Arnie, Willis Get Major “Expendables” Roles

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis have reportedly just closed deals to take “substantial” roles in Simon West’s “The Expendables 2” for Millennium Films and Lionsgate reports Deadline.

Schwarzenegger and Willis made cameos in the first film, it’s expected they’ll reprise their characters for this outing along with returning cast members Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, Terry Crews and Jet Li.

Chuck Norris and Jean-Claude Van Damme have also been linked to the project and a recent update to the cast list of “The Expendables 2” on the official Millennium Films website make it look pretty official that the duo are onboard. The first film took in an impressive $275 million worldwide gross.