When cars are exploding all around you, exotic showgirls are being capped off in the street and you find your wife in bed with your best friend, you might want to call it a day on that $500 job to protect Halle Berry (X-Men: Days of Future Past). But for ex-Secret Serviceman Joe Hallenbeck (Bruce Willis – Die Hard), 500 bucks is 500 bucks. He’s gonna see this through to the end.
You know for a dancer he’s one hell of a detective
Following the success of La Femma Nikita in 1990, “renegade” (as labelled by HBO) French director Luc Besson (Lucy) finally had the opportunity to bring Fifth Element, a film he’d been dreaming up on-and-off since he was a teenager, to the big screen. Hollywood studios were paying attention to the hot young talent, offering to back him up with fat wads of greasy green cash. Even genuine A-lister Bruce Willis (Die Hard) was saying he wanted to star. The only snag was Willis was knee-deep in one of the most productive periods of his career; he was booked up until 95′. So Besson decided to wait and in the meantime made a small scale “passion project” he’d thought up whilst shooting Nikita. Léon was born.
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So Stallone and Co. recently released some black and white character posters for each of the Expendables 3 posse, and oh man has the team grown. While we still have the A-list of 80’s badass icons from the original film (minus Bruce Willis), Sly has also thrown Wesley Snipes (Demolition Man, Blade), Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones, Star Wars), and Mel Gibson (Mad Max, Braveheart) into the mix, amongst many others. Hot off the heels of these artsy promo snaps, we’ve also been graced with a new trailer, one that promises plenty of merry violence and explosions to come. Oh my!
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