This summer, you’re get a movie in which Kellan Lutz is considered as much of an action star as Arnold Schwarzenegger. Welcome the strange world of “The Expendables 3,” a franchise that has morphed from “let’s celebrate the action olds!” to “who can we get to up the irony factor?”
Granted, the series has always been tongue in cheek, but this time around it seems anything goes with Kelsey Grammer (!?) in the mix, alongside MMA fighter Ronda Rousey and some guy named Glen Powell. The plot, threadbare as it probably is, will find the Expendables in the sights of an arms trading villain played by Mel Gibson, and stuff will explode and one liners will be available for maximum groan-age. And just remember when you’re watching the below, that director Patrick Hughes is the guy who’s going to remake “The Raid.”
“The Expendables 3” arrives on August 15th. Watch below.