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New Trailer For Ready Player One

Star Wars Trilogy On Blu-ray Uncut To Be Released In Near Future

For a long time Star Wars fans have been clamoring for Disney/Lucasfilm to re-release the original, unaltered cut of the first Star Wars trilogy, and Comicbook.com has now confirmed with two independent reliable sources that just such a plan is under way.

According to our sources, Disney has plans to release the original cut of the Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray. Our sources indicate that the project has been under way for quite some time, but it’s been challenging because of some damage to the original negatives they are utilizing. The goal is to release A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of Jedi in their complete, unaltered, original form without the redone special edition SFX.

Our sources did not have an exact date as to when the original cut of the Star Wars Trilogy would be released on Blu-ray, due to the challenges Disney has encountered in pulling everything together. However, our sources indicated the goal is to have it ready and released before Star Wars Episode VII is…

Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD & Digital HD On October 7th

Live, Die, Repeat when “Edge of Tomorrow” arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 7 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Directed by Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”), “Edge of Tomorrow” stars Oscar® nominee Tom Cruise (“Born on the Fourth of July,” “Jerry Maguire,” “Magnolia”) and Emily Blunt (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “The Adjustment Bureau”).

Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ sci-fi thriller “Edge of Tomorrow” was directed by Liman from a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth, and based on the novel entitled “All You Need is Kill” by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. “Edge of Tomorrow” is the first motion picture to be shot at Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.

“Edge of Tomorrow,” was produced by Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, Jeffrey Silver, Gregory Jacobs and Jason Hoffs, alongside executive producers Doug Liman, David Bartis, Joby Harold, Hidemi Fukuhara and Bruc…

Limited Edition Poster By @paulshipper For AFS’s @SinCityMovie TEXAS PREMIERE EVENT!

ODD CITY LLC, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AUSTIN FILM SOCIETY (AFS) REVEALS LIMITED EDITION SCREEN PRINT BY ARTIST PAUL SHIPPER FOR AFS’s SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR (3D) TEXAS PREMIERE EVENT!

The Odd City limited edition prints will be on sale at The Paramount Theatre (713 Congress Ave) at Austin Film Society’s Texas premiere of SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR (3D) on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, with directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, as well as Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, in attendance.

The posters will also be available to purchase at the exclusive event after party, which will be held at the Rattle Inn (610 Nueces).

Tickets to attend the screening and after party can be purchased online through the Austin Film Society. For more information and to purchase a ticket, visit: https://www.austinfilm.org/sincity2

The PAUL SHIPPER SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR print will be a limited release of 200. The 18x24 print will be printed with 4 inks and one metallic on MOHAWK paper BY D&L…

The Expendables 3 Tanks At The Box Office

Lionsgate and Millennium Films' The Expendables 3 opened to a muted $875,000 Thursday night from more than 2,200 locations. While on par with the $870,000 earned by The Expendables and ahead of the $685,000 grossed by the sequel, the threequel rolled out at 7 p.m., compared to midnight for the first two films.

To boot, The Weinstein Co. and Walden Media's new YA film adaptation The Giver wasn't far behind, pulling in $750,000.

Expendables 3, featuring a multigenerational lineup of action stars, is expected to take in $20 million to $25 million for the weekend, a series low. In addition to potential franchise fatigue, a pristine copy of the film leaked on the Internet is likely to hurt grosses, much like what happened when X-Men Origins: Wolverine was pirated before its release in 2009.

The weekend's other new offerings are the R-rated comedy Let's Be Cops, which got a jump on the competition by opening Wednesday, and The Giver. A trio of specialty films all but exp…

THE GIVER Review. No One Can Help This Ship From Sinking

Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep, can’t help this ship from sinking.


Look who's back with another review. RAMA. I want to thank him again for reviewing the film. Make sure to follow him on Facebook and twitter.

I’ve never read the book yet, so I’m not the millions who say that THE GIVER is one of their childhood favorite but as a movie, I just don’t see anything special about it. The story or the concept may be special and unique or groundbreaking when it first hit the shelves, but to have it now, in a sea of other dystopian utopia formulaic young adult stories like it, THE GIVER just seems too late, too familiar, and too flat, there’s nothing extraordinary about this film, which is heartbreaking considering I’m a huge fan of director Phillip Noyce’s ‘Jack Ryan’ movies and that THE GIVER also showcases such greats as Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep, but even they can’t help this ship from sinking.


Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, and Cameron Monaghan play three best friends who are distin…

New Look For Stormtroopers In STAR WARS: EPISODE VII

Indie Revolver got thier hands on the first images that may hint to us on the new look for the helmet worn by the stormtroopers and snowtroopers in J.J. Abrams-directed STAR WARS: EPISODE VII.


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#THEEQUALIZER TV Spot Eminem’s New Single

Here is the new TV spot for THE EQUALIZER featuring Eminem’s new single with Shia, “Guts Over Fear”



The Equalizer. This 1980's series starred Edward Woodward as retired CIA operative Robert McCall who helps people in need in New York City. And while shows like Person of Interest have upped the stakes, it was The Equalizer that first set the bat. Now, we finally have a trailer from Director Antoine Fuqua's film, which stars Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace-Moretz.

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#AlienIsolation Official Game Trailer "Improvise"

The Gamescom CGI Trailer – ‘Improvise’ – sees Amanda Ripley facing the same horror that haunts both her present and her mother’s past… Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien™, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance.



As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien. Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive. Alien: Isolation will be playable from October 7th, 2014.” -

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THE AGE OF ADALINE To Open January 23, 2015

THE AGE OF ADALINE will open on January 23, 2015 in wide release, from Lionsgate.

Adaline (Blake Lively) ceases to age following an accident one icy night, but keeps her condition a closely-guarded secret while embarking on a number of incredible adventures throughout the 20th Century. After years of a solitary life, she finds the love and courage that enable her to fully begin living.

Cast: Blake Lively, Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman, Ellen Burstyn, Amanda Crew, Kathy Baker
Director: Lee Toland Krieger
Producers: Sidney Kimmel, Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi
Production Company: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lakeshore Entertainment
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country of Origin: USA
Language: English

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#DancingGroot Clip From GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

A new “Dancing Groot” clip from Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.



From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—wit…

The Expendables 3 Review: The Indescribable Expendability of Dumb

Slight improvements keep the brainless The Expendables 3 off life support...barely.
These days, 60 is apparently the new 30 and what better what to celebrate such an inappropriate consideration than to see a bunch of old dudes try to remain relevant in an industry that seems ready to show many of them the front door? This is The Expendables 3, a measurably better experience than previous entries, but still of little value beyond mindless action apathy.

With a smaller team, Barney (Sylvester Stallone) and his friends (Jason Staitham, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, and Dolph Lungren) raid a prison train to liberate the maniac Doc (Wesley Snipes) for what he calls 'tax evasion.' But soon the team is caught in a deadly shootout with Barney's former Expendable buddy Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson), whose love of gunpowder and large-scale death is equally only by his love for fine art. When a teammate goes down, Barney decides to protect his friends by hiring a younger crew (Ke…

TEXAS RISING Coming In 2015 From History Channel

FROM THE PRODUCER OF THE RECORD-BREAKING AND EMMY® AWARD-WINNING HATFIELDS & MCCOYS

HISTORY TELEVISION EVENT SERIES “TEXAS RISING” PREMIERES MEMORIAL DAY 2015

ALL-STAR CAST INCLUDES BILL PAXTON, BRENDAN FRASER, RAY LIOTTA, JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN, THOMAS JANE, OLIVIER MARTINEZ, CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY, MAX THIERIOT, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON AND MORE.

8-HOUR TELEVISION EVENT BRINGS TO LIFE THE TEXAS REVOLUTION AND THE RISE OF THE LEGENDARY TEXAS RANGERS

HISTORY’s eight-hour television event series TEXAS RISING will premiere Memorial Day 2015, it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, Executive Vice President and General Manager, HISTORY & H2. The series will detail the Texas Revolution and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers.

“We’re ecstatic with what we’ve seen so far from production,” said Hoogstra, “I can’t think of a better way to kick off summer than with a big television event that’s sure to resonate with our fans.”

