First trailer for ‘The Expendables 3’ revealed – watch

Next installment of Sylvester Stallone's action franchise due in June 2014

The first trailer for The Expendables 3 has been revealed. Click below to watch.

The Expendables 3 is shooting now in Sofia, Bulgaria and its bumper cast of veteran action stars also includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li and Antonio Banderas.

Mel Gibson has enlisted too and will play the film’s villain, while Frasier star Kelsey Grammar will play Bonaparte, an ex-mercenary who helps Sylvester Stallone’s crew on their latest mission – a role which was originally written for Nicholas Cage.

A recently-released plot synopsis reveals that the film will also introduce a “new era of Expendables team members” who are apparently “younger, faster and more tech-savvy”. The so-called “young blood” is being provided by Twilight’s Kellan Lutz, boxing champion Victor Ortiz, Olympic judo medallist Ronda Rousey and up-and-coming actor Glen Powell.

The Expendables 3 is set for release on August 15, 2014 – just under two years since the release of The Expendables 2.