The holidays are here again and our friends at Lionsgate have provided us with some copies of The Expendables 3 on Blu-ray to give away! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a copy is to use the comments to tell us why you love The Expendables. We’ll pick winners at random between now and […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 3 – Blu-ray competition!’.
With the news that Sly is attached to play real-life mob enforcer Gregory Scarpa in a new crime drama, it might be a surprise to some to hear that there is another exciting Stallone project on the way. The first trailer for writer-director John Herzfeld’s Reach Me features a star-packed cast that includes Sylvester Stallone, […] Read more – ‘Trailer for Reach Me’.
Following the huge success of Sly’s appearance at the London Palladium in January, the triple ‘A-list’ superstar, writer, producer and director of almost 90 movies and one of Hollywood’s biggest box office draws is coming to Manchester, UK for another evening of conversation. The event will take place on the 1st of August 2014 at […] Read more – ‘An Evening with Sylvester Stallone comes to Manchester, UK’.
A recent cover story in DuJour featured an interview with Stallone along with some fantastic new photographs of the man. In the article, Sly reveals how he is ‘still fighting for (and winning) America’s heart’. Click on the image above to read it and let us know what you thought of the photos included in the […] Read more – ‘Stallone feature in DuJour’.
An exciting series of character posters appeared online recently for the forthcoming movie The Expendables 3 starring Sylvester Stallone and a host of action legends, like Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas and more. You can find all of the images at movie sites like Empire Online. There is also an official website for the film, as […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 3 is coming!’.
A new academic volume considering the work of Sylvester Stallone has been published by Columbia University Press. The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur is edited by Chris Holmlund, Arts and Sciences Excellence Professor of Cinema Studies and French at the University of Tennessee. The official blurb for the book is as […] Read more – ‘The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur’.
In celebration of the successful debut of Rocky on Broadway, Sly appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman recently and reenacted the famous scene from Rocky in which he drinks raw eggs. What was most surprising was Dave’s willingness to try it for himself! See what happened in the video. Read more – ‘Stallone downs raw eggs with Letterman’.
Sylvester Stallone surprised fans by climbing into the ring after the launch of Rocky on Broadway on February 13 at New York’s Winter Garden Theatre. Flanked by stars Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, who play the Italian Stallion and Adrian respectively, Sly gave a warm speech before saying goodnight to the New York crowd. Read more – ‘Stallone surprises fans at Broadway preview for Rocky musical’.
Our friends over at Hey U Guys published an interview with Sly around the release of the Rocky Heavyweight Collection on Blu-ray. Take a look at their interview and gallery featuring some great images from the Rocky movies. Contents Disc 1: Rocky Blu-ray Remastered Special Features: 8mm Home Movies of Rocky (1975) — Narrated by […] Read more – ‘Sly talks Rocky Heavyweight Collection’.
Sylvester Stallone is set to enthral, enlighten and entertain the UK at a unique ‘An Evening With’ event at the world famous London Palladium (previously announced at Central Hall Westminster) on Saturday, 11th January 2014. This un-missable event is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see one of the world’s biggest stars. The event is presented by leading entertainment impresario and […] Read more – ‘An Evening with Stallone’.
Just in time for the holidays, a teaser trailer for The Expendables 3 has arrived! The trailer features no dialogue, but calls to mind the action of Bridge on the River Kwai through its soundtrack. The cast this time around includes Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wesley Snipes, Antonio […] Read more – ‘Expendables 3 teaser trailer’.
Click the image above to play a fun boxing game in the run up to the release! About Grudge Match Two retired boxers (Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro) decide to settle a long-standing beef by heading back into the ring in this sports comedy from director Peter Segal. Back in the day, Billy “The […] Read more – ‘Grudge Match coming Christmas Day’.
A former DEA agent (Jason Statham) moves to a small town with his daughter to get away from the dangers of the job, only to be terrorised by a meth-head gang leader (James Franco) in this action thriller written by Sylvester Stallone and directed by Gary Fleder. Have you seen the movie? What did you […] Read more – ‘Homefront released’.
Sylvester Stallone’s recent art exhibition at the world’s biggest museum of Russian art in Saint Petersburg has been hailed as a success. The action star unveiled a retrospective of his abstract paintings which won praise from the curators at the State Russian Museum. Stallone said it was an honour to show his works in Russia’s […] Read more – ‘Stallone’s Russian art exhibition a success’.
Escape Plan is now in cinemas everywhere! Thanks to all who have written in with comments. We are glad to hear you are enjoying the movie! If you’re yet to check it out, Escape Plan sees action icons Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger team-up to escape a prison like no other. Stallone’s Breslin (an expert in […] Read more – ‘Escape Plan is here!’.
The Facebook page for Stallone’s Christmas boxing movie Grudge Match has shared some fantastic new posters. The Stallone portrait is included below. Check it out and be sure to check out the full gallery on Facebook and give the page a like! Synopsis and trailer Oscar® winner Robert De Niro (Raging Bull) and Oscar® nominee […] Read more – ‘New Grudge Match posters’.
Homefront follows a widowed former DEA agent (Statham) who retires to a small town with his 10-year-old daughter. However, he soon crosses paths with a group of drug traffickers, led by a meth kingpin (Franco), and his retirement does not go to plan. Sylvester Stallone wrote the screenplay for the film, which is adapted from the […] Read more – ‘Homefront trailer’.