TEXAS RISING is produced by A+E Studios and ITV Studios America …

TV Review: Tyrant “Meet The New Boss”

TV Review: Tyrant “Meet the New Boss”
By: Brandon Wolfe

The crux of ‘Tyrant’s’ first (and hopefully only) season finally locks into place in “Meet the New Boss” as Bassam begins the preliminary stages of a coup against Jamal, drawing in allies to remove his brother from office. This is the character arc that Bassam has had earmarked since the pilot, embarking on a journey from wanting nothing to do with his country or legacy to gradually developing an inevitable thirst for power. After the debacle with the sheik’s death, Bassam has decided that Jamal’s incendiary temper makes him unfit to rule Abuddin, which is almost certainly true, but one begins to wonder how much of Bassam’s drive is truly motivated by what is best for his country versus what his own ego suddenly demands.



You’re going to keep wondering about that, too, because Adam Rayner isn’t getting across any of the ruthless ambition fueling Bassam. This is very much the Walter White character template being played out here, wh…

Tom Hiddleston To Star In Ben-Hur?

Deadline is reporting MGM, Paramount and Timur Bekmambetov set a February 26, 2016, release date on an epic remake of Ben-Hur; have they found their chariot driver in Tom Hiddleston? I hear that he’s the one the studios are courting to play Judah Ben-Hur in the adaptation of the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ, which was the biggest-selling novel of its time until it was eclipsed by Gone With The Wind.

Hiddleston isn't being fitted for a toga just yet. He has other projects vying for his services, including the MGM pic Me Before You. Keith Clarke, who scripted the Peter Weir-directed The Way Back, wrote the script that MGM pounced on after that company got ambitious following its emergence from bankruptcy and huge hits in Skyfall and The Hobbit. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey joined Sean Daniel and Joni Levin as producers, with Clarke and Jason Brown exec producing. Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave scribe John Ridley wrote the last draft.

MGM released the 1959 Char…

POWER RANGERS Will Release On July 22, 2016

POWER RANGERS film now has a release date. Are you excited about this upcoming film?

From a story by Executive Producer Roberto Orci (TRANSFORMERS, STAR TREK, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2) and screenwriters Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller (X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, THOR) comes a modern reinvention of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, a group of ordinary high school kids who find themselves infused with extraterrestrial powers and must harness those powers as a team to save the world.

POWER RANGERS will open on July 22, 2016 in wide release, from Lionsgate.

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz
Producers: Haim Saban, Brian Casentini, Allison Shearmur and Roberto Orci
Production Company: Saban Brands
Genre: Action, Family
Country of Origin: USA
Language: English

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Betty Boop Film Could Be On It's Way

The desire to turn every recognizable property into a film franchise is nothing new. Now the Eye of Sauron-alike gaze of the entertainment industry has turned once again to Betty Boop, the 1930s cartoon icon.

Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment has entered a partnership with Animal Logic Entertainment – the animation company behind Happy Feet’s dancing penguins and The Lego Movie’s bricktacular – to nab the rights from Fleischer Studios for what is described in Variety’s report as a music-driven hybrid animated comedy.

Betty has been around since 1930, appearing in numerous Talkartoons from Max Fleischer and then her own cartoon series. An animated superstar, she’s since shown up in a wealth of shorts and other shows and has become a licensing goldmine, flogging everything from Chupa Chups to NASCAR in her time. On the big screen, she made a cameo in 1988’s ‘toon-laden Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

“Betty is an icon, and one of the biggest stars in the world – I’m thrilled to be working wit…

Gal Gadot Joins Kevin Costner In Criminal.

Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds and Gary Oldman are among the actors already on board the thriller

Gal Gadot, the actress who is playing Wonder Woman in the new Warner Bros./DC Entertainment movies, has signed on to join the robust cast of Millennium Films' thriller Criminal.

Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman, Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones have already been cast in the movie set to be directed by Ariel Vromen.

The story centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills, which were implanted into a dangerous prison inmate (Costner) in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot.

Gadot will play Reynolds' wife.

Producing are Chris Bender, J.C. Spink and Matt O'Toole.

Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Mark Gill, John Thompson, Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, Christine Crow, Jake Weiner and Jason Bloom are executive producing.

