Holy crud! It looks like the early nineties are back this year!
In Escape Plan, Sylvester Stallone plays a security expert whose methods of discovering a prison’s flaws involve him having to escape from it. But when it comes to testing a new high tech facility run by Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ), he may have bitten off more than he can chew. In order to have any chance of getting out, he’ll have to team up with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s grizzled career criminal-with-a-beard. This isn’t the kind of movie you really get to see these days, having more in common with flicks like The Rock and Face/Off than your average modern blockbuster (which, let’s face it, are pretty much all superhero movies)
With two Expendables movies and now this, it looks like the Italian Stallion and the Austrian Oak are reinventing themselves as a regular double act, like some modern day Richard Pryor and Gene Wilder. I honestly can’t wait for their version of See No Evil, Hear No Evil where Stallone plays a deaf guy who mumbles and Arnold plays a blind man who also garbles his words. I would pay serious money to see that.
Escape Plan will be paroled into cinemas 27th September