Action star Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that his Expendables character Barney Ross is returning for a fourth film in the franchise. The 71-year-old actor made the announcement on Twitter. "Barney will be back! Plus the crew and a couple new members (sic)" Stallone tweeted. BARNEY WILL BE BACK ! #expendables https://t.co/3MwTXYTTHl — Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) January 13, 2018 × BARNEY WILL BE BACK ! PLUS THE CREW AND A COUPLE NEW MEMBERS ... A post shared by Sly Stallone (@officialslystallone) on Jan 13, 2018 at 2:07pm PST × Just when you thought it was safe to go outside…They’re coming back! A post shared by Sly Stallone (@officialslystallone) on Jan 12, 2018 at 10:12am PST × The news comes after the Hollywood star dropped a massive hint that he would be returning to the movie series after posting a picture of Barney and Lee Christmas, played by Jason Statham.