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'Twilight' Actor Kellan Lutz in Talks to Join 'Expendables 3'

July 24, 2013 (2:34 am) GMT
If on board, the Emmett Cullen depicter will team up with Sylvester Stallone and director Patrick Hughes.

"" might really be 's next starring vehicle. The Wrap learns that the 28-year-old hunk, best known for his alter-ego Emmett Cullen in "" film series, is in talks with Lionsgate to star in the latest ensemble action film, which has been confirmed to be directed by Patrick Hughes of "".

Sources close to the production give the site details of what will be featured in the third installment. " 'Expendables 3' will introduce a younger group of tech-savvy action heroes who initially clash with the older crew, though they eventually team up to save the day," so the insiders claim.

If Lutz is indeed courted for the project and agrees to take part in it, he will join forces with , who recently took to Twitter to announce the arrivals of mixed martial artist and welterweight boxer Victor Ortiz to the ensemble.

Stallone has previously given hint at the potential involvement of in the third film, but as of now, the "Braveheart" star is not officially signed on yet.

"The Expendables 3", which is slated to begin its production next month, will storm theaters on August 15, 2014.

Lutz will next be seen in "Hercules 3D", which features him as the titular demigod. He is now busy filming Reinhard Klooss' upcoming animation "".

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