Movie News: Schwarzenegger and Ford in 'Expendables 3' Pic; Kurt Russell Going Racing in 'Fast & Furious 7'

Movie News: Schwarzenegger and Ford in 'Expendables 3' Pic; Kurt Russell Going Racing in 'Fast & Furious 7'

Sep 02, 2013

The Expendables 3

The Expendables 3: Will Harrison Ford be flying a plane in The Expendables 3? Ford, who is a licensed pilot, appears in a flight suit in a photo shared by costar Arnold Schwarzenegger; the two actors sandwich director Patrick Hughes between them. Sylvester Stallone leads the ensemble cast, which this time will be opposed by the villainous Mel Gibson. The movie will charge into theaters on August 15, 2014. [Arnold Schwarzenegger's Instagram via Collider]

Fast & Furious 7: He played a serial killer whose weapon was a speeding automobile in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, and now Kurt Russell is in negotiations to play a key role in another movie about fast cars. We don't yet know if Russell will be on the side of the law or on the side of the criminals in Fast & Furious 7, for which Chris Morgan is still writing the script, but the report indicates it's the same role offered to Denzel Washington. [Variety]

Hayao Miyazaki: Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, the animation master behind classics such as Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away, has announced his retirement. Miyazaki, now 72, has decided that his latest film, The Wind Rises, will be his final work. The movie has already debuted in Japan and will be distributed in the U.S. via Walt Disney Studios, though a release date has not yet been set. [Twitch/Japan Times]

Plush Trailer: Catherine Hardwicke, who directed teen dramas Thirteen and Twilight, returns to the turbulent world of troubled young people in the upcoming Plush. Emily Browning and Cam Gigandet star in the tale of a rising rock star and the guitarist who may be her salvation -- or an albatross around her neck. The movie will roll into theaters on September 13. [Yahoo!]




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