Gadot has appeared in three of the Fast & Furious movies, but the actress is poised for a big breakthrough by playing Wo…

Aquaman Gets Two Separate Writers

Will Beall, who wrote 'Gangster Squad,' and Kurt Johnstad, who wrote '300: Rise of an Empire,' are tackling two separate scripts for Warner Bros.

The scribes are writing — separately — scripts for Aquaman, one of the installments in Warner Bros.’ multimovie scheme to create a cinematic universe based on the DC Entertainment characters.
Aquaman is being developed on dual tracks, where studios and producers hire two separate writers to work on the same project in the hopes of getting the best version. The practice allows for release dates to be set while a project is still in development while giving it a muscular push. Warners needs just that as last week it dated nine untitled DC movies between 2016 and 2020.

Warners is not revealing which one of those will be Aquaman, but the first untitled DC movie is due for release on Aug. 5, 2016, with two more due in 2017, on June 23 and Nov. 17, respectively.
Aquaman is one of comicdom’s classic characters, having been created in…

Shannyn Sossamon Set To Star In Sinister Sequel

Following the success of 2012’s Ethan Hawke-led horror pic Sinister, the Blumhouse Productions team is going the Purge route for the sequel: maintain the concept, and swap out Hawke for new faces. Well, one new face so far, As Shannyn Sossamon is set to star in the next instalment.

James Ransone is returning from the first Sinister as the Sherriff’s Deputy who tried to help Hawke with the terror-infused home movies he found in his family’s new home. This time around, he’ll be coming to the aid of Sossamon’s single mum, who herself moves into a rural house with her nine-year-old twins, only to discover that the place is loaded with creepy supernatural phenomena. You really think the estate agent would have mentioned that alongside the healthy yard space.

Citadel director Ciaran Foy is taking over the megaphone for this one, working from a script Scott Derrickson wrote with Sinister collaborator C. Robert Cargill. The cameras are set to start rolling next week in Chicago and Universal h…

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE Opens In LA

THE BLOC ROLLS OUT THE RED CARPET FOR ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE

Austin-Based Theater Chain Expands its Major Market Footprint into Los Angeles' Premier Urban Destination

The Ratkovich Company, in partnership with National Real Estate Advisors, and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema today announced the Alamo Drafthouse will open its first Los Angeles, California theater at The Bloc, a 1.8 million square foot mixed use destination at the hub of the city's retail, entertainment, financial, and sports center. The Alamo Drafthouse Downtown is slated to open in 2015 as The Bloc completes its $180 million renovations and opens its doors as a vibrant, open-air, pedestrian-friendly, urban destination.

"We've been eyeing Los Angeles for many years now," said CEO and founder Tim League. "With The Bloc, we finally found the perfect location and partner to bring our brand of cinema to the birthplace of the industry."

Alamo Drafthouse provides a unique combination of theater and restau…

THE STORY OF FROZEN Premieres On ABC SEPTEMBER 2nd

THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC. All-New Exclusive ABC Special.

AN UNPRECEDENTED BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK AT THE MAKING OF A MODERN MOVIE BASED ON A TIMELESS TALE, “THE STORY OF FROZEN: MAKING A DISNEY ANIMATED CLASSIC” PREMIERES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 8:00-9:00 PM ET, WITH A LOOK TOWARD THE NEXT CHAPTER FOR ANNA, ELSA AND FRIENDS

FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK OF “BIG HERO 6,” WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS’ NEXT COMEDY ACTION ADVENTURE & MORE

“The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” is an all-new, original special in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Lincoln Square Productions and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The special ventures behind-the-scenes for an exclusive look at the origins and evolution of the Academy Award®- winning film “Frozen,” now the biggest animated feature of all time. A breathtaking and fantastic saga, the special tells the real story of making a modern movie based on a timeless tale that nearly overnight became a…

CHARLIE MORTDECAI Teaser Trailer

JOHNNY DEPP is CHARLIE MORTDECAI!



Here is the brand new teaser trailer for Lionsgate's hilarious action comedy film, MORTDECAI! When Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) is faced with a mysteriously missing piece of art, he's forced to set out on an international adventure to uncover the stolen item that may hold the code to unlimited wealth. Will his outstanding charm and good looks be enough to complete this mission?

