Global superstar Jason Statham – with a huge legacy of heavy action works, will be the most notable name in part 4 of The Expendables. Becoming the central character in the new film, his character Lee Christmas will lead the team to conquer new difficult missions, this time hunting down the arms smuggler Rahmat. Lee Christmas is one of the key faces of the entire Expendables franchise, appearing since the first film. Christmas comes from an elite SAS veteran background, with mastery in close combat and knife use.
Sharing about his character Lee Christmas in the new film, Statham said: “At first, we felt that Lee Christmas seemed a bit out of place in the story. For many reasons, Lee felt responsible for some of the events that had happened, he thought he needed to atone for his mistakes. And so, we took Lee on this journey.”
Whether or not Lee Christmas will officially replace Barney Ross as leader of the Expendables is still a mystery. However, Lee’s role in this film is certainly huge. Statham shared that the new film will focus a lot on the camaraderie and interaction between the actors. Lee is expected to become the “bridge” that connects all the characters in the film. Through the trailer, Lee appears in most scenes, so the audience can fully expect this skilled mercenary to bring a lot of classy action scenes in the movie.
Leader Barney Ross, the veteran of the squad, is also the creator of the success of the Expendables series – Sylvester Stallone will return to the new film in a special role. Ambitious to create a high-intensity action work revolving around famous action actors in the 80s, Stallone was the one who took on the role of director for the first Expendables movie, as well as writing the script. for the script of the 2 starter films.
Old veteran Barney Ross has had many years of fighting in battles that hang by a hair’s breadth. His enemies are everywhere, and his allies who respect him are countless. He is considered the fastest pistol and reloader in the Expendables. But above all, he is a respected captain, a respected elder brother and a solid support for many generations of “mercenaries”.
Talking about Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham said: “Sylvester Stallone is the Expendables, and without him, I wouldn’t be sitting here today. He represents every aspect of this film, and without his presence, without his creativity, without him being the backbone, we all wouldn’t be. is in this series.” Stallone’s importance and influence on this cult film series is indisputable. Hardcore fans of The Expendables will still see him again in the new film, but with extremely surprising and emotionally explosive moments.
The “new soldier” of The Expendables named “hip-hop icon” 50 Cent. The male rapper is considered one of the most famous artists of his time, with a series of prestigious awards. He is currently the owner of a Grammy gold statue and 14 nominations for this award. Some of the biggest hits of 50 Cent’s career include “In da Club” or “PIMP”.
In The Expendables, 50 Cent will play the role of the team’s “new soldier” – Easy Day, a marine. 50 Cent shared: “This is an interesting character. There were some problems in his relationship with his wife that caused the two to break up. Now he finally has nothing to lose: no children, no family, and nothing to stop him from rushing into danger.”
Famous from the Transformers movie series, Megan Fox is considered one of Hollywood’s sex symbols. At the age of 37, she not only possesses a fortune of great screen works, but her angelic face and hot body make her still one of the most sought-after actresses.
Megan Fox will also join the Expendables for the first time in this fourth film. She will play Gina, a CIA agent and Lee Christmas’s ex-girlfriend. The two broke up for a while because of competition, “no one lost to the other” – when both Lee and Gina were master warriors. But in the new film, Gina will join the Expendables where her ex-boyfriend was an important part, and it is she who will help Lee’s most honest, even vulnerable aspects come to light. revealed on screen. Megan Fox revealed that it is possible that her character Gina will become the “captain” of the Expendables. This promises a romantic rivalry between Jason Statham and Megan Fox on screen.
Tony Jaa is one of Thailand’s famous martial arts superstars. He is proficient in subjects such as Muay Thai, Muay Boran, Wushu, Judo and Taekwondo. Starting from taking on the role of a stuntman in martial arts films, Tony Jaa quickly made a name for himself with leading roles on the big screen. In 2013, he worked with Jason Statham in Fast and Furious 7.
In the new movie The Expendables, Tony Jaa plays Decha, a master of speed and strength, possessing dangerous moves. He and Jason Statham will create a “super strength” duo that can defeat all enemies.
Dolph Lundgren and Randy Couture
Two familiar faces of The Expendables who have been with audiences since the first films – Dolph Lundgren and Randy Couture will both return in their two iconic roles: Gunner and Toll Road.
Gunner in the new film is described by Lundgren as a very interesting character: a crazy Scandinavian mercenary with some drinking habits and trying to date girls on social networks. This will be a humorous character that helps somewhat reduce the tense atmosphere of the film. Meanwhile, Toll Road – the master of explosives, will have explosive moments in the new film, making him extremely prominent in the film’s all-star cast.
Another new face of The Expendables is Vietnamese actress Levy Tran. Born in 1983 in California, Levy Tran has appeared in many big movies such as Fast and Furious 7, Shameless or The Haunting of Hill House…
Joining The Expendables, Levy Tran will take on the role of Lash – a rookie introduced to the team by Gina. She is agile, intelligent and possesses special skills that the audience has never seen in mercenaries. In particular, she will also have a Vietnamese line in the film, bringing a moment of interesting surprise to the audience.
Indonesian martial arts superstar Iko Uwais will also join The Expendables as the villain Rahmat. He has practiced Pencak Silat since he was 10 years old and participated in many famous works, including The Raid, Mile 22 or Wu Assassins.
Iko Uwais’ character Rahmat is a former soldier who becomes a cunning arms smuggler, plotting to steal a nuclear detonator for his client – the mysterious man Ocelot. Rahmat’s cunning, mischievousness and remarkable fighting ability make him a real obstacle to the Mercenaries.
The last face added to the star-studded cast of The Expendables 4 is veteran actor Andy Garcia. Over the past decades, the actor of The Godfather 3 has always been one of the most respected names in Hollywood with his huge film fortune. Not only famous in the acting field, Andy Garcia also achieved certain successes when sitting in the director’s chair.
In The Expendables 4, Andy Garcia plays Marsh, a CIA official tasked with assembling the entire Expendables to hunt down smuggler Rahmat. In a certain aspect, Marsh is also considered a member of the Squad in this mission.
EXPEND4BLES – release title in Vietnam: RENTAL SQUAD 4 – Expected to premiere on September 22.