That would be, primarily, wielding big weapons, flexing biceps, taking out generic bad guys and barking one liners that can only be said with a grimace.
The footage sees the beret-wearing tough guys ziplining through a jungle like the over-enthusiastic tagalongs that take a stag-do paintball trip too seriously, before falling down into a sticky situation.
The script seems to consist entirely of one-liners, and incumbent director Simon West ( Con Air ) isn’t attempting to make the action any more plausible than it was the first time round.
There’s also a peek at Liam Hemsworth’s character, who hasn’t played a big role in the marketing thus far. Will The Hunger Games hunk help draw in the female crowds, or will The Expendables 2 remain a boys’ own affair?
Check out the clip below:
The Expendables 2 opens on 17 August 2012.