Andy Karl (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Legally Blonde, Wicked), will star as Rocky Balboa alongside Margo Seibert as his painfully shy partner Adrian in the $15 million boxing musical Rocky, which is set to begin performances at the Winter Garden Theater in February. The musical, which premiered with a German-language production in Hamburg, has music by […] Read more – ‘Rocky on Broadway update’.
The first trailer for Stallone’s forthcoming movie Grudge Match has arrived online. The film, which stars Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kim Basinger, Kevin Hart and Alan Arkin, tells the story of two retired boxers, Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (De Niro) and Henry “Razor” Sharp (Stallone), who traded victories without ever having a deciding final match. When boxing […] Read more – ‘Grudge Match trailer arrives’.
Escape Plan tells the story of one of the world’s foremost authorities on structural security, who agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called “The Tomb.” Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) must recruit fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger) to help devise a daring, nearly […] Read more – ‘New Escape Plan poster and website update’.
The Expendables 3 has begun shooting on location in Bulgaria and at Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia. The movie will feature Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews and Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to their roles from the first two films. This sequel also welcomes Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas, Mel Gibson and […] Read more – ‘Shooting underway for The Expendables 3’.
Sylvester Stallone, director John Herzfeld and producer Cassian Elwes have successfully reached their Kickstarter goal of raising an additional $250,000 to finish Reach Me. The film boasts a star-studded ensemble, with Stallone joined by the likes of Thomas Jane (Hung), Kevin Connolly (Entourage) as well as Kelsey Grammar, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, Danny Trejo and […] Read more – ‘‘Reach Me’ achieves Kickstarter goal’.
Having unveiled their latest film, Escape Plan, at the legendary San Diego Comic-Con event last month, action stars Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are looking forward to the release of the forthcoming action thriller on October 18, 2013. Congratulations to those who were lucky enough to attend the exclusive premiere! For everyone else, the official […] Read more – ‘Escape Plan on the way after successful Comic-Con debut’.
Sly enjoyed a day out in St Tropez with his wife Jennifer Flavin and three daughters recently. The family were seen relishing the fine weather and riding aboard a luxury yacht. With Escape Plan due to hit screens in October and Grudge Match due on Christmas Day, there’ll be no rest waiting back home in […] Read more – ‘Stallone and family take time out’.
Rumors of a Rocky spin-off project hit the web recently. Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan, the director and star respectively of the acclaimed drama Fruitvale Station, are beginning work on the project entitled Creed. Focusing on the grandson of Apollo Creed and his desire to become a champion boxer, the project would also feature the […] Read more – ‘Creed project gathers interest’.
Sylvester Stallone took to Twitter recently to reveal that “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, will make her Hollywood debut next summer in The Expendables 3. He began by asking a question: Who is the newest , maybe toughest female on the plant? — Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) July 17, 2013 A few minutes later, […] Read more – ‘Expendables 3 casting update’.
A trailer for Rambo: The Video Game has been making its way around the Internet. The game follow the exploits of John Rambo through the first three of the movies, giving gamers plenty of explosive action to enjoy. Keep an eye on developments with the game, here. Look like your kind of gameplay? Let us know your […] Read more – ‘Rambo video game trailer’.
Homefront is an upcoming action-thriller about a widowed ex-DEA agent Phil Broker (Statham), who retires to a small town for the sake of his 10-year-old daughter. He sees his quiet family life turned upside down when he crosses paths with a band of drug traffickers, led by Gator (Franco), a meth kingpin. The film is based on the […] Read more – ‘Homefront gets a new release date’.
Boxing comedy Grudge Match, which features Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro as former boxing rivals now in retirement who are enticed to take up their feud once again, has been awarded a Christmas 2013 release after outstanding early screenings. “With the iconic pairing of De Niro and Stallone, surrounded by such a terrific cast — including […] Read more – ‘Grudge Match set for Xmas 2013’.
The first trailer for the Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger jailbreak action thriller Escape Plan has hit the web! In Escape Plan, one of the world’s foremost authorities on structural security agrees to take on one last job: breaking out of an ultra-secret, high-tech facility called ‘The Tomb’. Deceived and wrongly imprisoned, Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) must recruit […] Read more – ‘Escape Plan trailer debuts online’.
The first poster for Escape Plan has arrived and it’s a beauty. Sylvester Stallone stars as Ray Breslin, a structural security expert who is framed and jailed in ‘the most secure prison ever built’, where ‘no one breaks out alone’. Stallone is joined by Arnold Schwarzenegger as Emil Rottmayer, who helps him with his nearly impossible […] Read more – ‘Escape Plan gets a poster’.
On July 16, 2013, Warner Home Video will release the action thriller Bullet to the Head starring Sylvester Stallone on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. The film co-stars Sung Kang, Jason Momoa and Christian Slater. Warner is releasing Bullet to the Head on Blu-ray in a combo pack configuration that also includes DVD and UltraViolet. There […] Read more – ‘Bullet to the Head comes to Blu-ray’.
