‘The Expendables 3’ cast list confirmed by executive producer

Nicolas Cage and Jackie Chan won't be appearing alongside Sly Stallone and the gang, apparently

Executive producer Boaz Davidson has posted a list of The Expendables 3 cast members on his Facebook wall.

Sylvester Stallone will be joined in the golden oldies sequel by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Jason Statham and Antonio Banderas. Mel Gibson has also signed up and is confirmed to be playing the villain.

Meanwhile, the cast as listed by Davidson also includes Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Kellan Lutz, Randy Couture, boxing champion Victor Ortiz and Olympic judo medallist Ronda Rousey.

However, several other actors rumoured to be appearing – including Nicolas Cage, Jackie Chan and Milla Jovovich – do not appear on the list.

Davidson also announced that director Patrick Hughes will begin shooting the movie next Monday (August 18). The script was written by Stallone with Richard Wenk, who was also his screenwriting partner on last year’s The Expendables 2. Distributors Lionsgate have set a release date of August 15, 2014.