Deadline is reporting that Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer mentioned this morning that actors Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes, Nicolas Cage and Milla Jovovich are all in “advanced negotiations” to appear in the upcoming The Expendables 3.
Chan, Snipes and Cage have been on Sylvester Stallone’s radar for the film for some time as rumors of their casting have been floating around for a few months. Stallone has also spoken previously about wanting a “Young Sigourney Weaver” for the film, could that be the role Jovovich is up for? Check back here for confirmation on the casting soon.
The Expendables 3 will be directed by Patrick Hughes (Red Hill). The cast of the last film included, in addition to Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Nan Yu, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Exactly who among those might be returning remains to be seen.