Renowned producer Les Weldon, the man behind blockbuster hits like The Expendables and Has Fallen series, recently sat down with Collider to discuss his storied career and future aspirations. As his latest action-packed Movie Expend4bles debuts in theatres, Weldon opens up about his wishlist of actors for upcoming projects. Though he’s already worked with legends like Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, he has his eyes set on Tom Cruise and Keanu Reeves as future collaborators.
Weldon stresses that his focus as a producer is on the right project at the right time, rather than solely on star power. He acknowledges his good fortune in working with a roster of award-winning and box-office stars over the years, calling himself the luckiest guy in the world.
Les Weldon’s Future with The Expendables
As for the future of the Expendables series, Weldon states that it’s up in the air, dependent on audience reception and box office numbers for the current release. He suggests that if Expend4bles performs well, the team might start considering new casting options and storylines for future Movies in the franchise.