Sylvester Stallone will star in The Tomb.
The Expendables 2 actor and producer will take the lead role in Summit Entertainment's action movie, reports Variety.
The film centres on an expert prison designer who must escape from one of his impregnable creations after he is sentenced for a crime he did not commit.
Antoine Fuqua was originally attached as director with Bruce Willis wanted for the starring role. Arnold Schwarzenegger had also expressed interest in the project earlier this year.
The three actors will all be reunited in The Expendables 2, which is currently shooting.
A new director for The Tomb is yet to be secured.
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