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.

Sylvester Stallone confirms Patrick Hughes will direct <strong><em>The Expendables 3</em></strong>
Aside from Sylvester Stallone, who is returning as Barney Ross, no other actor has been confirmed for the sequel. Wesley Snipes and Jackie Chan have been mentioned as possible new additions, but nothing is set in stone yet. Dolph Lundgren revealed in January 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).