Movie News

Gina Carano headlines all-female version of Expendables

Movie News

Australian living in Los Angeles, working in Public Relations and Publishing. Favourite films include "Romancing the Stone", "The Notebook", "The Dark Knight", "Muriel's Wedding" and "Jerry Maguire". Was asked to come onboard Moviehole after filling-in for one of the site's permanent writers.

A female version of “The Expendables” was touted a few weeks back, and now it seems it’s got it’s first recruit : Gina Carano.

The MMA fighter cum actress, who made her feature debut in Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire”, will headline the film, set up by Adi Shankar’s banner 1984 Private Defense Contractors.

A number of other female genre-staples are said to be also in talks for the film, penned by Dutch Southern.

“I don’t know how I’m supposed to make a movie that is supposed to be the female version of ‘The Expendables’ without Gina Carano in it. It would be like making Twix without caramel or Jamba Juice without jamba,” Shankar tells Variety, who broke the news.

Carano has a choca-bloc year head, she’s also set for “Fast and the Furious 6″ and “In the Blood”.

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on Pinterest

About Sophie Best

Australian living in Los Angeles, working in Public Relations and Publishing. Favourite films include "Romancing the Stone", "The Notebook", "The Dark Knight", "Muriel's Wedding" and "Jerry Maguire". Was asked to come onboard Moviehole after filling-in for one of the site's permanent writers.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

More in Movie News

Avengers-_Age_of_Ultron_24

Avengers featurette introduces Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 28, 2015
Alessandra-Ambrosio-Hangover-009

Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio joins TMNT2

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 28, 2015
levithian

Fox nabs The Leviathan

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 28, 2015
spectrebond

Teaser Trailer: Spectre

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 28, 2015
deadpool

Deadpool gets sassy in first image

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 28, 2015
AgeofAdalinePoster640

Final poster for The Age of Adaline

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 27, 2015
Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey boards The Billionaire’s Vinegar

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 27, 2015
JK Rowling Casual Vacancy

Trailer: J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 27, 2015
avengers - Copy

New Avengers: Age of Ultron footage in TV spot

Ashleigh DaviesMarch 27, 2015

Login

Lost your password?