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. Rocky on Broadway has now opened […] 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. The first Rocky movie, […] 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!’.
It is with the greatest sadness that we report the passing of Sage Stallone. Sylvester Stallone is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son. His compassion and thoughts are with Sage’s mother, Sasha. Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man. His loss will be felt forever. We would like to thank the […] Read more – ‘Sage Stallone (1976-2012)’.
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’.
Sylvester Stallone will receive a career achievement award at the 2010 Hollywood Film Festival, October 20th at the 14th annual fest’s awards gala at the Beverly Hilton. Also at the gala, Morgan Freeman and business partner Lori McCreary of digital entertainment company Revelations Entertainment will be recognized as Hollywood innovators, and director Tom Hooper will […] Read more – ‘Hollywood festival to honor Sylvester Stallone’.
Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger made lightning fast cameos in Sly Stallone’s action extravaganza The Expendables earlier this year, but chances are we could see more of them in the flick’s sequel according to UK movie magazine Total Film. Read more – ‘Bruce Willis on The Expendables 2’.
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’.
Sly Stallone has announced that he wants Bruce Willis as the villain in a possible sequel to The Expendables. He has also described a director’s cut DVD and a new documentary about the making of the film. Den of Geek also carried the story. Read more – ‘The Expendables Director’s Cut’.
Bodybuilding.com has the workouts that made The Expendables – Sylvester “Sly” Stallone, Randy Couture, Terry Crews and the rest of these action heroes – buff enough to take on the world. Read more – ‘Work out like The Expendables’.
Although five movies premiered this week in wide release, none were strong enough to knock The Expendables from its hold on the top box office spot. Weekend estimates suggest that The Expendables is still number 1 with another $16.5 million making $64.9 million in total. For an action movie with a remarkable 13 named stars […] Read more – ‘The Expendables holds at no.1’.
If the market crashes today, you know who to blame. Work at the New York Stock Exchange ground to a halt early this morning as Sylvester Stallone and his Expendable co-stars arrived on Wall Street. They came to celebrate their number one movie and to ring the exchange’s opening bell. Read more – ‘The Expendables at NY Stock Exchange’.
At the cusp of a fifth decade of action movie mayhem, Sylvester Stallone says his no. 1 opening with The Expendables ranks among his top career thrills. Sly has even started talking about the possibility of a sequel. Read more – ‘Sly talks Expendables sequel’.
Sylvester Stallone has proven that he’s not expendable at the box office. Stallone and his pals took Lionsgate’s 1980s-style action romp The Expendables to a no. 1 debut with $35 million. Meanwhile, Julia Roberts delivered a crowd-pleaser for women with Sony’s Eat Pray Love, which opened at no. 2 with $23.7 million. Congrats Sly! Read more – ‘The Expendables opens at no.1’.
In this video clip, captured at San Diego Comic-Con a few weeks ago, MTV’s Josh Horowitz asks Stallone about The Expendables, and talk inevitably turned to two other projects with roots in the actor’s past. Read more – ‘Sly on Poe and Rambo’.
Sly Stallone was in London to celebrate the UK premiere of The Expendables, as were Dolph Lundgren and Jason Statham. Check out images and video from the premiere courtesy of Empire magazine. Read more – ‘Expendables UK premiere’.
The European premiere of The Expendables has taken place at the UGC cinema of Rosny-sous-Bois in the eastern suburbs of Paris. Sly was accompanied by his co-stars, the British actor Jason Statham and Swedish action hero Dolph Lundgren. According to this article, until this year, it would have been true to say that the residents […] Read more – ‘Expendables premiere’.
Hall H will be packed for this year’s Comic-Con. The summer’s biggest event for movies will feature some of the most talked-about and anticipated movies in recent years. The 4-day festival will run from July 22-July 25 with all the studios bringing out their 2010 and 2011 movies. Lionsgate will present exclusive scenes and the […] Read more – ‘Expendables at Comic Con’.
His 1976 film Rocky won three Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director. His latest movie The Expendables, which he wrote, directed and stars in, premieres Aug. 13. Time Magazine are offering you the opportunity to submit questions for Sylvester Stallone. Read more – ‘Ask Sly questions’.
Actor, writer and director Sylvester Stallone takes you behind the scenes of The Expendables in an exclusive iTunes five part series. Get all of the available episodes today. Read more – ‘Behind the scenes’.
The Expendables: 8-Bit Game is a new Facebook game based on the forthcoming action movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li and every other major action star of the 80s. The Expendables will likely be the most fun you have at the theater all summer and this NES-inspired game will definitely set the mood. Read more – ‘Expendables Facebook game’.
Lionsgate has partnered with Foursquare and local businesses to promote its upcoming action movie, The Expendables. Starting today, Lionsgate will use its Foursquare presence to provide followers with tips and specials, all tied in to the “bad ass” theme of the flick, in 11 different cities. Find out more! Read more – ‘Expendables on Foursquare’.
Lionsgate UK have released the stunning UK one-sheet and quad posters for The Expendables. Check out the poster, the full synopsis and confirmation that the film will be released in the UK on August 19th, 2010. Read more – ‘UK Expendables poster’.
The Expendables is a hard hitting action thriller with an all-star cast telling the story of a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. It is in theaters August 13th, 2010. Sylvester Stallone appeared at the LA Film Festival to discuss his career and the forthcoming movie. Read more – ‘Sly at LA film festival’.
The official Expendables website has now been updated with a new design and content. The Expendables is set to hit theaters on August 13th courtesy of director Sylvester Stallone and his all-star cast that includes Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Austin and many more (including cameos by Bruce Willis and Arnold […] Read more – ‘Official Expendables website’.
Harry over at Ain’t It Cool News has an Expendables TV spot and a hi-res copy of the “Legends” banner which advertises all of the great stars starring in Stallone’s forthcoming action extravaganza. Check out the footage and download the banner. Read more – ‘AICN Expendables exclusives’.
JoBlo have published an exclusive new gallery of pics from The Expendables. You get to see Stallone on both sides of the camera plus Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren and Jason Statham in action. The Expendables is set to hit theaters on August 13th. The movie stars Sylvester Stallone and an all-star cast that includes Jason […] Read more – ‘New pics from The Expendables’.
On June 23rd, Sylvester Stallone, the multi-talented actor, director, screenwriter, and visual artist comes to the Los Angeles Film Festival to reminisce on pivotal moments of his prolific artistic career and give us a sneak peek of his anticipated film The Expendables. The event will be moderated by film critic Elvis Mitchell (KCRW’s The Treatment). […] Read more – ‘An evening with Sylvester Stallone’.
Celebrated soundtrack label Intrada have released Vince DiCola’s score for Rocky IV on CD. The original album release featured songs plus two excerpts from score. This new Intrada release offers the entire score by Vince DiCola, including his arrangement of the classic ‘Theme from Rocky’ by Bill Conti. Highlights include ‘Up the Mountain’, ‘Training Montage’, […] Read more – ‘Rocky IV score released’.
Veteran actor Sylvester Stallone and Academy Award nominee Robert Downey Jr were present at the world premiere of Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2, held on April 26, 2010, at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. Check out this interview with Sly at the premiere talking about his forthcoming all-star action flick, The Expendables. Read more – ‘Sly at Iron Man 2 premiere’.
The June 2010 issue of Empire magazine features an Expendable front cover. Sly, Jet Li and Jason Statham grace this issue with the forthcoming all-star action extravaganza The Expendables. Check it out! Read more – ‘Expendables in Empire magazine’.
You can now stay updated with all of the latest news about The Expendables by joining the official Facebook page for the movie. The Expendables is Stallone’s new hard-hitting action thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. Get involved and you can comment, share […] Read more – ‘The Expendables on Facebook’.
It’s here and it’s creating a huge buzz all over the place! The new trailer for Sly’s forthcoming action movie The Expendables has arrived at the official Expendables website. Enough info – just go ahead and click below to be blown away! Read more – ‘New Expendables trailer’.
