Sylvester Stallone took to the Twitter recently to reveal who would direct The Expendables 3, first hinting at wanting an unknown, fresh talent…new blood, as he put it.
After some back and forth he finally revealed that the director would be Patrick Hughes, who last directed an excellent little Australian indie flick titled Red Hill, which starred True Blood‘s Ryan Kwanten. You can check out our review of the movie right here (or right here for a second, equally gushing, review).
Other than that the director only has short films under his belt, making him perfect for Stallone’s fresh talent prerequisite. Continue reading to check out one of said short films.
It’s not yet known who from The Expendables and The Expendables 2 will be returning for the third installment—apart from Stallone of course—nor is it known which other recognizable faces will be joining the party.
For the full rundown of Sly’s tweetfest before making the announcement, head on over to /Film.
What do you think of Red Hill director Patrick Hughes getting a shot on the big stage for The Exppendables 3?