A small update within this article at CNN revealed some information about a television show called The Last Cop which will be executive produced by Sylvester Stallone, Kevin King, Mikkel Bondesen, Chris Fedak (writer) and Kristen Campo (co-executive producer). Life can seem to pass in the blink of an eye, but for LAPD cop Mick Branigan […] Read more – ‘The Last Cop’.
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 […] Read more – ‘Rocky musical headed to Broadway’.
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 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’.
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’.
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’.
Two silver-screen boxing icons have finished filming a boxing comedy for Warner Bros. The first view of them comes via the candid image above. Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone star in Grudge Match, director Peter Segal‘s comedy about two over-the-hill boxers who return to the ring for one last match. Those of you who […] Read more – ‘Grudge Match wraps filming’.
Arriving February 1, 2013 is the new Walter Hill directed Warner Bros action thriller Bullet to the Head. Sylvester Stallone stars as Jimmy Bobo, a New Orleans hitman who forms an alliance with Washington D.C. detective Taylor Kwon to bring down the killer of their respective partners. We hope you are as excited as we are […] Read more – ‘Bullet to the Head – February 1, 2013!’.
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger presented the award for Best Foreign Language film at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards to winner Michael Haneke for his film Amour. See their humorous intro below: Read more – ‘Sly and Arnold at the Golden Globes’.
We would like to wish all Stallone fans everywhere a very happy festive season and a wonderful new year filled with opportunity and promise. Thank you for all of your support this year with The Expendables 2. We hope 2013 will be even more exciting! Join us then for more news and updates from the official […] Read more – ‘Happy holidays!’.
It’s that special time of year again and to show our appreciation for all of your support in 2012, we’d like to give away some copies of the new Blu-ray release of The Expendables 2, starring Sylvester Stallone and his band of mercenaries. Special thanks to Lionsgate for supplying us with these great prizes. All you […] Read more – ‘Expendables 2 holiday giveaway!’.
Sylvester Stallone has wrapped a small role in Reach Me, an indie drama written and directed by John Herzfeld (once Stallone’s co-star in the heady 80s action film Cobra). The story follows a group of people who all have a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach. The credited cast for Reach […] Read more – ‘Stallone to appear in Reach Me’.
Sylvester Stallone was in Hamburg recently to promote the first stage adaptation of his film, Rocky. Stallone is a producer of Rocky – Das Musical, along with the champion boxing brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko. The original 1976 movie won three Oscars and spawned five sequels. The musical tells the rags-to-riches story of Rocky Balboa, […] Read more – ‘New trailer for Rocky – Das Musical’.
With Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro signed up to box for director Peter Segal in Grudge Match, it was only logical that a beautiful woman would be somewhere in the mix. Film magazines like Empire have been hot on the trail of this new Stallone project and are reporting that Kim Basinger has now joined the cast. […] Read more – ‘Grudge Match’.
The official website for Sly’s forthcoming film Bullet to the Head has now been established. With the second trailer for the movie now available to watch online, fans have been getting excited for this new action thriller from director Walter Hill. Check out the new trailer below and let us know your thoughts in the […] Read more – ‘Bullet To The Head website’.
The Expendables 2 comes to Blu-ray on November 20, 2012. In this all-action sequel to the blockbuster original, Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his band of old school mercenaries. But when things go […] Read more – ‘Expendables 2 comes to Blu-ray’.
The world premiere of Bullet to the Head, the forthcoming action thriller directed by Walter Hill and starring Sylvester Stallone, will screen at the International Rome Film Festival during its run this year between November 9th-17th, 2012. The festival also announced it would present Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hrs, Streets of Fire) with the […] Read more – ‘Bullet to the Head to premiere in Rome’.
The Expendables 2 has enjoyed being the number one movie in America during its opening week August 17-23, 2012! The Simon West directed thriller, starring Sylvester Stallone and a star-studded cast of action heroes, earned another $3.8 million in its 8th day of release for a gross of $42.6 million so far. We’d like to […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 2 tops the box office!’.
This is the first trailer for the big screen adaptation of the graphic novel Bullet to the Head, starring Sylvester Stallone. The film, due for release February 1, 2013, is directed by Walter Hill and based upon Alexis Nolent’s French graphic novel Du Plomb Dans La Tete. The film will star Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa, […] Read more – ‘Bullet to the Head trailer debuts’.
A brand new interactive website allows you to become one of The Expendables and add your face to an infinite trailer of action heroes across the world! This fascinating virtual experience is also available for the iPad and iPhone, so you can join the team in style wherever you happen to be. The Simon West directed […] Read more – ‘You are Expendable!’.
In Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, the panel for The Expendables 2 was more than just another Q&A with a movie cast and a clip. This was a meeting of legends. Both Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger took to the stage at the convention to a montage of their greatest hits and rapturous applause. […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 2 at Comic Con 2012’.
Ubisoft has announced a game based on The Expendables 2 for PC, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation Network. The game is a prequel and therefore ends where The Expendables 2 begins. The road to get there involves numerous locations, explosions, missions, and some serious weaponry. We’ll be on the look out for the release of […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 2: The Game’.
Check out this collector’s poster for the San Diego Comic Con expo. The Expendables 2 is the sequel to the 2010 action film that made $274 million worldwide. The sequel arrives August 17 with all guns blazing. Get all the latest on the movie at the newly updated official Expendables 2 website. Will you be […] Read more – ‘A special Expendables 2 poster’.
