Stallone, Schwarzenegger in fighting form for "Expendables 2"
Jul 16th, 2012
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and their fellow aging action heroes are back in fighting form for new movie "The Expendables 2," thrilling crowds at the giant Comic-Con pop culture event with footage from the upcoming film. The new movie, a sequel to 2010's surprise hit about a group of rebel mercenaries out to kill a brutal military leader, appeared similar to the first one in film clips shown Thursday with an emphasis on old-school shootouts over sci-fi fantasy. ... (Source: Reuters) -
By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Arnold Schwarzenegger is in negotiations to co-star in Steve Pink's remake of "The Toxic Avenger," TheWrap has learned. A mainstream reboot of the "classic" Troma franchise, the action-comedy will follow a 17 year-old high school student who gets dunked in toxic waste by a corrupt... [Full Article]
By Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's opposition and the government of President Bashar al-Assad seem to be preparing to take part in an international peace conference against a background of some of the worst fighting this year. On Tuesday, Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and Syrian soldiers, backed by air strikes and artillery, renewed an ... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (AP) - An official Israeli committee on Thursday handed the government its proposal for ending a contentious system that grants Jewish ultra-Orthodox seminary students automatic exemptions from military service, setting the stage for what could become the first major conflict in the new Israeli coalition government. (Source: Associated Pr... [Full Article]