Expendables Producer Les Weldon Talks About Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, And Hellboy Reboot

Expendables 4 is now playing in theaters.

In the fast-paced world of Hollywood, where careers often burn brightly but briefly, Les Weldon is a name that has not only endured but also thrived. With a successful filmography that spans decades, Weldon’s ability to produce blockbuster hits is second to none. Recently, we had the privilege of chatting with him to discuss his latest project, the highly anticipated fourth installment of “The Expendables” franchise, and the gritty reboot of “Hellboy” with “Crooked Man.” Watch the interview below!

Les Weldon is a prolific writer and producer in the film industry.

He boasts a diverse and impressive portfolio spanning a wide range of genres. Weldon’s contributions have left an indelible mark on Hollywood. He has delivered heart-pounding action films to gripping thrillers, hilarious comedies, imaginative science fiction, enchanting fantasy, and heartwarming family movies. His career is studded with over 70 films. They have featured various A-list actors, including legends like Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Mel Gibson, to contemporary stars like Gerard Butler, Ryan Reynolds, and Samuel L. Jackson.

His expertise in both business and cinema has proven invaluable in his career. He has been the driving force behind the production of several blockbuster hits. Notable among his successes are the globally acclaimed “The Expendables” franchise, which raked in hundreds of millions in box office revenue, and hits like “London Has Fallen,” “The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” and “Angel Has Fallen,” which demonstrated his knack for delivering crowd-pleasing movies that consistently topped the box office charts. Les Weldon’s remarkable career continues due to his versatility and unwavering commitment to delivering cinematic experiences that resonate with audiences worldwide. Read our EXPEND4BLES Movie Review.

But it’s not just about explosions and adrenaline for Weldon. He’s also diving into the dark fantasy world with the reboot of “Hellboy” in “Crooked Man.” This new take on the classic character is a return to the gritty and macabre roots that first made Hellboy a cult favorite. Read more News on Nerdtropolis, and make sure to Subscribe to our YouTube channel!

Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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