The official website for Stallone’s upcoming action film The Expendables has now launched. The Expendables hits theatres on August 13, 2010 and stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Terry Crews and Mickey Rourke! Choose your weapon! Read more – ‘Official Expendables website online’.
Sly’s latest screen outing unites some of the biggest names in the genre for a bone-crushing, machine-gun blasting, blood-spurting exercise in pure action. Movie website IGN has the exclusive new one-sheet poster for the film, which tells the story of an elite squad of mercenaries who set out to overthrow a South American dictator. Get […] Read more – ‘Expendables poster exclusive’.
Fans can read an engaging interview with Sylvester Stallone in the April 2010 issue of Empire magazine, one of the best film publications in the world. Sly covers such topics as his recent neck injury and his work on the upcoming actioner The Expendables. Pick up a copy if you can. Read more – ‘Sly in April 2010 issue of Empire’.
The Arnold Schwarzenegger Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Sylvester Stallone March 6th by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger during the 2010 Arnold Sports Festival. Stallone’s work as an actor, director and screenwriter has made him an icon of Hollywood action heroism. His roles as Rocky Balboa and Rambo have forever placed him in the minds and […] Read more – ‘Arnold awards Sly’.
Publicist for The Expendables, Maria LaScala, has published her thoughts on the test screening of The Expendables on her blog. Find out her thoughts on how the movie is shaping up. Read more – ‘Expendables test screening’.
AMO (Alternative Magazine Online) have published a terrific interview with Unit Publicist for The Expendables, Sheryl Main. Not only does Sheryl have one of the coolest jobs in the world, but she has also worked with Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger as well. The new old-school action movie The Expendables, written and directed by Sly himself, is […] Read more – ‘Interview with Sheryl Main’.
After suffering a hairline fracture in his neck while filming The Expendables, Sylvester Stallone stayed home for three weeks to heal. Recently, Stallone sent images of the x-rays to the StalloneZone, a fan website devoted to the actor. When fans started a discussion about whether the story was true. Stallone said: “For the doubters and […] Read more – ‘Sly’s neck injury’.
Hello and happy holidays to you all. 2010 will be a great year for Stallone fans with The Expendables and other exciting projects on the way. We would like to take a moment to wish all of you a safe and happy holiday and a wonderful New Year. As always, check the news page for […] Read more – ‘Merry Xmas!’.
Sly has presented his first gallery showing at the Art Basel Miami Beach fair where his colourful expressionistic paintings were exhibited. Stallone, who paints in his garage in California, said: ‘I’m not just painting for painting’s sake. I want to be truthful.’ Two paintings, each priced between $40,000 and $50,000, had sold by the afternoon. Read more – ‘Sly’s art sells big’.
Publicist Sheryl Main, who is working alongside Sly on The Expendables, has written a few articles about the developing story of Rambo V. Instead of the widely touted tale of man vs beast, she notes, ‘as the creative process took hold Sly found himself veering away from that concept with the real pull towards the […] Read more – ‘Discussion about Rambo V’.
Looks like Rambo’s next outing won’t be a sci-fi adventure battling a genetically modified killer after all. Total Film report that Sly got in touch with fan site StalloneZone to say the following: “I’m letting you know that Rambo has changed course and the story about hunting the man/beast will be done using another character […] Read more – ‘Rambo V plot change’.
To understand why Rocky was such a struggle, Total Film magazine suggests that we need to go back and consider the fate of boxing movies in Hollywood. Here is an article from Total Film on how Sylvester Stallone brought the boxing movie back to life. Read more – ‘The story behind Rocky’.
On October 25, 2009, Maria LaScala, publicist for The Expendables, twittered to say that this was the big day that three action legends would finally appear together on screen. She notes: ‘at 8:10am with three cameras rolling, the biggest action icons of our time went to work. I thought it was electric in Brazil when […] Read more – ‘Sly, Arnie and Bruce acting together’.
According to Empire magazine, it’s the action movie to end all action movies, starring ‘pretty much everyone who’s ever delivered a punch strong enough to knock down a fair-sized mountain’. The Expendables is on its way, and Empire magazine have managed to score a new image from the film and some quotes from Stallone himself […] Read more – ‘New Expendables image’.
