Having been a knockout in Germany following a successful debut in Hamburg, the musical based upon Sylvester Stallone’s beloved Oscar-winning boxing film/love story Rocky will come to the Winter Garden, New York, in February 2014. Stallone, who wrote the Rocky films and played its boxing star, created the musical in 2011 with Ukranian boxers Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko. It opened in Hamburg, Germany, last November as Rocky: Das Musical to excellent reviews, which has encouraged the producers to open the musical at New York’s Winter Garden theatre early next year.
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- Sly names Expendables 3 director
- Sly took to Twitter this week with clues regarding the proposed director for The Expendables 3, the third outing in the hugely successful action franchise which is expected to shoot towards the end of the summer. After allowing guesses from fans, Sly confirmed that Australian director Patrick Hughes is in line to get the job [...] Read more – ‘Sly names Expendables 3 director’.
- Sly out and about
- Sly has been making the British papers recently for being spotted out and about in Beverly Hills shopping and spending time with the family. Here’s a couple of images of Sly making his way around town sporting some rather fetching hats, not dissimilar from the Rocky days… Have you seen Sly? Let us know about [...] Read more – ‘Sly out and about’.
- Sly talks Expendables 3 on Twitter
- From his recent posts on Twitter, it’s clear that Sylvester Stallone is having fun with The Expendables. Sly took to the microblogging service recently to post a few updates on the tone of The Expendables 3, which he is currently developing, along with a few thoughts on casting new roles. For those wondering what will [...] Read more – ‘Sly talks Expendables 3 on Twitter’.
- New book from France about Sly
- French journalist David Da Silva (any relation to Deke?) has published a new book about Sly in which he interviews directors like Mikael Håfström, John Herzfeld, Martyn Burke, Norman Jewison and Stephen Verona. The book describes Sly as a ‘working class hero’ and takes an academic approach to exploring issues that arise through his films. [...] Read more – ‘New book from France about Sly’.