Monday 11 December 2017

Michael 'up for Expendables sequel'

Michael Cera joked he wants to be in the Expendables sequel
Michael Cera joked he wants to be in the Expendables sequel

Michael Cera has joked he would like to appear in The Expendables sequel.

The geeky-looking actor, who turns into unlikely action hero Scott Pilgrim in Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, reckons he could hold his own alongside Sylvester Stallone and his muscle-men, which include Jason Statham and Jet Li.

"I am going to do a very hard push, get him on the phone and get his email address - I'm assuming Sylvester Stallone's email is so I will just keep sending emails to that until I get a call from him," he quipped at the film's UK premiere.

Joking aside, Michael - who plays the title role - admitted he has no plans to make a habit out of playing action men because of the extensive training he underwent to tone up his physique.

"It was never something that I set out to do and I'm grateful for Edgar Wright for giving me the chance," he said.

He added: "They had me doing all kinds of things that my body has absolutely no capability or desire to do, and that I will probably never do again, but it was amazing. I'm planning on just sitting around and never doing another push-up for the rest of my life."

:: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World is in cinemas on August 25.

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