There’s another Expendables 2 related website on the scene: http://www.trackemfindemkillem.com is a field guide dedicated to the destruction of The Expendables. Submit your intel and help bring down The Expendables. Are you man enough? Read more – ‘Track ‘Em, Find ‘Em, Kill ‘Em’.
Check out this exclusive Expendables 2 clip from Aint it Cool News and Lionsgate: Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren),Toll Road (Randy Couture) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) — with newest members Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie (Yu Nan) aboard — are reunited […] Read more – ‘New Expendables 2 clip’.
Movie website Daily Grindhouse has scored some more images from the forthcoming action epic The Expendables 2. The Simon West directed film starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Yu Nan, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger opens August 17th. Check out the rest of the […] Read more – ‘New images from The Expendables 2’.
There’s a brand new one sheet poster for The Expendables 2, the forthcoming action extravaganza featuring Sly and the gang. The new poster features the entire spectacular cast including the likes of Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chuck Norris. The sequel sees Sly’s crew reunited by Bruce Willis’ Mr. Church, who’s keen […] Read more – ‘New poster for The Expendables 2’.
Entertainment Tonight recently posted a video from their set visit to The Tomb. In this video, Stallone and Schwarzenegger talk about their characters in The Tomb; their work together on the action blockbuster The Expendables and its forthcoming sequel The Expendables 2; and the old-school machismo of action movie stars, which Sly calls, ‘male pattern badness’. Check out the […] Read more – ‘On the set of The Tomb’.
Just a reminder that you can check out the trailers and TV spots for the forthcoming action extravaganza The Expendables 2 at the Apple trailers site. The movie is in theatres August 17, 2012. You can also check out the trailer at the official site for the movie. Here’s a taste below: Will you be […] Read more – ‘TV spots and trailers for The Expendables 2’.
Three films from Sylvester Stallone will be packaged together in a Blu-ray box set in August. The Stallone Collection is planned for a Blu-ray release on August 14, just before the theatrical release of the highly anticipated action film, The Expendables 2. The set features three of Sly’s most memorable hit films Cop Land, First Blood and […] Read more – ‘Stallone Collection’.
Jason Statham will star in a crime thriller called Homefront written by Sylvester Stallone and backed by Nu Image/Millennium Films, the companies responsible for the forthcoming summer action movie The Expendables 2. Gary Fleder will direct from Stallone’s adapted screenplay based on the novel by Chuck Logan. Homefront centres on a DEA agent who moves his family […] Read more – ‘Homefront’.
Lionsgate is working on an animated show for the web featuring Sylvester Stallone. The Stallone project goes by the name of Soul Survivor, and focuses on a last-of-his kind mercenary. We’ll keep you updated on this project as and when things progress. Lionsgate released Sly’s recent blockbuster The Expendables and will handle the sequel, which arrives in August 2012. Read more – ‘Soul Survivor’.
Movie website IGN has debuted the brand new trailer for The Expendables 2! In the movie, Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his team of Expendables including Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren),Toll Road (Randy Couture) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews), along with newcomers Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie […] Read more – ‘New trailer for The Expendables 2’.
An exciting new set of character posters have recently appeared online for The Expendables 2, the upcoming ensemble action movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. We’re sure you will agree that the crew look ready to make […] Read more – ‘New character posters from The Expendables 2’.
Sylvester Stallone was honoured April 26, 2012 with the CinemaCon Career Achievement Award during the annual gathering in Las Vegas. CinemaCon general manager Mitch Neuhauser said. “throughout his incredible career spanning nearly 40 years, Sylvester has established his ability to continually captivate his audiences. We are very thrilled to acknowledge his remarkable career by honoring him with our CinemaCon Career […] Read more – ‘Stallone receives CinemaCon Career Achievement Award’.
Sylvester Stallone has been shooting scenes for the upcoming movie The Tomb – which also stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Amy Ryan and 50 Cent – on the streets of New Orleans. Crowds of tourists and locals stopped to check out Stallone as he worked. There were opportunities to snap photos as Sly was filmed getting in […] Read more – ‘Stallone now shooting The Tomb’.
A new image from the forthcoming action spectacular The Expendables 2 has been making the rounds online. This one features the terrible trio, Sly Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis doing what they do best. Directed by Con Air’s Simon West, and co-starring Jason Statham, Chuck Norris, Dolph Lundgren and Jean-Claude Van Damme among others, […] Read more – ‘New Expendables 2 image’.
Variety have reported that Amy Ryan, Vincent D’Onofrio, Vinnie Jones and 50 Cent will enter The Tomb with Jim Caviezel, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sly Stallone. Stallone plays an expert on structural security who is framed and put in a high-security prison of his own design. He must put his skills to the test to find out who […] Read more – ‘More stars enter The Tomb’.
During an interview at Carmen’s in Hamilton, Ontario at a fundraising evening for the Canadian Diabetes Association, Sly Stallone described his intent to star in a remake of No Rest for the Wicked. The original was an award-winning film made in Spain. Stallone described it as “hard-core, in the Bad Lieutenant mode”. The role focuses […] Read more – ‘No Rest for the Wicked’.
Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger have announced that their latest venture together will be prison drama The Tomb. After appearing together in The Expendables, the two action legends are to star opposite each other in a third movie that will see Sly’s prison security expert, Ray Breslin, trying to break out of his own unbeatable high-tech prison. […] Read more – ‘Sly and Arnold join forces for The Tomb’.
Sylvester Stallone visited Hamilton, Ontario recently to take part in a fundraiser at Carmen’s. Stallone’s appearance at Carmen’s was his first fundraiser in Canada. People came from all over to see the film actor and movie idol in person. The event raised $100,000 for the Canadian Diabetes Association. This article from Hamilton’s local press has more information […] Read more – ‘Sly event raises $100,000 for charity’.
There were some amazing new Rocky figures on show at the NECA booth at Toy Fair 2012. Have a look at this image gallery including Rocky (bruised and battered, with sculpted saliva and blood coming out of his mouth), Rocky III version of Rocky, Ivan Drago and Clubber Lang. Will you be buying these for your collection in 2012? Read more – ‘New Rocky figures’.
On February 8, 2012, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted the following message online: After all the action, stunts & physical abuse shooting The Expendables 2 and The Last Stand, it was time for a little tune up on my shoulder. Look who was coincidentally waiting in line behind me for his shoulder surgery. Now we’re ready for […] Read more – ‘Sly and Arnold in hospital together’.
Fans of The Expendables may have noticed some updates recently to the official website for The Expendables 2 recently. Get over there to see the trailer, the photos and to read the story of the forthcoming action epic. Read more – ‘The Expendables 2 official website’.
Comingsoon.net posted a couple of new photos from the forthcoming action movie The Expendables 2 starring Sylvester Stallone and a cohort of action superstars. The pics feature Sylvester Stallone with actress Yu Nan, who plays Maggie. Check out the full article. Read more – ‘Two new photos from The Expendables 2’.
Here’s an early Xmas present for all Stallone fans, the teaser trailer for The Expendables 2 has arrived online over at Apple, where you can watch it in glorious HD. Action fans will be excited to see Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis are also back, with Chuck Norris and John Claude Van Damme as new arrivals! […] Read more – ‘The Expendables 2 teaser trailer and poster’.
The new musical adaptation of Rocky was a the subject of a press event in Hamburg, Germany in late November. Sylvester Stallone was on hand to promote the event and was joined by boxing brothers Vitali and Vladimir Klitschko at the Operettenhaus, where the November 2012 world premiere of the musical will be held prior to […] Read more – ‘Rocky: The Musical’.
If you are a connoisseur of pens and a Sylvester Stallone fan, then there is a new series of luxury items on the market just for you. The luxury pen company, Montegrappa, has launched a limited edition pen collection called Cult designed by its ambassador, Sylvester Stallone. The actor drew inspiration from the artworks of 16th century […] Read more – ‘Stallone designs luxury pens from Montegrappa’.
Here is an exciting event for your calendars. Don’t miss your opportunity to spend an evening with movie legend Sylvester Stallone, LIVE, on stage for a candid interview and Q&A session that will delve into his extraordinary life and career. Buy your tickets at Fallsview Casino Resort’s Box Office (open noon on show days), at […] Read more – ‘An Evening with Sylvester Stallone’.
Movie website comingsoon.net has posted a series of images from the set of The Expendables 2. With the ensemble action sequel shooting in Bulgaria, photos of Sylvester Stallone, Terry Crews, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis and others have begun to surface online. The Expendables 2 is set for an August 17, 2012 release. The website also posted this teaser […] Read more – ‘Updates from the set of The Expendables 2’.
Indiewire website The Playlist has posted an interview with James Mangold about his 1997 film Cop Land, which starred Sylvester Stallone and arrived on Blu-ray in November. Mangold talks about the Blu-ray release of Cop Land, the film’s unconventional casting choices and the differences between its theatrical cut and the director’s cut available on the new disc. You […] Read more – ‘Cop Land retrospective’.
Movie sites like Empire Online and Variety have now picked up the news that Stallone has signed on for forthcoming action outing The Tomb. The film involves a designer of impregnable prisons having to escape from one of his own maximum security stockades when he’s framed for a crime he didn’t commit. No production date […] Read more – ‘Stallone signs on for The Tomb’.
Here’s something for your Xmas wish list. The extended director’s cut of The Expendables comes to Blu-ray/Digital Download on December 13th. Writer/director Sylvester Stallone’s action epic now has eleven additional minutes integrated into the main feature. The Expendables Extended Director’s Cut follows a team of hardened mercenaries who are sent on what becomes a suicide mission […] Read more – ‘The Expendables Extended Director’s Cut’.
Filming for the sequel to last year’s blockbusting action movie The Expendables, directed by Sylvester Stallone, is underway in Bulgaria, this time with even more star power added to the already impressive cast list. With director Simon West helming the sequel, The Expendables 2 sees the return of the original’s iconic action stars but has added an exciting new crop of names including […] Read more – ‘Shooting has begun on The Expendables 2’.
Charles Napier, the actor who appeared as Murdock, the intelligence officer commanding Rambo in Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985) died October 5, 2011. Napier was a teacher before moving to Hollywood to become an actor. He made his film debut in Russ Meyer’s Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1970). Napier went on to play roles in several Meyer movies, including the homicidal Harry Sledge in Supervixens (1975). Napier was […] Read more – ‘Charles Napier (1936-2011)’.
