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“They’ll Die When They Are Dead” – Sylvester Stallone to Not Return to $800 Million Movie Franchise as UFC Legend Randy Couture Hypes Up Expendables 4

Published 06/09/2023, 9:27 AM EDT

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The trailer for The Expendables 4, aptly titled ‘Expend4bles’, has just been released, reigniting the adrenaline-fueled excitement among fans worldwide. Reuniting the iconic team of mercenaries, the action-packed trailer for The Expendables 4, showcases the return of the legendary Sylvester Stallone as the indomitable team leader, ‘Barney Ross’. Joining him on this high-octane mission are familiar faces such as the razor-sharp knife expert, Jason Statham as ‘Lee Christmas’, the explosive and unpredictable ‘Gunner Jensen’ portrayed by Dolph Lundgren, and the master of demolitions, ‘Toll Road’, brought to life by the UFC legend Randy Couture.

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Unfortunately, Bruce Willis, who played CIA agent ‘Church’, has hung up his boots due to retirement, and Arnold Schwarzenegger won’t be returning either. Moreover, this film will mark Stallone’s final farewell to the action series.


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With a whopping $800 million already amassed by the franchise through its first three installments, this new chapter sets its sights on an even bigger milestone. Just like millions of fans across the globe, ‘The Natural’ Randy Couture, who is one of the stars of this slick actioner, has showcased his excitement.

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The former UFC Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Champion took to Twitter to express his enthusiasm for the fourth installment of this Hollywood blockbuster franchise. With the 76-year-old Stallone making his final appearance as team leader ‘Barney Ross’, this movie holds a special place for him.


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Couture wrote, “They’ll die when they’re dead. #Expend4bles trailer tomorrow! @expendables.” The Expendables series has received a number of new characters as the legendary Sylvester Stallone says goodbye to the brand. 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Andy Garcia, and Iko Uwais are a few of the cast’s intriguing new additions. Additionally, Tony Jaa, Eddie Hall, Jacob Scipio, Levy Tran, Sheila Shah, and others have important parts.


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The Expendables 4 is set to unleash a torrent of jaw-dropping action, leaving no stone unturned in its quest for excitement and adventure. It’s time to fasten your seatbelts and prepare for an explosive journey that will undoubtedly etch itself into the annals of cinematic history. Directed by Scott Waugh, ‘The Expendables’ is ready to hit theaters on September 22.

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Mayur Soni

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Mayur Soni is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. His journey as an MMA fan started with Conor McGregor’s historic 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo in 2015, which sparked his love for the sport. Since then, he has closely followed the sport and gained an in-depth understanding of its nuances, which reflects in his insightful and analytical writing.

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