Pierce Brosnan Wants to Join ‘The Expendables’

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Sylvester Stallone’s band of aging action stars have saved the world in The Expendables and The Expendables 2, and soon they’ll be joining forces again in The Expendables 3. The next time around, they might have a member of Her Majesty’s Secret Service joining their ranks.

In a recent interview, former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan said he’d love to be a part of The Expendables. Given his four tours as 007, he might be a perfect fit.

Talking with Coming Soon, Brosnan explained that he’s had some casual conversations with producer Avi Lerner about the possibility of appearing in a future sequel.

I said to Avi Lerner, ‘If it works out and you have a good script, Avi, you know where to find me if you still want me.’ It’s as simple as that really. I had a grand time in his company. Sylvester Stallone is the one that’s given us these wonderful platforms for actors who have and had careers to go play and have fun and to entertain. To bring a bunch of guys together who saved the world, fought the bad guys, and put them all on the same stage, that’s crazy good.

It’s just about entertainment. Avi is somebody I’ve heard about and his movies always have big brash entertainment value to them. You can really change the world and that’s great, but ‘The Expendables’? Yeah, I’d love to do ‘The Expendables.’ It’s just a kick in the pants.”


The Expendables 3 Official Trailer Pierce Brosnan Wants to Join The Expendables

As a fan of Pierce Brosnan’s Bond, especially GoldenEye, it would be neat to see him join up with the rest of the team in The Expendables 4. Not only has he kicked butt on the big screen, but he’s clearly excited about the opportunity to star in the film. There’s also the fact that there aren’t that many older action stars left to fill out the roster.

Of course, that assumes that there will be a fourth film. Given that the movies are continuing to perform well at the box office, especially overseas, it’s reasonable to think the same will happen when The Expendables 3 hits theaters in August. However, one has to wonder how many more rounds Stallone and the gang can keep the action alive.

The trailers for the film are playing up the idea that this might be the crew’s last ride. If so, Brosnan may not get a chance to strut his action movie stuff again.

What do you think? Would you like to see an Expendables 4? If so, do you want Pierce Brosnan to join the series?


The Expendables 3hits theaters August 15th, 2014.

Source: Coming Soon


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  1. “The Expendables”…hmmm, is this about the employees of Wal-mart where I work?
    (“Dixie Cup employees”: use ’em, drain ’em fast, then throw them away!)

    • Tell me about it. I work at Walmart too. Never had a place treat me so bad for so long.

  2. Oh hell yes!

  3. Brosnan would fit in just fine with the right script. I doubt this will really be the last go for the Expendables, there’s still a few guys they need to get into one of these movies.

  4. If not “The Expendables,” then perhaps a role in “The Exbendabelles.” Villain, perhaps?

    • This is the sort of “script” that consists of a few words and doodles on a napkin after downing a few too many.

  5. If he’s in The Expendabelles, he could be the guy who broke the hearts of several or all of the Expendabelles and now they want revenge. He’ll hath no fury like a woman scorned

    • Just have one of them bring him in as ‘Outside help’ only to have him look around and realize he’s slept with everyone there in his “Previous line of work”

      That alone would make the movie worthwhile

  6. I would be down for this, and even if it was the last run for the crew, I would be fine if they let The Expendables become a rotating franchise where “new” players are brought while retiring the “old” members would be cool. Kind of how i’m assuming they will be working with the Avengers after the third one.

  7. I want Jackie Chan in Expendables 4.

  8. I would say no. I have always felt that Pierce Brosnan should have been given a more serious portrayal as Bond but he was cast as only a little less camp than Moore.

    For that reason I think he should be aiming at roles that take him up a notch as the world wants to see him doing stuff they flt he was skipped over for when they took Bond is a serious direction with Craig.

    Wheras Gibson had a history of walking both sides of the line doing Expendables would just typecast Brosnan in a mold he needs and can break free of.

    I think he deserves and can do better.

    • I dont understand the typecast Brosnan in a mold he needs and can break free of. What mold is this?

      Just to list a few roles on both sides of the line:
      Remington Steele
      The Deceivers
      Mama Mia
      The Matador
      Mrs. Doubtfire
      James Bond movies
      Mars Attacks
      Robinson Crusoe
      Percy Jackson
      World’s End

      There are some other (European?) films/TV I am unfamiliar with.

      So I dont know what mold Brosnan has been cast in since he appears to be all over the board with role types.

      • You don’t see lightweight in all of the movie that you listed. He is seen as a lighter type of character, I think there is more to him.

  9. EX movies can go up to EX10 as fas as I’m concerned. They are the only ones keeping true action alive from all the CGI and superhero sequels of this world.

  10. i like Brosnan, especilly as james Bond but hes a different kind of action actor than the actors in the expendables…if it wasnt for James Bond Brosnan wouoldnt even be mentioned as an action star, if you look at the cast of the expendables those actors were all in these violent, hardcore action movies and the James Bond movies were more espionage and spy stuff…i can see him being a villian or to make a few cameos but not to suite up with the crew

  11. Yes, Brosnan in an ‘Expendables’ movie, but only as a villain.

  12. I think it would be great to have him as the bad guy.

  13. Pierce Brosnan a lightweight? Maybe you should have a look at Seraphim Falls or Bag of Bones. And at his current age, he possesses the right amount of cragginess to fit in.

