Variety is reporting that another Expendables film is on the way with Expendables 4 set to start filming in 2016 with a 2017 release date. It is also reported that the film have a budget of over $100 million.
It is surprising that a fourth is on the way as the Expendables franchise has struggled to make money in the US with the 3rd film only making $39 million domestically. Internationally however the film proved to be a hit grossing $206 million worldwide.
It is reported that what is helping the franchise is its legs in china where its $33.6 million in its opening week. It was the Chinese distribution rights that got the sequel off the ground.