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Mel Gibson confirmed as the bad guy in 'Expendables 3'

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Bruce Willis may be out of The Expendables 3, but Sylvester Stallone continues to enlist reinforcements. In addition to adding Harrison Ford, Stallone confirmed today that Mel Gibson, who’d long been rumored to join the project, will in fact, play the bad guy in the upcoming sequel. Also coming aboard: Stallone’s Assassins co-star Antonio Banderas, who Stallone called “a consummate actor and a gentleman” in a statement announcing the news.

Gibson will also embrace the bad in the upcoming Machete Kills, in which he wears a cape and threatens Washington with missiles. Watch the trailer below: