With his high-octane action film The Expendables opening nationwide this weekend, writer-director-star Sylvester Stallone recently told The Los Angeles Times that he has an idea for a sequel, if the first film proves to be a success.

"If this does perform, I think it will open a little more liquidity in funding the sequel," he said. "I have an idea ready to go. People think doing a sequel is easy, but it's not because you need the element of surprise. I'm going to try to do something that's quite radical."
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Stallone wouldn't elaborate what that "radical" idea might be, but it seems this sequel could happen, with box office tracking suggesting the film will open over $30 million this weekend. Stallone also revealed that on-set injuries - including a broken neck - bode well for the success of the film.

"It's a good omen," he explained. "I didn't get a hangnail on the set of Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot."