Carano attaches to femme riff on 'Expendables'
As HAYWIRE star Gina Carano continues to establish herself as an action heroine with an upcoming turn in THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS 6, the former MMA fighter has become attached to topline an all-female riff on THE EXPENDABLES, which is being set up by Adi Shankar’s banner 1984 Private Defense Contractors, reports Variety's Jeff Sneider.
Company remains in talks with several prominent actresses affiliated with the action genre in addition to Carano, who director Steven Soderbergh hand-picked to star in HAYWIRE alongside more experienced thesps such as Michael Fassbender and Channing Tatum.
“I don’t know how I’m supposed to make a movie that is supposed to be the female version of ‘The Expendables’ without Gina Carano in it. It would be like making Twix without caramel or Jamba Juice without jamba,” said Shankar.Read Full Article