Sylvester Stallone walked the red carpet at the 66th Venice Film Festival to pick up a prestigious award. Sly was there to receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award and also to show clips of his latest film, The Expendables, in which he co-stars opposite Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham and Jet Li. Stallone also […] Read more – ‘Triumph in Venice’.
On September 4, 2009, Harry Knowles from movie website Ain’t It Cool News posted a voicemail message from Sylvester Stallone in which Sly gave more info on the plot of the next Rambo movie. With the working title, Rambo V: The Savage Hunt, this episode sees Rambo in the Pacific Northwest leading an elite squad […] Read more – ‘More on Rambo V’.
With a script rumoured to involve John Rambo battling human traffickers and drug lords to rescue a kidnapped girl near the Mexican border, it is rumoured that the next installment in the Rambo franchise will start shooting early next year. Read more – ‘Rambo V’.
On November 3, 2009, Fox Home Entertainment will release Rocky: The Undisputed Collection on Blu Ray. The 7 disc set will contain all of the Rocky films up to and including Rocky Balboa. We’ll keep you posted on any special features the set might contain. This Blu Ray set will be available for the suggested […] Read more – ‘Rocky: The Undisputed Collection’.
As if it couldn’t get any better, Bruce Willis has revealed that he will be playing a role in Stallone’s forthcoming action epic The Expendables. The question now is whether Sly can unite Willis, Schwarzenegger and Stallone on screen for the first time ever! Lionsgate has announced that the release date for The Expendables will […] Read more – ‘Bruce Willis is Expendable’.
At the forthcoming Venice Film Festival, Sylvester Stallone will be awarded the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award. The prize is typically dedicated to an artist who has left a mark on contemporary cinema. The presentation will include a sneak preview of sequences from The Expendables, written and directed by, and starring Stallone. The film […] Read more – ‘Venice to honor Sly’.
Empire, the UK film magazine, has published an exclusive shot of Mickey Rourke and Sylvester Stallone in the July 09 issue. Definitely worth a look if you can locate a copy. Read more – ‘Empire goes Expendable’.
On July 1, 2009, Sheryl Main, publicist for The Expendables twittered from the set that shooting had been completed. Like all Stallone fans, we are desperate for our first look at the movie and will share that with you as soon as news of a teaser trailer arrives. Read more – ‘That’s a wrap!’.
Ain’t it Cool news have scored some great photos from the set of The Expendables. Sly’s forthcoming action extravaganza is currently shooting in New Orleans. More news on The Expendables coming soon. Read more – ‘Sly and Dolph on set’.
Sheryl is the publicist for Sly’s new star-studded action movie The Expendables. Here she talks about the production moving to New Orleans to continue shooting. Don’t forget to follow Sheryl on Twitter for updates from the set. Read more – ‘Interview with Sheryl Main’.
Empire magazine has published a story including a first look at images from the set of The Expendables, Stallone’s new action movie currently shooting in Brazil. More on The Expendables as shooting continues.. Read more – ‘First pics from The Expendables’.
Filming has now begun in Brazil on Sly’s new action movie, The Expendables. Sly and the team are posting frequent updates from the set on the social networking site Twitter. To follow their progress and to get exclusive pics from the set, be sure to follow this Twitter feed. More exiting news from the set […] Read more – ‘The Expendables on Twitter’.
Well, we may have just had April Fool’s Day, but it’s no joke that Sly and the crew have arrived on set in Brazil ready to shoot The Expendables! We’ll keep you updated, so stay tuned for all the latest on this extraordinary action adventure in the making. Read more – ‘Sly arrives on location’.
Stars such as Sylvester Stallone, Denise Richards and Brandon Routh have all taken part in this forthcoming Bollywood smash. Here is a look at the trailer for Kambakkht Ishq. Read more – ‘Kambakkht Ishq’.
After numerous reports that rapper 50 Cent was to take up the role of Hale Caesar, it has now been reported by Ain’t it Cool News that actor (and former San Diego Charger) Terry Crews has been cast. This is great news and has been warmly received by fans judging by all the messages we […] Read more – ‘Sly casts Terry Crews’.