Take a closer look into the life of Charlie Mortdecai below and find out what happens when it hits theaters FEBRUARY 6, 2015!

The film stars Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn, with Jeff Goldblum, and Paul Bettany.

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Turtle Tuesday: Get To Know Raphael

Today is Turtle Tuesday and every Tuesday we will be putting up information on your favorite NINJA TURTLE from the film TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES.



Raphael (Raph) –


The team's bad boy, Raphael wears a dark red mask and wields a pair of sai. He is physically strong, has an aggressive nature, and seldom hesitates to throw the first punch. He is often depicted with a New York accent. His personality can be fierce and sarcastic, and oftentimes delivers deadpan humor. He is intensely loyal to his brothers and sensei. He is named after the Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, Raphael.


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Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For @IfIStay in Sacramento

Win Tickets To An Advance For IF I STAY on Aug 18, 2014 7:30 pm in Sacramento.


Adapted from Gayle Forman’s 2009 bestseller, the film stars Chloe Moretz as Mia Hall, a young music prodigy who is experiencing her first taste of love with rocker Adam (Jamie Blackley). Wavering between her Julliard ambitions and her blossoming personal life, Mia is cast into an even more difficult situation when a devastating car crash kills her parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) and leaves her in a coma.


Caught between life and death in a limbo state, Mia must choose between fighting to live in a world where she’ll face tragedy and passing on to a presumably peaceful death. The film itself has survived a period in limbo, originally set up back in 2009 with Dakota Fanning attached, it was moved to MGM after a period in turnaround and is finally ready to hit the screen.


With a script by Whip It’s Shauna Cross and R.J. Cutler calling the shots, If I Stay also features Lauren Lee Smith, Jakob Davies …

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For @IfIStay in Santa Clara

Win Tickets To An Advance For IF I STAY on Aug 18, 2014 7:30 pm in Santa Clara.


Adapted from Gayle Forman’s 2009 bestseller, the film stars Chloe Moretz as Mia Hall, a young music prodigy who is experiencing her first taste of love with rocker Adam (Jamie Blackley). Wavering between her Julliard ambitions and her blossoming personal life, Mia is cast into an even more difficult situation when a devastating car crash kills her parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) and leaves her in a coma.


Caught between life and death in a limbo state, Mia must choose between fighting to live in a world where she’ll face tragedy and passing on to a presumably peaceful death. The film itself has survived a period in limbo, originally set up back in 2009 with Dakota Fanning attached, it was moved to MGM after a period in turnaround and is finally ready to hit the screen.


With a script by Whip It’s Shauna Cross and R.J. Cutler calling the shots, If I Stay also features Lauren Lee Smith, Jakob Davies…

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For @IfIStay in Fresno

Win Tickets To An Advance For IF I STAY on Aug 18, 2014 7:30 pm in Fresno.


Adapted from Gayle Forman’s 2009 bestseller, the film stars Chloe Moretz as Mia Hall, a young music prodigy who is experiencing her first taste of love with rocker Adam (Jamie Blackley). Wavering between her Julliard ambitions and her blossoming personal life, Mia is cast into an even more difficult situation when a devastating car crash kills her parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) and leaves her in a coma.


Caught between life and death in a limbo state, Mia must choose between fighting to live in a world where she’ll face tragedy and passing on to a presumably peaceful death. The film itself has survived a period in limbo, originally set up back in 2009 with Dakota Fanning attached, it was moved to MGM after a period in turnaround and is finally ready to hit the screen.


With a script by Whip It’s Shauna Cross and R.J. Cutler calling the shots, If I Stay also features Lauren Lee Smith, Jakob Davies and …

The Expendables 3 Premiere Images

The Expendables 3 Premiere photos.


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THE EXPENDABLES 3 team includes your favorite action heroes - Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, and Terry Crews …and a new generation of badasses - Wesley Snipes, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas, Kelsey Grammar, Harrison Ford, Kellan Lutz, Ronda Rousey, Victor Ortiz, and Glen Powell. THE EXPENDABLES 3 will be in theaters everywhere on AUGUST 15, 2014!


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