Sylvester Stallone has announced in a letter to many sites that Curtis ("50 Cent") Jackson has replaced Forest Whitaker in The Expendables, as Whitaker had some schedule conflicts. Also, Stallone confirmed the cast to include:
Hale Caesar is Curtis Jackson
Toll Road (new character) is Randy Couture
Monroe is Eric Roberts
Tool (an ex-Expendable) is Mickey Rourke
Bao is Jet Li
Lee Christmas is Jason Statham
Lacy is Charisma Carpenter
Sandra is Giselle Itie (famous Brazilian actress)
Barney 'the schizo' Ross is Stallone.
Stallone's action adventure, which he is writing and directing, is set to be released April 23, 2010. The story follows a team of mercenaries on a mission to overthrow a South American dictator.