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"Already the second day of Varna was the scene of the Hollywood super "Expendables" 3. The city already Sylvester Stallone, who wrote, produced and protagonist in the action, Wesley Snipes and Jason Statham. Set in Somalia and recreate dramatic situations around the release of the kidnapped hostage by Somali pirates. Varna shipyard was turned into a Somali port, and storage facilities and warehouses are the scene for the filming of the Hollywood action movie. Part of the water scenes were filmed in the navigable channel under the bridge Asparuhov. Today, training stunt began in the early morning. Pyrotechnic neat and the smallest details about blast effects. Of course everything about prejudice the movie is shrouded in secrecy. In one of ekshanstsenite was shooting, burning cars and typical every Hollywood production blasts. Varna company provided 3 boats specifically for the film were painted black.
"They asked us 8 types of boats, because it was not clarified the concept, including luxury yachts, very fast boats. Later it turned out that you only want the big 6-7 meter inflatable boats," said Nikola Kostov - owner of the company.
Dozens of Bulgarians were hired to participate in the production, but are warned to keep secret the details of the set.
"We have a commitment not to disclose as far as what is happening, but there were a few scenes of shootings, throwing bombs," said Nikola Kostov.
Almost no local person who has not learned that in the city to shoot another episode of "The Expendables." As for the analogy Varna - Somalia they were unanimous in their positions.
"I'm a little offended that, but it is still a movie and should not be offended," said Valentin Katsarski.
"Rather, I am glad that such big stars such major productions are filmed on home soil," said Joseph Zidarov.
Tomorrow shooting continued in Varna port. Producers initially wanted three days of shooting, but because of the hard work of the port for the export of grain at the time the deal was dropped her to 6 hours. Long commented on the contract amount.
"In any case we can not talk about huge amounts of money. Amount that we filed such a request was such as to cover any loss of profits, penalties that we owed to our partners," said Bozidar Chaparovi, director of the Port - Varna .
Because of the strict security measures during filming in Varna many remain frustrated that they can not take autographs of Hollywood stars."
Check out these new set photos, two of which gives us our first look at the Somali pirates!
"Dolph Lundgren is back again in Bulgaria for filming of the third installment of the action movie "The Expendables."
"We will shoot in Varna, also in Sofia, Bulgaria around. I'm here for a month and then I'll be back again in October, "said the actor.
"I have been in Bulgaria for five films maybe. So I was here many times. I remember the girls of course and a few other things. Drinks and nice clubs too. I like the people, "Lundgren added.
We have some great EX 3 fan posters below, enjoy!