Movie News

Aussie Patrick Hughes to direct The Expendables 3

Movie News
Brooke Campbell

Entertainment writer and public relations consultant. Has written for such publications as Tom and Blockbuster Interaction. Knows her 9 times tables.

Though Mel Gibson was said to have been considered, fellow Aussie Patrick Hughes has been picked to helm Millennium’s “The Expendables 3″, according to writer/star Sylvester Stallone.

Hughes directed the terrific Aussie thriller “Red Hill” – starring Ryan Kwanten as a young country copper forced to protect his town from criminals – a couple of years back.

Stallone revealed the news in a series of Tweets over on his Twitter page :

Does Hughes being onboard suggest we might see “True Blood” hunk Kwanten joing the gang this time around? Dunno. “Expendables 3″ kicks off this Summer – with Hughes said to be beginning work this week with Sly and the team on it – with Stallone, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren returning for more. No word whether Bruce Willis or Arnold Schwarzenegger will have roles in this one yet (or Wesley Snipes, who is said to be atop of Sly’s ‘wish list’).

Hughes spoke to Clint on the Moviehole podcast a couple of years ago, which you can listen to here.

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

About Brooke Campbell

Entertainment writer and public relations consultant. Has written for such publications as Tom and Blockbuster Interaction. Knows her 9 times tables.

View All Posts

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message

captcha

More in Movie News

mallrats2

Jeremy London, Ethan Suplee returning for Mallrats 2

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
stephendorff

Dorff gets a badge for Texas Chainsaw prequel

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
COACH

Another ’90s TV Hit returning!

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
supertroopers

Super Troopers 2 director answers those lingering questions!

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
seanyoung

Blade Runner actress nixed from sequel?

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
transformers

Transformers sequels, spin offs in the works

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
julialouis

Seinfeld fave in talks for Force Majeure remake

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
audramcdonald

Beauty and the Beast finds it’s Garderobe

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015
blunt-talk

First look at Patrick Stewart in Blunt Talk

Caffeinated ClintMarch 28, 2015

Login

Lost your password?