Sylvester Stallone Decides To Call It Quits On The Expendables
The news is bound to come as a disappointment to fans of the blockbuster action franchise since Stallone played the lead in the series. It will also come as a surprise due to past comments the actor made on Facebook about having “great ideas” for the fourth film and looking forward to the project. But it seems that an unknown disagreement between Stallone and Lerner has forced him to change his mind about continuing with the project, a development that could potentially jeopardize the movie.
“I don’t think it’s over,” Lerner today told Deadline, sounding optimistic that something could still be worked out to have Stallone involved. “…In my opinion, it’s not dead.”
The first film in The Expendables franchise proved to be a success at the box office, taking in $103 million domestically with another $171 million from foreign markets, but interest in the series began to wane in the US with The Expendables 2 bringing in $85 million and The Expendables 3 collecting just $39 million at the domestic box office.
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