Expendables 2 - Dolph Lundgren says it's R
The chaos surrounding the rating of the upcoming Expendables 2 continues. After the first one was as R as it could get and managed to pull in big money at the box office, part 2 was greenlit almost immediately. We're supposed to get new and old stars in the sequel and normally, that would be a reason to be quite satisfied. Only Chuck Norris spoiled the fun when he mentioned that the new film would be PG-13. Shortly after that, Sylvester Stallone himself confirmed this but assured fans that the film would satisfy them in every way.
Logically, this caused a lot of frustration among the fanbase. All the more surprising was Sly's statement that he gave to StalloneZone:
All big news sites cited this but a little scepticism stayed since this was the only source with this information. However, co-star Dolph Lundgren now added some fuel to the fire by saying that the sequel would go in a more adult direction. He told Empire:
Quite amusing is Lundgren's remark about Chuck Norris who spoke out against an R-rated movie:
Well, if all of the above is the way Lundgren says it is, it seems to be a compromise everybody could live with.
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