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Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas Confirmed for ‘Expendables 3’

Gibson will play the bad guy

Mel Gibson who was previously “rumored” as considered for "Expendables 3" is now confirmed for the film, a Sylvester Stallone representative told TheWrap.

Gibson will play Stallone’s adversary.

Stallone and Banderas worked well together in "Assassins," the rep said, qouting Stallone: "Antonio is a consummate actor and a gentleman."

Also read: Sylvester Stallone Rips Bruce Willis as 'Greedy and Lazy' Over 'Expendables 3'

Stallone has aired grievances with fellow "Expendables 2" cast member Bruce Willis, calling him "greedy and lazy" on Twitter. While Stallone tweeted that Willis is out of the third one, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer implied to analysts on Friday that it's too early to be certain.

Harrison Ford was announced as being in for number three, though his role remains unknown.