Expendables 4: The official trailer of the movie shot in Thessaloniki has been released

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Lionsgate released the trailer of Expend4bles (Expendables 4).

Starring Sylvester Stallone, Megan Fox, Jason Statham and 50 Cent, the trailer of the film, scenes of which have been shot in Thessaloniki, is full of action.

With whatever weapon they find in front of them, the "Expendables" take on a new and perilous mission.

Expend4bles will start showing in theatres on September 22.

Watch the trailer:

Like all the previous installments in the series, the fourth one is also based on an original story by Spenser Cohen, who also serves as the co-scriptwriter on the project along with Max Adams and John Joseph Connolly. Jason Statham, who also stars as a lead character, serves as a producer along with Avi Lerner, Les Weldon, Yariv Lerner, and Kevin King.

From what we have gathered, the fourth movie will also obviously follow a group of mercenaries who are going to head out on a supercharged action adventure to right some wrongs. And while the earlier movies pivoted on Stallone’s character, this time around it's rumored that the story might be different and will likely focus on the other main characters whom we had seen in the previous movies.

Other than that the plot details and story are being kept tightly under wraps by the creators and the production team as of now. But that said, we do have quite a few updates on the cast and characters, background, filming dates, and so on, to keep you hooked.

The Expendables franchise has always been a homage to the classic 80s and 90s action movies and has invariably featured an ensemble cast. The fourth installment will be no different. The Expendables 4 is set to see the return of Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, and Randy Couture, reprising their original roles from the last three installments as the leading quartet of mercenaries.

Stallone reprises his role as Barney Ross, the leader of The Expendables who takes on assignments from government agencies. Barney portrays himself as mostly invulnerable but often expresses regrets about his life choices. He is close to his team members and often concerned about their safety.

He is an expert pilot, loves to take his targets off guard, and wields a revolver as his signature weapon. The fourth movie will be the last appearance of Barney Ross in the series. In any future stories, if any, the focus will most likely shift to his close friend and fellow teammate, Lee Christmas.

Statham will reprise his role as Lee Christmas, a former SAS soldier and Barney’s closest friend, Lee is trusted with any dangerous mission, like no other. Though he often questions Barney’s decisions, he is very loyal to his friend. Lee is the team's knife expert, who can use knives with incredible speed and accuracy, which comes in very handy to kill targets. He is also a butt of jokes from his teammates, who keep targeting his arrogance, appearance, and so on.

Lundgren will return as Gunner Jensen, an expert with heavy weapons and an indispensable member of The Expendables. In the earlier movies, we learn that Gunner has been mentally and emotionally unstable due to stress and trauma from years of combat, as well as extensive drug and alcohol abuse. He has previously been discharged by Barney in the past due to his mental instability but later rejoined the team as an integral member.

Couture returns as Toll Road, the demolitions expert for the Expendables. Although he has had smaller roles in the earlier three installments, Toll Road is quite significant to the stories. In the earlier stories, it is established that he used to be a wrestler and got injured which left him with a deformed ear, which makes him very conscious. Toll Road is easily angered, especially when his teammates make fun of his ear.

Iko Uwais (The Raid) will play the film's villain, Rahmat, a former soldier who becomes an arms dealer and owns a private army, who, needless to say, will be confronting our Expendable heroes.

Joining the returning cast members, there are also some new but famous faces on board, including rapper/actor Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (Den of Thieves) as Easy Day, Megan Fox (Jennifer’s Body) as Gina, Andy Garcia (The Godfather Part III) as CIA agent Marsh, Jacob Scipio (Bad Boys for Life) as Galan, Levy Tran (The Haunting of Hill House) as Lash, with Thai martial arts legend Tony Jaa (Ong Bak), Sheila Shah (Rambo: Last Blood), and retired strongman and World's Strongest Man 2017 winner Eddie Hall in undisclosed roles.

One major icon who won't be returning for the fourth movie is Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Governator confirmed in May 2023 that he will not be back as Trench in Expend4bles

The Expendables series started in 2010 introducing Barney Ross, Lee Christmas, Gunner Jensen, and Toll Road, among others, as a group of elite mercenaries who undertake all kinds of assignments and missions from government agencies around the world, including assassinations, rescue ops, and more. All the stories revolve around these four key characters.

Each of the first three installments in the series features a new mission, carried out by a different set of mercenaries, but all led by Ross, Christmas, Gunner, and Road. Although a continuation of the series, The Expendables 4 does not necessarily take off from its predecessor (The Expendables 3). As per the latest news, the fourth installment will focus more on Lee Christmas.

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