Shooting of Star-Packed 'The Expendables 2' Underway in BulgariaCulture | September 26, 2011, Monday // 15:56| views
Cast members (L-R), US actor/director Sylvester Stallone British actor Jason Statham and Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren arrrive for the Berlin premiere of `The Expendables` in Berlin, Germany, 06 August 2010 Photo by EPA/BGNES
The shooting of the much anticipated sequel to "The Expendables" is underway in Bulgaria, it has been announced.
Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren and Jean-Claude Van Damme are among the cult action heroes expected to star in the movie that is to be directed by Simon West.
"The Expendables 2" has a budget of over USD 80 M and its shooting will take place mainly at the Sofia-based NU Boyana studios. Hundreds of Bulgarian professionals are employed alongside their foreign colleagues to participate in the shooting process.
Already in July, Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) learned some exciting casting news for the upcoming action movie.
"Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke...who else? Of course, Bruce Willis," NU Boyana studios CEO David Varod told Novinite in an exclusive interview upon asked about the movie's ensemble cast.
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