66 year-old action star, and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in action with new film Sabotage. Schwarzenegger plays DEA agent John Breacher in the action packed movie which will arrive in theaters March 28. The movie is expected to be full of action scenes that will leave viewers on the edge of their seats. The trailer featured below shows some of the action, so be cautioned that it does contain graphic violence.
The film is loosely based off of author Agatha Christie’s novel And Then There Were None. The film feature Schwarzenegger as the lead DEA agent who makes a major drug bust that involves the cartel. Things really get intense when $10 million goes missing during a bust. Schwarzenegger’s fellow agents begin getting taken out, one by one.
The screenplay is both written and directed by David Ayer. Ayer has experience with other law enforcement action movies, and is known for writing Training Day and S.W.A.T. and for directing End of Watch.
Schwarzenegger is in true action hero form in this movie, especially once his family is taken hostage by the drug cartel. Fans are looking forward to hearing Schwarzenegger’s delivery of the one-liners the movie is reported to have.
Aside from Arnold Schwarzenegger coming back into action, Sabotage contains other well-known names, including Joe Manganiello, known for Magic Mike and True Blood, Terrance Howard, known for many roles including his role in Prisoners’, and Mireille Enos from The Killing’s, who all play DEA agents in Schwarzenegger’s team.
Manganiello and Schwarzenegger became good friends during filming. Schwarzenegger even wrote the forward in Manganiello’s fitness book titled, Evolution: The Cutting Edge Guide to Breaking Down Mental Walls and Building the Body You’ve Always Wanted.
The action film does portray a lot of violence, but Manganiello reports that the violence in the movie is based of off what is really being done in the drug world. He says, “The things that are done to people are gruesome and scary.” He should know, he spent four months with DEA agents in preparation for this film.
In other Schwarzenegger news, he is raffling off the chance to hang out with him for a day, which includes riding in his personal tank and crushing things. The proceeds of this event will go to After-School All-Stars. After-School All-Stars provides after school activities to roughly 90,000 children in poverty. The organization offers programs in 14 different regions in America including, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, and more. The winner and a guest of the winner will get to fly to Los Angeles and spend a day with Schwarzenegger, not only crushing things in his tank, but working out with him too. Included in the winning package are also cigars to smoke with Schwarzenegger. Individuals have the opportunity to purchase entries, starting at one entry for $10 and going up to 4,000 plus entries for $5 each, with a variety of options in between. The deadline for entries is March 13, with the actual event planned for late March or early April.
The following video is a theatrical trailer showing Arnold Schwarzenegger back in action in Sabotage. Be advised that there is graphic content.
By Ashley Campbell