Sylvester Stallone is among the many celebrity subjects captured by celebrated artist Andy Warhol. A Polaroid shot of the American actor is part of the ‘Andy in the Valley’ exhibit at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania until December 11, 2011. The exhibit highlights the work of an artist who surrounded himself with celebrities, free thinkers, bohemian street […] Read more – ‘Stallone photo in Warhol exhibition’.
Actor Liam Hemsworth has been cast alongside Sylvester Stallone in forthcoming action extravaganza The Expendables 2, which will be released by Lionsgate in 2012. Director Simon West is helming the star-studded sequel, in which Stallone returns as team leader Barney Ross. In addition to Expendables alumni such as Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, Bruce Willis and […] Read more – ‘Liam Hemsworth Joins The Expendables 2’.
Bullet to the Head, the forthcoming thriller from director Walter Hill which stars Sylvester Stallone has wrapped filming. Movie website Twitch is reporting that the film relied heavily on a Stallone penned rewrite of the script during production, which is interesting news for Stallone fans. A release date for the film has been set for […] Read more – ‘Bullet to the Head wraps filming’.
This fun video sees hair stylist Giuseppe Franco goofing around with his pal Sylvester Stallone. Sly is in great spirits in this video so we thought we’d share it here. The video comes from Stylist Star TV, the network channel behind the the ‘Hair Stylist For Life’ program which profiles the top 75 stylists changing […] Read more – ‘Sly in good spirits’.
As filming draws to a close on Sly’s forthcoming thriller Bullet to the Head, rumors surrounding the casting of other Stallone projects have been flying all over the place online. Dark Horizons have a story about Donnie Yen being sought for The Expendables 2. Moviehole are touting Taylor Lautner and Christian Slater among others for […] Read more – ‘Casting rumors go crazy’.
Empire Magazine have published a story in which they reveal that writer Sean Hood has just submitted a screenplay to film production company Millennium for a potential future Rambo film called Rambo: Last Stand. According to Hood, Stallone was involved early on in the process: “He gave me a book, an older screenplay, and about twenty pages he’d written […] Read more – ‘Rambo 5 rumor’.
The 1997 James Mangold film Cop Land starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta and Robert De Niro is due to arrive in the Blu-ray format on November 1, 2011. Tech specs have yet to be confirmed but you’ll find a list of bonus materials set to be included on the release below. Extended cut […] Read more – ‘Cop Land coming to Blu-ray’.
MCV have revealed that a Rambo video game will arrive in stores next year, courtesy of UK-based publisher Reef Entertainment and supplier Creative Distribution. Reef fended off competition from other publishers to secure the game rights to Rambo from film company StudioCanal. The deal allows Reef to develop and release a number of titles based […] Read more – ‘Rambo game in development’.
Frank Stallone Sr., the father of Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone and singer/actor Frank Stallone Jr., has died in Florida at the age of 91. The Italian-born author, polo enthusiast and owner of several hair salons died following a battle with prostate cancer. He published his first book, Stewart Lane, last May. He is survived by […] Read more – ‘Frank Stallone Sr. (1919-2011)’.
Variety have published an article detailing the casting of three actors in the forthcoming, as yet untitled, Walter Hill directed thriller, an adaptation of the graphic novel Bullet to the Head, created by Matz and Colin Wilson. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christian Slater and Holt McCallany have joined the cast of the Warner Bros. film in which Sylvester Stallone […] Read more – ‘Trio of actors cast in Walter Hill project’.
Actor Sylvester Stallone was officially inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, on Sunday, June 12, 2011 for his work portraying the underdog boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky films. Alongside Stallone, legendary heavyweight boxer ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson was also inducted. “I’ve never pretended to be a boxer. I don’t […] Read more – ‘Stallone inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame’.
British director Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) has signed on to helm The Expendables 2 for Lionsgate and Avi Lerner’s Nu Image/Millennium Films. The Expendables 2 has been in development in recent months with Lionsgate announcing that the sequel would open domestically on Aug. 17, 2012. The first Expendables movie grossed $102 […] Read more – ‘Simon West to direct The Expendables 2’.
Joel Silver’s Dark Castle Entertainment has joined Walter Hill’s upcoming action thriller starring Sylvester Stallone. The film, based on the graphic novel Bullet to the Head, written by Matz and illustrated by Colin Wilson, is now set to be distributed domestically through Warner Bros. The plot involves a New Orleans hitman, played by Stallone, who […] Read more – ‘Joel Silver joins ‘Bullet in the Head’ project’.
Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, a Tony Award-winning songwriting team (Ragtime), along with the book writer Thomas Meehan are deep into a stage musical adaptation of the boxing/romantic drama Rocky, the winner of the 1976 Academy Award for best picture. “At first I thought, all the world needs is a ‘Rocky’ musical,” Mr. Meehan said. […] Read more – ‘Rocky musical moves forward’.
Website firstshowing.net have posted this Expendables 2 teaser poster seen in a magazine at the Cannes film festival. Quite a thrill for Expendables fans, especially since Lionsgate have announced that The Expendables 2 will be hitting theaters on August 17th, 2012. Excited about the sequel? Let us know in the comments below. Read more – ‘The Expendables 2 teaser poster’.
