Lionsgate announced today an August 17, 2012 release date for The Expendables 2
. The film currently has the slot to itself, with G.I. Joe 2
scheduled to hit theaters a week earlier on August 10.
Sylvester Stallone's first film earned an impressive $274.5 million worldwide on a budget of $80 million.
The original opened on a similar date - August 13, 2010.