It just isn’t as difficult to pair ’80s action icons as it used to be. The Expendables blazed a new trail for guys like Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger to work in the same film, and the sequel is soon to expand that testosterone showcase.
Last month it started to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger would also join Sylvester Stallone in a prison film called The Tomb. (Which, appropriately enough, was almost a Bruce Willis film at one point.) Now the two actors are locked and Mikael Håfström (The Rite, 1408) is set to direct, with Summit ready to distribute. Read More »
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The Tomb is like a revolving door of action stars and directors. The Summit project has been kicking around since 2008, with Jeff Wadlow (Never Back Down) as the original director and then Antoine Fuqua once set to direct and Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger flirting with the lead role. Now all of the above have moved on, and Willis and Schwarzenegger’s comrade in Expendability, Sylvester Stallone, is signing on to star. Read More »
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Bruce Willis is in talks to star in Antoine Fuqua‘s prison escape drama The Tomb. According to Deadline, Willis would play Ray Breslin, “the world’s foremost authority on structural security” who is framed and incarcerated in an escape-proof master prison he designed himself. Breslin is on a mission to escape, using MacGyver-like tricks, and find the person who put him behind bars.
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