Movie rumor website Den of Geek have posted some exciting news stemming from an interview with Jean Claude Van Damme’s regular collaborator, Sheldon Lettich. In conversation, Lettich confirmed that JCVD would appear in The Expendables 2. His actual words were: “He said he’s going to be in The Expendables 2, playing a villain.” Only time […] Read more – ‘Jean Claude Van Damme rumored for Expendables 2’.
In 1980, Sylvester Stallone contacted A. Thomas Schomberg at his Colorado studio to create the statue of Rocky for the movie Rocky III. Sylvester Stallone had a very clear vision of what he wanted the statue of Rocky to portray. Rocky, the iconic hero, would be poised with his arms over his head to represent the […] Read more – ‘New poster from sculptor of Rocky statue’.
Warner Home Video has announced more Blu-ray releases for August 16, 2011 including Stallone’s action movies Assassins, Cobra, Demolition Man and The Specialist. We’re glad to see these Stallone classics receiving the high-def Blu-ray treatment at last. Cobra will include a making-of featurette and commentary by director George P. Cosmatos. Demolition Man will contain a […] Read more – ‘More Stallone movies due on Blu-ray’.
Thomas Jane (Boogie Nights, The Mist, Hung) will join Sylvester Stallone in the forthcoming action thriller Headshot, to be directed by legendary helmer Walter Hill. The movie will see Stallone’s hitman reluctantly buddy up with Jane’s NYPD detective for an investigation after both their respective partners are killed. Jane said: “He’s a hitman, I’m a cop, and we’re […] Read more – ‘Thomas Jane added to Headshot’.
Celebrity gossip website TMZ broke this story, which revealed that a pair of boxing gloves said to be worn by Sylvester Stallone in the original Rocky movie have been pulled from a high profile Hollywood auction when Stallone himself questioned the authenticity of the items. Over the years, we have received many emails from disappointed […] Read more – ‘Stallone memorabilia auction under doubt’.
Movie gossip website Ain’t it Cool News broke this story via the website’s head honcho Harry Knowles, who confirmed that Walter Hill is on board as the director of Stallone’s forthcoming film Headshot. Stallone said: “We’ve been on the same track since The Driver, then 48 Hrs didn’t happen, so here we are almost 35 […] Read more – ‘Sly confirms Walter Hill as director of Headshot’.
We are pleased to confirm that Stallone is in talks with director Walter Hill, the man behind such classics as The Driver, The Warriors, The Long Riders, Southern Comfort and 48 Hrs, to helm the forthcoming film Headshot. Stallone said: “I completely respect Walter’s incredible body of work and hopefully this legendary director will become attached […] Read more – ‘Walter Hill in talks to direct Stallone in Headshot’.
Sylvester Stallone has announced plans to launch a men’s clothing line under his new lifestyle company Sly Inc. The brand, titled ‘Stallone’, will launch in 2012, and will take inspiration from Sly’s career defining roles as Rambo and Rocky. According to Sly Inc. president Michael Henry, the line will be targeted at “the rebel and […] Read more – ‘Stallone announces plans for new clothing line’.
Sylvester Stallone scored a massive box office coup last year with The Expendables ($275m+), the action movie that featured an all-hero ensemble cast including Stallone, Jet Li, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Steve Austin. Stallone was the creative force behind the original: writing, directing and starring in the picture. But Sly isn’t planning on helming […] Read more – ‘Stallone won’t direct The Expendables 2’.
Sylvester Stallone currently has an art exhibition entitled ‘Sylvester Stallone: 35 Years of Painting’ at Galerie Gmurzynska in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The retrospective show, which includes 30 pieces painted by the actor, lasts until March 15, 2011. The paintings document different periods of Stallone’s creative work, including various self-portraits. The show is a great representation […] Read more – ‘Sylvester Stallone: 35 Years of Painting’.
Former California Govenor Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, presents actor Sylvester Stallone with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 48th Annual ICG Publicist Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel Friday February 25, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. AP Photo/ICG, Craig T. Mathew Congratulations Sly! Let us know what you think about this in the comments below. Read more – ‘Sly receives Lifetime Achievement Award’.
Sylvester Stallone will star as a New Orleans hitman who teams with a New York City cop in a new action picture called Headshot. Wayne Kramer (The Cooler) will direct Headshot from a script by Alessandro Camon (The Messenger). The film begins shooting in May in Louisiana and New York. In the movie, Stallone’s character […] Read more – ‘Stallone to Star as hitman in ‘Headshot’’.
Sylvester Stallone is on a mission to reunite The Expendables for another action adventure. “We’re at work on it,” Stallone confirmed to CNN at the Hollywood premiere of Jason Statham’s The Mechanic. “Because you have about five different scenarios, you try to figure out which one will work the best: what area, the kind of stunts, […] Read more – ‘Stallone at work on The Expendables 2’.
The truck driven by Sylvester Stallone in The Expendables has been sold to the highest bidder at an Arizona car auction for $132,000 according to celebrity gossip website TMZ. The truck, which was custom built by West Coast Customs, not only sports a new Ford 347cid Edelbrock engine and race seats, but also reportedly features hidden […] Read more – ‘Expendables truck sells at auction’.
