‘The Expendables 2’ Teaser Poster

An early synopsis has also been released for this follow-up to Sylvester Stallone’s action extravaganza.

The Expendables 2 is still in the very early stages of development, yet an early promo poster is currently on display at the Cannes Film Festival. Take a look at this poster below, and read on for the first synopsis of this action sequel.

The Expendables Promo Poster

Nu Image, one of the production companies behind the sequel, released an early synopsis on its official website recently. Take a look at the plot description below, which indicates that one of the Expendables is getting killed off.

"The Expendables are back and this time it's personal! After Tool (Mickey Rourke), the heart and soul of The Expendables, is brutally murdered on a mission, his comrades swear to avenge him. They're not the only ones who want blood. Tool's beautiful young and wild daughter Fiona embarks on her own revenge mission, complicating matters when she is captured and ransomed by a ruthless dictator plotting to destroy a resistance movement. Now Barney and The Expendables must risk everything to save her and humanity."

The Expendables 2 was released August 17th, 2012 and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The film is directed by Simon West.

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  1. Adrian La Touche

    Wow can't wait for this movie,all those legends acting or cameoing. But why cast a softie for this movie.This ain't no chick flick.Come on Mane!!!

    4 years agoby @Adrian-La-ToucheFlag

  2. Worth5Bucks

    cant wait for the movie, but the first poster was much stronger

    4 years agoby @mattbierwagenFlag

  3. SomethingMore

    Good plot for creating old style action movie.
    Poster is nice

    4 years agoby @SomethingMoreFlag

  4. Dylan Mccann

    wasnt even that good, could barely understand what they were talking about the scenes just lagged on like my sentences lol the cast did good but wasnt great, knifes looked fake and mickey rorke or however you spell it can not speak any louder!! lol sorry ima pass

    4 years agoby @dylan-mccannFlag

  5. Cheetoboy

    Hopefully when the whole cast is revealed, there will be a new and improved poster(which I'm sure there will be).

    4 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  6. Messenger


    Yup, I agree, TKS wasn't as great as I thought it would be but it was VERY solid and you really can't make anything ground breaking with a true life story. You can make an amazing film experimentation with person's life story is, to me, a no no.

    And please, don't get me wrong. The Expendables had MAJOR issues but since I knew it wasn't going to be little jumbled to begin with it didn't bother me to much.

    I believe Stone is an awesome director, though you did lose a bit of camera direction in The Expendables but Balboa, Rocky and First Blood were great movies. Had everything you needed to make a solid movie.

    I'm not saying that The Expendables was flawless just saying that I had fun and damn it, that's what movies are about! =)

    4 years agoby @messengerFlag

  7. CelluloidDreams

    A little premature!!

    4 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  8. Brian


    4 years agoby @brianFlag

  9. the Narrator

    @messenger, I'm pretty sure that the majority of the film buffs in the world judge films exactly the same way as you do. The only thing that ever differs is the persons expectations.

    Sure, Stallone is no fantastic director or handler of stories (look at his latest Rambo). However, I did expect more effort from a Stallone film than a paper thin plot, an unnecessary side-story, well coordinated but altogether unnecessary fight scenes. It wasn't been paced right so I couldn't enjoy the unnecessary barrage of action near the films climax. as for The Kings Speech, it was a good film for its genre, but highly overrated, with little to present the audience with other than a dramatic retelling of a mans struggle with his pronunciation. Going into movies, expecting one thing and judging it on that is fine, but I choose to judge films on their potential, and if one approaches it, or at least goes out swinging, I commend it. However, films that don't put that effort forth just take up space because they're not doing anything to change the industry. They're just repeating what's previously been shown and usually, has been shunned as well, and you wonder why they set out to do that at all, aside from them money.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  10. Rich Ebersole

    not bad butt could be better!

    4 years agoby @Rich-EbersoleFlag

  11. CUPID


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  12. Messenger


    I hear you, man. I enjoyed the first one not because of it's great story, I enjoyed it because it entertained the hell out of me. I tend to know what type of movie I'm going to go see and then if that movie doesn't live up to or excel for what type of movie it is then I'll probably won't like it.

    I just watched The King's Speech and I liked it because it hit all the right spots for a movie of that genre. Was it mind boggling or somewhat original, no but I liked it for solid story, writing and acting which is what I was expecting from it.

    4 years agoby @messengerFlag

  13. Bane5000

    Aww that sux, theyre gonna kill off Rourke, i thought his character was good and ateast the most emotional in the film, when hes telling the story of the woman on the bridge he didnt save....

    So now the question is whos gonna play his ss kicking daughter whos gonna avenge him?

    4 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  14. K.Guy

    That was quick.

    4 years agoby @kguyFlag

  15. the Narrator

    @messenger, I wouldn't burn those types of films because I don't watch those types of films. The kind of film that foreign markets eat up, but western markets tend to spit out in a short period of time. The type of film that's highly unorganized, and whose plot is incoherent or scarcely there. Yeah, I wouldn't burn those films, because with the information provided, I usually tend to steer clear of unnecessary mimics. The Expendables had a big gimmick, and that was its cast, but I won't fall for that again. The keys on a piano may only number to 88, but most films of this specific type of action genre only utilize the same 5 or so over and over again. Yeah, you could say I'm slightly biased towards these types of films, not for lack of originality, but for lack of progress or attempts of trying.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  16. Messenger


    If you burned ever copy of every movie that had to deal with revenge then you'd burning for a loooong time. They're 88 keys on a piano, it's all in how you play them.

    4 years agoby @messengerFlag

  17. RocknRolla

    Keep Tool alive & kill off Randy Couture instead because his acting sucks & his character was lame. If they did that it wouldn't have the same effect because Tool was a good character & Toll Road(Randy Couture) wasn't.

    4 years agoby @rocknrollaFlag

  18. LilZook

    wow so they killed off rourkes character ..y??

    4 years agoby @lilzookFlag

  19. Dan


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  20. Cripple

    Hell yeah!!!!

    4 years agoby @crippleFlag

  21. Nawtnt

    Awesome teaser poster and the story seems good.

    I hope they bring all the action heroes from the 80's and this will better than the first one.

    4 years agoby @nawtntFlag

  22. Corey W.

    Nothing we haven't seen before. A skull? C'mon.

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  23. Smitty-werbenjagermanjensen

    was kinda hoping theyd actually give micky rourke a bigger more action part.. not an action part and then kill him off in the begininng

    4 years agoby @Smitty-werbenjagermanjensenFlag

  24. Tre Pound Williams

    Hmm whos going to play the daughter? Also why does this plot feel like its been used b4. I suggest a rewrite before naming this plot. Also they should see if they can fit Wesley Snipes in this movie since he couldn't make the last movie.

    4 years agoby @tre-pound-williamsFlag

  25. the Narrator

    Dictator? Uprising? Revenge? We've seen all of this before,and I'm not interested.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag


    Way to early for the plot details to be leaked. Solid plot none the less. Pumped for it either way!!

    4 years agoby @iamfratsonFlag

  27. skywise

    maybe this one will be better than the original.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  28. Pjwolsker

    damn i liked Mickey in the Expendables. i dont want him to die

    4 years agoby @pjwolskerFlag

  29. Cheetoboy

    Yeah this is kind of too early to spoil anything, but still a pretty solid story line. I wonder who will play his daughter, I also wonder what other new stars will be in the movie(obviously besides, the recently reported Jaun Claude Van Damme, I bet he'll probably play as the dictator). I hope to see Vin Diesal and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in future Expendables sequels.

    4 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  30. SherlockHolmes2009

    Sounds good but abit too early

    4 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

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