Sly has been hitting the gym in preparation for The Expendables which begins shooting shortly. While playing around with a bit of workout footage, Sly decided to send it in to movie website Ain’t it Cool News. Read more – ‘Sly working out’.
WWE alum ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin and Charisma Carpenter have been added to the cast of The Expendables, starring, written and directed by Sylvester Stallone. The star-studded cast also includes Jet Li, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts and Mickey Rourke. Shooting begins later this month! Read more – ‘New cast members’.
Sly Stallone is nursing an injured hand after damaging his thumb practising realistic fight scenes for his new action film The Expendables. Stallone has recruited an all-star cast of Hollywood hardmen – including Jet Li, Mickey Rourke and Jason Statham – to star in the upcoming project, about a group of mercenaries who set out […] Read more – ‘Sly injures hand’.
It has been reported that Sylvester Stallone is trying to lure Governor Schwarzenegger back to the big screen for a cameo during The Expendables. The 61-year-old actor-turned-politician would make a rare big screen appearance in the film about a group of mercenaries trying to overthow a South American dictator. It also stars Jet Li, Dolph […] Read more – ‘Arnold in talks for cameo’.
Sylvester Stallone has praised fellow actor Mickey Rourke’s Oscar nomination: “You deserve it. You’re an incredibly talented man.” Stallone isn’t surprised about Mickey Rourke’s critically acclaimed role in The Wrestler: “It was just a matter of time…He’s a tough ass guy. He’s old school…Eventually someone was going to do a story that captures his heart, […] Read more – ‘Sly tips hat to Mickey Rourke’.
The search for the Greatest Movie Badass of All Time is on! MTV News has asked accomplished filmmakers, actors and you, the audience, to vote for your favorites. Who will reign supreme as the Greatest Badass of All Time? Find out on February 6 at 7:15 p.m. when MTV announces the winner live at New […] Read more – ‘Rambo in top ten movie badasses’.
A humorous story emerged this week. Sly joined actors Danny DeVito and Charlie Sheen at eatery Buca di Beppo in Hollywood to celebrate its recent purchase by Planet Hollywood. “The beauty of this is, my wife doesn’t have to cook for a long, long time,” Stallone joked. “Thank God.” Read more – ‘Sly avoids wife’s cooking’.
Movie gossip website Ain’t It Cool News has posted a photo of Sly in preparation for The Expendables, his upcoming action ensemble movie featuring Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture and Dolph Lungdren. The photo generated a buzz around the Internet because of Sly’s physique. Looking good at 62 Sly! Read more – ‘Sly not Expendable at 62’.
Sajid Nadiadwala is getting ready for the release of Kambakht Ishq which stars Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor and features supporting roles from Sylvester Stallone, Denise Richards and Brandon Routh. Sabir Khan directs in what is his debut film. The movie is slated to release sometime in the summer of 2009 and is picking up […] Read more – ‘Kambakht Ishq’.
From The Collection of Ronald M. Vastola comes a collection of authentic Rocky Balboa props and costumes. This exhibition will feature a unique sampling of original prop and wardrobe items from the production of Rocky Balboa, the sixth and final film in the Rocky series. Numerous Rocky Balboa artifacts will be on public exhibit for […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa exhibition’.
Mickey Rourke has joined the ranks of The Expendables, the ensemble Sylvester Stallone-directed action adventure for Nu Image/Millennium Films. Rourke will play an unscrupulous arms dealer who becomes the go-to guy for a group of mercenaries planning to topple a South American dictator. Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Randy Couture and Dolph Lungdren play the […] Read more – ‘Mickey Rourke joins The Expendables’.
Happy New Year! It’s an exciting time for Stallone fans. The Expendables is set to roll in early 2009 with a stellar cast that includes Stallone, Statham, Li, Lundgren and UFC champ Randy Couture. Wishing you a fantastic 2009 and thanks for all your many emails! Read more – ‘Happy New Year!’.
