WHO’S IN IT?

Sylvester Stallone (Rocky), Jason Statham (The Transporter), Jet Li (The One), Antonio Banderas (The Mask of Zorro), Wesley Snipes (Blade), Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV), Kelsey Grammar (Frasier), Randy Couture (Setup), Terry Crews (Terminator Salvation), Kellan Lutz (Twilight), Ronda Rousey (film debut), Glen Powell (The Dark Knight Rises), Victor Ortiz (film debut), Robert Davi (The Iceman), Mel Gibson (Lethal Weapon), Harrison Ford (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Arnold Schwarzenegger (Commando)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Patrick Hughes (Red Hill), director; Katrin Benedikt (Olympus Has Fallen), Creighton Rothenberger (Olympus Has Fallen) and Sylvester Stallone (Rambo), writers; Avi Lerner (16 Blocks), Danny Lerner (Conan The Barbarian), Kevin King Templeton (Escape Plan), John Thompson (Brooklyn’s Finest) and Les Weldon (War, Inc.), producers; Brian Tyler (Iron Man 3), composer; Peter Menzies Jr. (The Incredible Hulk), cinematographer; Sean Albertson (Warrior) and Paul Harb (Fire with Fire), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

The Expendables, a group of mercenaries led by Barney Ross (Stallone), face a new adversary in the form of Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), a ruthless arms trader as well as the group’s co-founder who is now out for revenge after surviving an assassination attempt by Ross. To overcome Stonebanks and his diabolical plans, Ross and the rest of his comrades must recruit a new and younger generation of Expendables…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

As with the previous two films, The Expendables 3 promises to deliver an explosive throwback to the action films of the 80s while proving to be both fun and enjoyable on its own as well.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 14TH AUGUST 2014