He’s currently filming his return to action hero status alongside Sylvester Stallone and Harrison Ford.
But fans don’t have to wait until The Expendables 3 his screens to see Arnold Schwarzenegger in all his glory.
For the actor will next be seen in a follow-up to 1977’s Pumping Iron, bodybuilding docudrama Generation Iron, which is slated for a September 20 release.
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Micky Rourke narrates the film which also focuses on other big names in bodybuilding such as Phil Heath, Kai Greene, Branch Warren and Dennis Wolf, Lou Ferrigno and Jay Cutler.
It will be the ‘first major film focused on bodybuilding since Pumping Iron,’ writer and director Vlad Yudin said in a press release.
Speaking of the intention behind his film which will star 66-year-old Schwarzenegger himself, he added: ‘The bodybuilding sport is very misunderstood and has so many stereotypes associated with it.’
‘I really wanted to focus on the lives of these athletes and explore what motivates and inspires them both in this unique world and in their everyday lives.’
Meanwhile, Schwarzenegger is in Bulgaria filming action flick The Expendables 3 alongside Stallone and Ford.
The bulky former politician posted happy snaps from set during the week, showing himself and his co-stars looking every bit the part in the Patrick Hughes directed action-adventure.
Arnie boasted a hefty 5 o’clock shadow as he sucked on cigars, whilst Stallone – also in character – had blood pouring down the side of his face.
Ford – who replaced Bruce Willis 72 hours into filming – was looking far more tidy in another snap, wearing a neat army green jacket at what appeared to be an airport.
‘Sly and I are having a great time working with our director here in Bulgaria,’ Arnie said alongside one of the uploads.
Continuing to express his gratitude about be back on set, he added to another: ‘It was a fantastic first day of filming on Expendables 3. Great to work with Harrison and our director, Patrick.’
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