During the “Expendables 2″ panel at Comic-Con, Sylvester Stallone defended the value of 80s style action movies, like the ones that made him famous. He believes that there still is a place at the theater for thrills like that, but it takes a little more muscle to get people in the seats. In other words, you need more stars.
Stallone has really taken that to heart, especially with his new film “The Tomb,” in which he stars opposite his former rival, Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Click after the jump to see the first full image from “The Tomb.”
Stallone and Schwarzenegger are clearly in great shape—we’re ignoring that picture of them together in the hospital—and even though they have “Expendables 2″ out this week, this is the first time they’ve starred as leads together.
The pairing is a dream come true for anyone who enjoys 80s action and has argued with a friend over which muscle man reigned supreme. Check out the full image and the official plot synopsis below.
Ray Breslin (Stallone) is the world’s foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He’s framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars.
“The Tomb” comes out sometime in 2013.
What did you think of the first image from “The Tomb”? Can Stallone and Schwarzenegger make a movie worthy of their classics? Let us know in the comments below and on Twitter!