After playing a bit of a guessing game with his followers, Sylvester Stallone confirmed that Australian filmmaker Patrick Hughes will direct The Expendables 3. Here are a few of the tweets that Sylvester Stallone sent out over the past few days.

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Sylvester Stallone confirms Patrick Hughes will direct The Expendables 3Aside from {4}, who is returning as Barney Ross, no other actor has been confirmed for the sequel. {5} and {6} have been mentioned as possible new additions, but nothing is set in stone yet. {7} revealed {8} that production may begin as early as this fall.

Earlier this month, Sylvester Stallone revealed that he wanted Mel Gibson to direct, but it seems a deal couldn't be made.

Patrick Hughes made his feature directorial debut with the Australian thriller Red Hill, which starred Ryan Kwanten (True Blood).