March 29, 2011 sees the DVD release of Capone (1975), an American crime film directed by Steve Carver and starring Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely and Sylvester Stallone as Frank Nitti. The story focuses on the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city […] Read more – ‘New on Blu-ray and DVD’.
Here’s wishing all Stallone fans and visitors to this site a peaceful holiday period and a happy new year! Since the official website relaunched last month, your many comments and emails have been warmly received. With over 150,000 hits in the past few weeks alone, your support and enthusiasm has helped to make 2010 into a […] Read more – ‘Happy holidays!’.
Sylvester Stallone paid tribute to the ‘real-life Rockys’ as he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum, December 7, 2010. Stallone, who wrote and starred in the 1976 Oscar-winning film Rocky, about an underdog boxer from Philadelphia, was named among the twelve members of the 2011 class. Sly said in a statement: […] Read more – ‘Stallone inducted into Boxing Hall of Fame’.
With the arrival of blockbuster action extravaganza The Expendables on Blu-ray and DVD, we are pleased to announce that Sly has sent over some copies of the movie that some of you lucky fans can win here at the official site. These are the new three disc Blu-ray combo packs including the DVD and digital […] Read more – ‘The Expendables Blu-ray Competition’.
Legendary soundtrack label Intrada has announced the 2-CD world premiere of the complete Jerry Goldsmith score for First Blood, the Ted Kotcheff action movie in which Sylvester Stallone first introduced his iconic Rambo character to moviegoers. The score is complete and presented from the original multi-track masters for the first time thanks to the discovery […] Read more – ‘First Blood complete score released’.
The Expendables, Sylvester Stallone’s latest blockbuster movie, which teams up of some of the greatest action stars ever, will be released on November 23rd as a three disc blu-ray combo pack as well as on DVD, digital download and on demand. Both the blu-ray combo pack and standard DVD will be loaded with extras created in […] Read more – ‘The Expendables on Blu-ray November 23rd’.
Sylvester Stallone accepts the Hollywood Career Achievement Award onstage during the 14th annual Hollywood Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 25, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. The award was presented to Sly by actors Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Watch the presentation Read more – ‘Sly at Hollywood awards’.
Director and actor Sylvester Stallone attended the premiere of The Expendables at Shibuya-AX on September 26, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. The film opens on October 16 in Japan. While in town, Sly checked out new official action figures from Hot Toys. Read more – ‘Sly and Dolph in Japan’.
One: The Body of Sylvester Stallone Two: Nutrition and Regimen Three: Interview with Sly Four: Training and Exercise How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky from Muscle & Fitness magazine. Sylvester Stallone was in trouble. He had the concept for Rocky IV, Rocky vs the Russians, but what he didn’t have was somebody to play […] Read more – ‘Five’.
One: The Body of Sylvester Stallone Two: Nutrition and Regimen Three: Interview with Sly Five: How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky Training and Exercise from Muscle & Fitness magazine. Sylvester Stallone had trained with Franco Columbu to get in shape for Rocky II, so he knew the services of the two-time Mr. Olympia did […] Read more – ‘Four’.
One: The Body of Sylvester Stallone Two: Nutrition and Regimen Four: Training and Exercise Five: How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky Longevity Magazine: Interview with Sly (1991) Q: Do you work closely with a nutritionist or doctor to monitor your health? A: No, I monitor it myself. I have blood tests done every four […] Read more – ‘Three’.
One: The Body of Sylvester Stallone Three: Interview with Sly Four: Training and Exercise Five: How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky Nutrition and Regimen “I led a very unhealthy regimen while working to develop my body for the later Rocky movies. I was working out on an empty stomach, and my body began to […] Read more – ‘Two’.
Two: Nutrition and Regimen Three: Interview with Sly Four: Training and Exercise Five: How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky The Body of Sylvester Stallone Sly Stallone first got his inspiration to pursue exercise and nutrition when he saw Steve Reeves (a former Mr. Universe) in HERCULES! At 13 years old, Sylvester was astounded with […] Read more – ‘One’.
Sylvester Stallone has established worldwide recognition as an actor, writer and director since he played the title role in his own screenplay of Rocky, which won the Academy Award in 1976 for Best Picture. Since that seminal motion picture, Rocky grew to a franchise of five sequels and in 2006 Stallone concluded the series with Rocky […] Read more – ‘Bio’.
Here you will find five sections that bring together various interviews with Sylvester Stallone detailing his experiences in the world of health and fitness. One: The Body of Sylvester Stallone Two: Nutrition and Regimen Three: Interview with Sly Four: Training and Exercise Five: How Dolph Lundgren trained to fight Rocky If you are still hungry […] Read more – ‘Health & Fitness’.
Photo: EPA/Arno Balzarini. Sylvester Stallone’s art exhibition entitled ‘Sylvester Stallone: 35 Years of Painting’ was held at Galerie Gmurzynska in St. Moritz, Switzerland between February 18 and March 15, 2011. The retrospective show, which includes 30 pieces painted by the actor, documents different periods of Stallone’s creative work, plus various self-portraits. “Best of Life”, mixed […] Read more – ‘Art’.