50 Cent Replaces Whitaker In “Expendables”

Sylvester Stallone is trading down with rapper Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson replacing Oscar winner Forest Whitaker in the action team-up feature “The Expendables” reports AICN.

Due to delays which have put back the film’s shoot by a month, Whitaker has had to pull out due to conflicts with prior engagements.

Stallone stars in and directs the actioneer about a team of mercenaries on a mission to overthrow a South American dictator.

Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture, Dolph Lungdren, Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Charisma Carpenter and Steve Austin also star.

Filming kicks off in Brazil on the 28th, then moves to New Orleans on April 13th. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cameo will be shot in Los Angeles.