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Stallone: Schwarzenegger was 'the guy' for Escape Plan

Stallone: Schwarzenegger was 'the guy' for Escape Plan

Oct 15 2013, 1:24pm CDT | by Bang Movies

Sylvester Stallone says Arnold Schwarzenegger was the obvious choice to star opposite him in 'Escape Plan'. The veteran action hero claims it was a no-brainer teaming up with his fellow muscleman...

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Stallone: Schwarzenegger was 'the guy' for Escape Plan

Oct 15 2013, 1:24pm CDT | by Bang Movies

Sylvester Stallone says Arnold Schwarzenegger was the obvious choice to star opposite him in 'Escape Plan'.

The veteran action hero claims it was a no-brainer teaming up with his fellow muscleman for the upcoming thriller - about a structural engineer who is tries to escape a prison of his own design after being wrongly convicted of a crime.

Stallone told Nuts magazine: ''After I read the script I knew 'Escape Plan' was the one. The most important thing when planning a movie - who are the players? Who's gonna be your competition and your antagonist and eventually your buddy in this thing? Arnold, of course! When he complied, it was green-lit immediately. There was no one else considered, he was the guy.''

Austrian-born Schwarzenegger - who put his film career on hold to hold office as the Governor of California from 2003 until 2011 - had been waiting for the perfect opportunity to team up with Stallone in an action movie for a number of years.

He said: ''For me it was all about the chance to work with Sly. We were trying for decades to make a movie together and finally we found the right story. Yes, we did 'Expendables', but this was starring alongside each other throughout the whole movie.''

The Hollywood heavyweights claim their real-life relationship is just as competitive and testosterone-charged as their on-screen partnership.

Stallone joked: ''We're very competitive and everything we've accomplished in our lives has been through struggle and overcoming the odds because we're just not willing to settle for second best.

''Rarely do you get two personalities like this working together. We're just a couple of old warhorses and more than a little alpha territorial.''

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Actor Richard Kiel has died at the age of 74. The 7'2 tall, Detroit-born actor had been admitted to a hospital in Fresno after breaking his leg last week. Kiel starred in numerous films and TV shows over the years including "Happy Gilmore," "Tangled," "Force 10 from Navarone," "The Longest Yard," "The Nutty Professor," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," "The ...
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15 Worst Movie Robots: Bad Robot!

Sep 9 2014 4:08pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Robots in the movies can come in all sizes and are designed for a variety of means. We're quite fascinated when they are used as the main villain, or as a tool for the villain.  Watch The Terminator online and you know Arnold Schwarzenegger's first foray into the Terminator world had to make our list. I mean, that guy was relentless! Then, there are the robots built to seek and destroy Morpheus and his crew when you watch The Matrix online. Those sen ...
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Terminator Genisys: Two Sequels Given Release Dates

Sep 8 2014 11:23am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Terminator: Genisys is not set to open until July 1, 2015, but Paramount Pictures has announced that it has green-lit two sequels. Since Terminator: Genisys wrapped production, the studio must like what they’ve seen from director Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) as they already have planned a sequel due May 19, 2017 and a second due June 29, 2018. Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in the role that ma ...
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Aug 26 2014 7:15pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

What happens when the protagonists or their allies are useless? What happens when the world depends on heroes who seem important and powerful, but they aren't? This is a list with ten useless characters in specific movies. I'm sure that there are a lot of them, but I chose to analyze only 10. Are you ready? Let's go!1. Ron Weasley in Harry PotterWe begin with Ron Weasley. Ronald is Harry ...
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Aug 22 2014 3:59pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Last week, the world went "Wha-aaat?" in confusion when we learned that not only is Arnold Schwarzenegger set to star in an indie zombie-drama, Maggie, it's also premiering at Toronto International Film Festival. But initial WTF moment aside, How awesome would The Governator be as a zombie slayer? That got me thinking of the greatest zombie hunters to ever appear on film, and which ones I would cho ...
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‘Expendables 3′: Measuring The Sum Of Its Star Parts In Key Overseas Markets

Aug 16 2014 6:12am CDT | Source: Deadline

The Expendables 3 is debuting this weekend in 40 territories including Russia, the UK, Mexico and Australia — and features a powerhouse ensemble that includes Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Dolph Lundgren, Kelsey Grammer and Kellan Lutz. Together, the cast outweighs the sum of its parts, but the par ...
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News Bits: Maggie, 13, Light, NYFF, League

Aug 13 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Maggie New photos are out from Henry Hobson's "Maggie" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Midwestern farm dad coping with the fact that his young daughter (Abigail Breslin) has been infected by a virus during a zombie apocalypse. The film is slated to premiere this Fall at the Toronto International Film Festival. [Source: Empire] 13 CBS Films has announced plans for a film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's stage musical "13". Bert V Royal will pen ...
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Robin Williams in 'Aladdin': Animator Eric Goldberg remembers drawing Genie

Aug 12 2014 4:24pm CDT | Source: ew

Ed Sullivan. Jack Nicholson. Robert De Niro. Groucho Marx. Rodney Dangerfield. William F. Buckley. Peter Lorre. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arsenio Hall. Those were just some of the.. ...
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First Look: Arnold Schwarzengger & Zombie Abigail Breslin in 'Maggie'

Aug 12 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: First Showing

As the Toronto International Film Festival looms closer, some images from the films that will be debuting at the Canadian showcase of cinema from around the world are trickling online. One of the more interesting titles is that of Maggie. Like Warm Bodies and Life After Beth, this film aims to put a new spin on the zombie genre by painting an intimate story of a father who vows to stay by his daughter's side as she turns into a flesh-eating zombie. Taking a father and daughter an ...
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