The first EXPENDABLES movie doesn't seem to have anything on the new one. It's already going to have Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis in extended roles, and the return of Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, among others.
But now, the badass quotient just went up a few notches. Stallone confirmed to Entertainment Weekly what has been rumored for weeks - Jean Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris are joining the cast, and Stallone even fights Van Damme in the film: "We’ll have a big showdown between me and Van Damme, which has been anticipated for a long time, so it should be a good one," he said in the interview. He also hints that Nicolas Cage and John Travolta might be joining the cast as well.
For some this may be too much, but I strongly disagree - this is the kind of movie that only works when it's not only over the top (yeah, I went there) but practically in the stratosphere. He's even talking about geting Michael Biehn and Michael Pare involved. If Stallone gets Kurt Russell to be in it I win Tough Guy Bingo.