Sly has been in Rio de Janeiro recently, scouting locations for his new movie, The Expendables, which may well be shot in the city and in Sao Paulo. More news on the movie as we get it! Read more – ‘Sly scouting movie locations’.
Stallone has told movie website Ain’t it Cool News that UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture has been added to the film’s cast, joining the already announced Jason Statham, Jet Li, and Dolph Lundgren. Cameras roll this March in Brazil. Read more – ‘AICN casting scoop’.
Sly Stallone recently attended the premiere of Transporter 3 starring Expendables co-star Jason Statham. During his interview on the red carpet Sly announced that Dolph Lundgren had been signed to join the cast of The Expendables. The line up now includes Stallone, Statham, Jet Li and Lundgren! Watch this space for more on the movie. Read more – ‘Expendables casting news’.
Planet Hollywood CEO Robert Earl has made his first venture into producing features, signing on as a co-producer for Nu Image/Millennium’s The Expendables, starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Jet Li. The Expendables will be promoted at all 20 Planet Hollywood sites across the globe. This is the first time that Earl has become involved […] Read more – ‘Robert Earl to produce’.
Sylvester Stallone is set to direct and star in The Expendables for Nu Image/Millennium Films. Stallone, who also penned the script, will be joined onscreen by Jason Statham, while Jet Li is in final negotiations to join the actioner. The film follows a team of mercenaries on a mission to overthrow a South American dictator. […] Read more – ‘The Expendables’.
The official life story of the greatest British boxer of our time and Welsh hero ‘Super’ Joe Calzaghe will be released in November 10th 2008. The Joe Calzaghe – My Life Story DVD documents the fascinating career of the longest reigning world champion boxing title holder ever, with exclusive interviews with his family, never-seen before footage […] Read more – ‘Sly on Calzaghe’.
Sylvester Stallone has received his lifetime achievement award, the Golden Icon, at the Zurich Film Festival where he also gave a masterclass. Speaking on the red carpet, Sly said he was glad to be back in the place where he started acting and that the award meant more than any other. Sly signed autographs for […] Read more – ‘Sly in Zurich’.
A number of ads have appeared in Variety congratulating Sylvester Stallone on his lifetime achievement award, the Golden Icon, received at the Zurich Film Festival. Keep an eye out for tributes from MGM and acting legend and friend Arnold Schwarzenegger. Read more – ‘Variety ads’.
Sylvester Stallone will be honored at the upcoming Zurich Film Festival with the inaugural Golden Icon Award for lifetime achievement. Stallone will personally accept the prize at the event, which runs September 25 to October 5, 2008. The fest will present a retrospective of Stallone’s work, including the entire Rocky and Rambo series, as well […] Read more – ‘Stallone to receive Golden Icon’.
Who have been the most influential men in 2008? Over the past 12 months, which guys have had the biggest impact on the way other men behave, buy and think? Askmen.com have assembled a shortlist of candidates which includes Sylvester Stallone and are asking for your help in determining the final 49. The Top 49 […] Read more – ‘Vote for Sly’.
Thirty-five years ago this summer marks the production of The Lords of Flatbush. In his new book, The Making of The Lords of Flatbush, writer/producer/director Stephen Verona chronicles the mini-classic film from inspiration to perspiration to final reward. The book reveals how everyone involved went on to become legends in their fields: from Sylvester Stallone […] Read more – ‘The making of Lords of Flatbush’.
Russian Vodka producer Synergy has announced a one-year contract with Sylvester Stallone to appear in television and newspaper advertisements for the vodka brand Russian Ice, starting September 1, 2008.The deal, worth reportedly $1 million, won’t include Rocky’s great Russian foe, Ivan Drago: “The advertising campaign concept was based on the fact that the actor has […] Read more – ‘Sly’s Russian deal’.
Sly has recently acted in a forthcoming Bollywood film Kambakht Ishq aka: Incredible Love. Producer Sajid Nadiadwala said, “It was the highpoint of my career to have the iconic Sylvester Stallone being called for a shot on my film set.” Stallone’s dialogues in the film are in English, but there is a scene where he […] Read more – ‘Sly and Bollywood’.
