Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/26/12
It's been a while since Gina Carano has stepped into an octagon for a mixed martial arts bout, but her obvious toughness made her a perfect candidate to star in the new female version of The Expendables. Well, it looks like Carano will assume such a role. The former MMA star is expected to continue her successful transition to acting by starring in the female version of Sylvester Stallone's box office hit, according to Entertainment Weekly. "I don't know how I'm supposed to make a movie that is supposed to be the female version of The Expendables without Gina Carano...

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