree with you more and it seems like that might be the directin they are taking.

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                                        • kguy • 4 years ago

                                          MAKE UP YOU MIND!!!

                                          p.s. JOHN WOO THIS IS YOU CHANCE!!!!

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