Sly is featured in the August 2008 edition of Muscle & Fitness magazine, on newsstands now! The article is called Reel Muscle and claims that the Rocky training scenes are the gold standard in cinematic workouts. Read more – ‘Sly in Muscle & Fitness’.
Action heroes Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger will appear alongside the Bollywood stars Ashkay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor in Incredible Love, the story of an Indian stuntman who takes Hollywood by storm but cannot find true love there. The film will be the first Indian production to be shot at Hollywood’s Universal Studios and will […] Read more – ‘Bollywood bound’.
Capturing the essence of Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo in the latest Rambo movie, this amazingly detailed 12″ statue portrays Rambo as seen at the end of the movie after the climactic battle scene; dirty and bloodied but triumphant. This incredible piece of art is constructed from heavyweight polystone and then hand painted to the […] Read more – ‘Rambo statue’.
In addition to a fantastic 2 disc special edition DVD and Blu-Ray Rambo release, there is also a special collector’s edition 6-disc set out now! This limited edition box set comes in a metal tin and includes First Blood: Ultimate Edition, Rambo First Blood Part II: Ultimate Edition, Rambo III: Ultimate Edition and the new […] Read more – ‘Rambo on DVD’.
Sylvester Stallone is in Japan for the premiere of his latest movie, Rambo. The premiere took place in Tokyo on Thursday, May 8, 2008. The film will be screened across Japan from May 24, 2008. Read more – ‘Sly in Japan’.
See the film that started it all, back in movie theatres for one night only! Don’t miss First Blood in select theatres nationwide on May 15th, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Following the film, the alternate ending (where Rambo dies!) will be shown for the first time ever in theatres. Plus, this one night event will […] Read more – ‘First Blood screenings’.
Sly is featured on the front cover of the current issue of Majestic Living magazine, and a feature can be found inside. Majestic Living, is a quarterly publication expanding into southern California’s elite markets. It’s readers share discerning taste in health, beauty, luxury and travel. The magazine also chronicles the achievements of famous Hollywood figures. Read more – ‘Sly in Majestic Living’.
Sylvester Stallone has become the unlikely champion of a British comedy. Sly was won over by the charms of Son of Rambow after he asked for a special screening of the eighties-set film about two schoolboys who make home movies after being inspired by Stallone’s performance in First Blood. Stallone had given his permission to […] Read more – ‘Son of Rambow’.
Sylvester Stallone is planning a fifth Rambo film following the success of his ultra-violent 2008 sequel. Sly has started writing a fifth instalment of the franchise, but the next Rambo movie will be very different from the adventures his character is most famous for: “I would like to take Rambo to another genre, experiment a […] Read more – ‘Rambo V’.
Rumours are abound that Sylvester Stallone is considering a new movie based on his 90’s blockbuster, Cliffhanger. According to media speculation, the new movie will be called The Dam. In the original movie, Gabe Walker, a troubled mountain climber and rescue worker, battled a band of thieves trying to recover three cases containing $100 million […] Read more – ‘New projects’.
Sylvester Stallone greeted fans and signed autographs at the gala celebrity premiere of Rambo at Leicester Square in London, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008. Written and directed by Stallone, the film is distributed by Lionsgate and earned $18.2 million in its opening weekend in the United States. Read more – ‘Rambo UK premiere’.
Sylvester Stallone has signed a deal to direct and star in two action films. The first script is expected to be ready later this year, with production set to begin shortly thereafter. Stallone will produce the films with Kevin King-Templeton and Avi Lerner. Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short and Boaz Davidson will serve as executive producers. […] Read more – ‘Sly signs deal’.
Sylvester Stallone drew a mix of older and younger fans to the return of his ‘80s action hero this weekend. Rambo took $18.2 million from 2,751 locations. The bow is actually well above that of 2006′s Rocky Balboa, which grossed $12.2 million on its first weekend. If you haven’t seen the movie yet, whaddya waitin’ […] Read more – ‘Rambo is here’.
