Sylvester Stallone trashes his second Escape Plan movie while promoting the third

Sylvester Stallone trashes his second Escape Plan movie while promoting the third
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Not a lot of actors can admit to themselves and more so the public about the worst movies they’ve made. However, Sylvester Stallone isn’t one of them.

Sly took to social media to tell the world how he really feels about Escape Plan 2. That is, while promoting the Escape Plan 3: The Extractors. The actor shared a clip of himself with director Jon Herzfeld. In the video, he compliments the filmmaker on his work for the third installment of the Escape Plan franchise.

In the caption the actor wrote:

“Here I am with my lifetime friend. and Director, JOHN HERZFELD , Who directed the upcoming film Escape Plan 3 – The Extractors ! Escape Plan 2 WAS TRULY THE MOST HORRIBLY PRODUCED FILM I have ever had the misfortune to be in.”

Yikes! Stallone’s words are truly scathing. But the actor did have praises for Escape Plan 3 writing:

“This new film was made in an extraordinarily short amount of time, 17 nights , dusk till dawn , no breaks , we ate while we worked!!!!”

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Here I am with my lifetime friend , and Director , JOHN HERZFELD , Who directed the upcoming film Escape Plan 3 – The Extractors ! Escape Plan 2 WAS TRULY THE MOST HORRIBLY PRODUCED FILM I have ever had the misfortune to be in , but this new film was made in an extraordinarily short amount of time , 17 nights , dusk till dawn , no breaks , we ate while we worked!!!! The Crew were under unbelievable pressure. . Proud of them! But I wanted this battle be as realistic as possible. I showed up on the site for the big final fight scene that takes place in a very very old cell that is 9‘ x 7 … they had spent all this time choreographing this Martial arts type of combat. I said forget it. Why don’t we go in there and just let it rip. Like a real fight!!!! . Nobody does this anymore … NO CUTS! ONE LONG TAKE – No choreography, so you don’t know what’s coming until it hits you. I asked the other actor who has a lot of guts,Devon Sawa , If he was game? I said it’s gonna hurt and he replayed “ bring it “ . So what you see us a portion of the brawl that is completely non – choreographed , spontaneous , again, with no cuts , And no idea , and what punches were coming! The other actor Devon , plays the killer who has accused me of murdering his father which is not true ! Without a doubt the only fight I’ve ever done in my entire career without choreography or without knowing what’s coming !! No one does this anymore – gotta a little adventurous !!! And nuts … This was tough but worth it! And what I believe makes the audience APPRECIATE the effort and authenticity …. Arriving July 2…. AND It is available on pay-per-view ! KEEP PUNCHING ! #Escape plan 3 THE EXTRACTORS #GrindStone #LionsgateFilms

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“The crew were under unbelievable pressure. . Proud of them! But I wanted this battle be as realistic as possible. I showed up on the site for the big final fight scene that takes place in a very very old cell that is 9‘ x 7 … they had spent all this time choreographing this Martial arts type of combat.”

The first film in the Escape Plan series was released back in 2013. Dave Bautista and 50 Cent will be reprising their roles in the third film.