Veteran action men Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris are in talks to join the cast of The Expendables sequel, according to Internet reports.

The stars will join Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews and Randy Couture for The Expendables II, according to

The sequel will also feature Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who appeared briefly in the first film.

Con Air's Simon West will direct the blockbuster, which will hit cinemas in August 2012.