    • i agree that he should be in the film somewhere, whether its a cameo, or supporting role or villian, but look at the main cast, stallone, statham, dolph lundgren, snipes, jet li, all of them guys are known as action stars…but then you see couture whos an MMA fighter but is in no other big name movies except expendables and terry crews is known for his comedy so i was kind of confused why they chose them but even the last 2 villians gibson and van dam are action stars…other than bond Brosnan isnt really considered an “action guy”, i love all the bond movies but there more spy and espionage than the type of action that the expendables is

  14. I just watched the first Expendables this weekend (I know I’m a little late)and I wasn’t disappointed. I thought it was going to be garbage, and YES it was a wet, stinky, four year-old pile of garbage. I can’t believe they got the money to make this 80’s throwback. Pierce Brosnan is too good an actor to be in this crap.

  15. If Pierce appears as a nod to Bond, wouldn’t that just give validation to the fan theory that 007 is a code name and not a person?

    • This is not a fan theory.

      In Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels and the derived films, the 00 Section of MI6 is considered the secret service’s elite. A 00 (typically read “Double O”) agent holds a license to kill in the field, at his or her discretion, to complete the mission. The novel Goldfinger establishes that the section routinely has three agents concurrently; the film series, beginning with Thunderball, establishes the number of 00 agents at a minimum of 9, with the likelihood of more.

      • I have always believed the Double O moniker was a codename and not a person but the Daniel Craig series, especially Skyfall, goes against this and usually sparks a heavy debate for either side

        • Well quite honestly if Ian Fleming stated it in Goldfinger (and referenced it in other books) I would think that is the only side that is right. Especially if the films followed suit.

          Fleming himself only mentions five 00 agents in all. According to Moonraker, James Bond is the most senior of three 00 agents; the two others were 008 and 0011. The three men share an office and a secretary named Loelia Ponsonby. Later novels feature two more 00 agents; 009 is mentioned in Thunderball and 006 is mentioned in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and GoldenEye as an alias for Alec Trevelyan. Other authors have elaborated and expanded upon the 00 agents. While they presumably have been sent on dangerous missions as Bond has, little has been revealed about most of them. Several have been named, both by Fleming and other authors, along with passing references to their service records, which suggest that agents are largely recruited (as Bond was) from the British military’s special forces.

          In the films, the 00 section is a discrete area of MI6, whose agents report directly to M (The World Is Not Enough, which introduces a special insignia for the 00 Section). Bond’s fellow 00 agents appear receiving briefings in Thunderball and The World Is Not Enough. The latter film shows a woman in one of the 00 chairs. In Thunderball, there are nine chairs for the 00 agents; Moneypenny says every 00 agent in Europe has been recalled, not every 00 agent in the world. As with the books, other writers have elaborated and expanded upon the 00 agents in the films and in other media.

    • I think the fan “theory” you’re referring to is the one where it’s been suggested that “James Bond” itself is a code name. I hear this pop up whenever the “Idris-Elba-For-James-Bond” conversation comes up, as it would be a way to explain away any sudden race change in the casting. As far as I understand it, the “00” number is just that – a number. If Bond gets killed or retires, some other agent will then assume the number.

  16. Yes! Brosnan would be a welcome addition to the Axis of Wrinkles. He shows up with a special cream called “007”, that helps to alleviate the effects of arthritis, smooths wrinkles & makes you more bloodthirsty than ever. To kill like a teenager again, apply a little “007” where it counts the most…!

    He could also be the villain, called the Unexpendable One, & he’d be a Double Agent, working inside the Expendables’ camp…


  17. Come now, you haven’t seen him in The Fourth Protocol?

  18. Brosnan better bulk up like the rest of the cast did especially Mel Gibson. Playing with the eyebrows isn’t going to work Mr. Brosnan.

  19. Brosnan is perfect for the Expendables and plus he was James Bond. He also worked with John Mctiernan as well as Antonio Banderas and Arnold Schwarzenegger. They should also get Don Johnson as well.

  20. Yes. Brosnan would be great in Expendables 4.

    Stallone, Brosnan and Mel Gibson are 3 of my favorite actors of all time.

    Michael Douglas and Nick Cage would be good for Expendables 4 as well.

  21. Get Ron Perlman, hulk hogan, mr. T, Brian Bosworth, John Malkovich, James woods Don Johnson, Richard Dean Anderson, Tom Sizemore, Michael Madsen, Jeff Bridges, tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey, kris Kristofferson, Burt Reynolds, Rutger Hauer, Michael Ironside, Nick Nolte, Steven Seagal, John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Michael Biehn, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick, jackie chan etc. for Expendables 4. Also bring back Jean Claude Van Damme, Mickey Rourke and Bruce Willis. Make harrison ford the bad guy as well as Dwayne Johnson, richard gere etc.

  22. If you can get Pierce, you can get Alec Baldwin, Ron Perlman, Bryan Cranston, Bruce Campbell, Michael Keaton, hulk hogan, Steven Seagal, Jean Claude Van Damme, Tom Sizemore, Michael Madsen, tony Plana, Steven Bauer, Kevin Costner, Don Johnson, Kurt Russell, Donald Sutherland, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee jones, Jeff bridges, etc. those are the guys I can think of and then some.