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Patrick Hughes set to direct The Expendables 3

24 April 2013 6:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

With The Expendables 3 expected to shoot towards the end of the summer, it looks like Sylvester Stallone has found his man to take the helm for the action blockbuster’s third outing.

Stallone did it himself on the first film. Then he drafted in Simon West to take the chair for the sequel. And now it looks like Australian director Patrick Hughes is set to get the job for The Expendables 3.

Taking to Twitter yesterday, Stallone teased a number of clues as to the identity of the new director, before finally announcing that Hughes was his choice for the job, recommending the director’s feature debut, Red Hill.

Rent  Red Hill.   Great Movie!!  500,000 budget 20 day shoot, Amazing – Rocky was 850,000 and 25 days , Good Omen!!!

And also recommending his short film, Signs, which you can watch below.

Hey , Everyone should go look at Patrick Hughes short film on U-Tube  It »

- Kenji Lloyd

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Patrick Hughes To Helm "Expendables 3"

23 April 2013 9:17 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Sylvester Stallone has announced on Twitter that Australian filmmaker Patrick Hughes is set to direct "The Expendables 3".

Hughes previously directed the 2010 mystery thriller "Red Hill" starring Ryan Kwanten. Hughes is reportedly set to meet with bosses at Millennium shortly regarding a formal offer.

Stallone added: "Hey, everyone should go look at Patrick Hughes short film on YouTube. It is called Signs. It will move you in a Good Way. You will Love it!"

Source: Digital Spy »

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Sylvester Stallone: 'Expendables 3 to be directed by Patrick Hughes'

23 April 2013 3:35 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Sylvester Stallone has revealed that Patrick Hughes will direct The Expendables 3.

The action star, who also co-writes the franchise, took to Twitter to announce Hughes's involvement in the third instalment.

The 66-year-old started a string of tweets with: "The director is an Aussie………", before writing: "Not Mel...Fresh talent... Directed a Damn good film 2 years ago…Think."

He added: "Ok .. Last Hint He is New.. the last film he did was more Red than Blue…"

Hughes previously directed the movie Red Hill in 2010, which Stallone then went on to name check in a subsequent tweet.

The 66-year-old actor continued to heap praise on Hughes in another tweet, which read: "Hey , Everyone should go look at Patrick Hughes short film on U-Tube It is called Signs . It will move you in a Good Way. You will Love it!"

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hughes is shortly due to meet with »

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