SDCC 2012: Highlights From 'The Expendables 2' Panel
Reported by Outsiders - 10:09 PM 2012.07.12
The following is the highlights to The Expendables 2 panel.
The panel starts out with a new trailer and should be released soon.
Montage recapping Stallones career as Stallone comes out to a standing ovation.
Stallone jokes about all the action scenes he has ever done.
Stallone feels the sequel is more explosive and way better than the original.
Terry Crews is next to come out and jumps up on the panel table.
Randy Couture comes out, followed by Dolph Lundgren.
Stallone says Lundgren broke some bones during production.
Montage recapping Arnold's career as Arnold comes out to a standing ovation.
Arnold laughs and says "I'm back!"
Arnold says he and Stallone have always been competitive as he watched the montages, "Sly just killed 288 people, but I killed 289!"
When he came back, everyone wanted to train him on how to do action but he didn't forget.
Stallone talks about the movie and the plot. How Bruce Willis' character basically blackmails them into going on a very dangerous mission.
Arnold jokes around saying that Stallone taught him english when he first came to America.
Stallone says after Rocky won best picture at the Golden Globes, he threw a vase flowers at Arnold he was so excited.
Stallone and Arnold have finished filming "The Tomb".
Audience question: Will Arnold ever do King Conan?
Arnold response: "Crush your enemies. See them driven before you. And hear the lamentations of the women."
Stallone says Van Damme plays a great villain.
Audience question: Will Arnold do a sequel to Twins?
Arnold says he wants to do it and Ivan Reitman has interest being involved and they are looking for a writer.
The panel ends with a scene from the movie at the airport with Van Damme and a group of armed men. The full Expendables team is waiting though and a massive fight breaks out! Schwarzenegger, Willis and Stallone are together. Chuck Norris is shooting from a sniper position.
Schwarzenegger gets in his "I'll be back." line, but Willis goes, "You've been back enough. I'll be back." "Yipee ki-yay!" replies Arnold.
Panel is over.
Arnold just came back out... He's being given a special award on behalf of SDCC.