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Sylvester Stallone made Bruce Willis expendable.

With a vengeance, Stallone gleefully announced yesterday that Willis had been booted from “The Expendables” summer franchise, calling him a greedy, lazy jerk.

Click here for more on the story from The New York Post.

Stallone, who co-wrote both previous “Expendables” movies and directed the first, revealed that Harrison Ford would be joining the cast in place of Willis.

The “Rocky” actor tweeted: “WILLIS OUT... HARRISON FORD IN !!!! GREAT NEWS !!!!! Been waiting years for this!!!!”

Not satisfied with simply showing Willis the door, Stallone added this parting Twitter shot: “GREEDY AND LAZY ...... A SURE FORMULA FOR CAREER FAILURE."

Willis had played Mr. Church, a CIA agent, in the first two incarnations of “The Expendables.” A rep for the “Die Hard” actor could not be immediately reached for comment this morning.


I'm intrigued with the Harrison Ford thing.
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Kevin Smith confers. Personally, Ford is a better choice than Willis after Die Hard 5.

The Wee Baby Sheamus.Twitter: @realjoecarfley its a bit more toned down there. A bit.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter,

    A source with knowledge of the situation says the fallout was over a specific money demand. Willis was offered $3 million for four days of consecutive work on location in Bulgaria for the film. "He said he'd drop out unless he got $4 million," this source close to the production says. "A million dollars a day. Stallone and everybody else involved said no."

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Oh well... he can continue to make his stupid Die Hard sequels and he is locked in for GI Joe 3. I remember that episode of "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis" where Zach asked Bruce, "Did you know that some actors turn down roles?" Good for him! lol
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That's funny. But I know who I would want in the trenches with me.
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