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Sylvester Stallone has found his next directorial effort, signing on to direct Tough As They Come, while also starring alongside Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Adam Driver. The project, which is based on the best-selling memoir of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, is currently being shopped around to studios by William Morris Endeavor (Wme), with preliminary talks taking place at 20th Century Fox, although no deal is in place quite yet. It isn't clear if there is a screenwriter attached to adapt this book, but with these two stars on board, that may change quickly.
Deadline reports that Adam Driver will play Travis Mills, who was caught in an Ied blast during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan. He somehow managed to not only survive the blast, but he became one of only five soldiers to survive quadruple amputation, losing both of his arms and legs. »
Just before Christmas it was reported that The Expendables 4 had been given the green light, and will bring the curtain down on the action ensemble series when it opens around the globe in 2018.
Well, Sylvester Stallone has now confirmed his return as Barney Ross for the fourth and final instalment, providing a brief update on Facebookand stating that he’s beginning to work out for “the next Expendables, [which is] gonna be great, fingers crossed! We’re gonna do our best and I think we’ve got some really great attitude going, some great ideas. I think everyone’s expecting something different and we’re gonna give it to ’em.”
At the moment, details on The Expendables 4 are scarce, but we can probably assume that Stallone will be involved with the script, and possibly even direct as he did with the first movie. As for casting, we should probably expect most, »
- Gary Collinson
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