Mel Gibson, who made his name in the Mad Max trilogy and Lethal Weapon franchise, has now become part of another popular franchise. Sylvester Stallone, the mind behind the Expendables series, as well as the star, has announced that Mel Gibson will have a major role in the third film in the series. In fact, he will be playing the main bad guy.
Gibson’s reputation has suffered due to some bad press in recent years and this may be what he needs to make a comeback. Gibson joins recent cast additions Harrison Ford and Antonio Banderas . Stallone and Banderas worked together previously in Assassins. As for Gibson, he will also be playing a villain in Robert Rodriquez’s upcoming Danny Trejo vehicle Machete Kills, wherein he’ll threaten Washington DC with missiles. What will Expendables 3 be about? No plot information has been released yet. Stay tuned for updates when they come.