Sly has conducted five days of question and answer sessions with his fans via movie review website Ain’t it Cool News. If you haven’t been checking them out, catch his answers to the final round. Read more – ‘Sly Q&A with fans’.
Artist and Sly fan Bill Pruitt has completed a wonderful painting containing imagery from the new Rambo movie. Check out his Sly paintings at his website and tell him we sent you. Read more – ‘Bill Pruitt’s Rambo’.
Happy Holidays! The third and possibly the best Rambo trailer has premiered on the internet and is already generating quite a buzz. Take a look! The movie hits theatres January 25, 2008! Read more – ‘Rambo trailer #3’.
As part of the promotion for Rocky Balboa, a company called Grand Visual ran a striking promotional campaign on the London Underground featuring Rocky running up the steps as you ascend on the escalators. As many of our visitors are based in the United States and around the world and may not have seen it, […] Read more – ‘Rocky on the London tube’.
The official Rambo website is now a truly interactive experience with games, media downloads, trailers and more! It’s easy to lose yourself in the atmosphere of the movie with this rich, comprehensive website. Read more – ‘Official Rambo site updated’.
Sylvester Stallone is taking aim at an MGM remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson starrer Death Wish. Stallone is in talks to direct and star as an ordinary man who goes vigilante after his wife and daughter are attacked. Set to write the script are Michael Ferris and John Brancato, whose credits include Terminator 3 […] Read more – ‘Stallone has a Death Wish’.
An official poster for Rambo, which will be distributed by Lionsgate from January 25, 2008, has now been made available. Download a hi-res copy and stills from the production. From the look of this poster, we can’t wait for Rambo to return to the big screen! Read more – ‘Rambo poster artwork’.
Hollywood’s elite, including actors and directors such as Sylvester Stallone, Jack Nicholson, George Lucas, Angela Lansbury, Tippi Hedren, Clint Eastwood, Kirk Douglas, Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Warren Beatty, and Julie Andrews attended AFI’s 40th Anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, in Los Angeles. Read more – ‘AFI 40th anniversary’.
Sylvester Stallone has told the press that he and his crew were witness to atrocities in Burma while filming the new Rambo movie, due for release in early 2008: “I witnessed the aftermath, survivors with legs cut off and all kinds of land mine injuries and maggot-infested wounds.” Sly went on to say “the Burmese […] Read more – ‘Sly on Burma atrocities’.
Jennifer Flavin-Stallone, wife of Sylvester Stallone, is the co-founder of Seriesse International. The company is a direct seller of skin care and nutritional products based in Las Vegas. Their new products S-Force and Almarush are based on Sly’s extensive knowledge of health and nutrition. Watch this You Tube video as Sly talks about the products, […] Read more – ‘Sly’s new products’.
A Serbian village is hoping to channel some of Rocky Balboa’s fighting spirit with a 10-foot-tall statue of the boxer. Zitiste, a village about 35 miles north of Belgrade has been beset in recent years by flooding and landslides. The locals contemplated how to revive northern Serbia and came up with the idea of a […] Read more – ‘Rocky statue in Serbia’.
Thanks to everyone who has written in with their comments for Sly. They have been overwhelmingly positive! Watch this video to see how the fans have made a big impact by creating a buzz for John Rambo online! What are your thoughts on Rambo returning to the screen? Drop us an email and the most […] Read more – ‘John Rambo trailer a smash hit’.
John Rambo is back! A teaser trailer is currently causing a huge buzz across the net! What are your thoughts on Rambo returning to the screen? Drop us an email and the most interesting comments will go to Sly. Congratulations to Steve Galea who won the signed Rocky artwork – he tells us his whole […] Read more – ‘John Rambo is back’.
We have launched a new competition to win a piece of exclusive Rocky artwork based on a scene from the Oscar-winning movie! American Royal Arts offers official limited edition artwork by artist Joe Petruccio. The art is signed by both Joe Petruccio and by Sylvester Stallone! They have kindly donated a piece for one of […] Read more – ‘New competition launched’.
Rocky Balboa comes to DVD on March 20th 2007. The DVD will feature a commentary by Sylvester Stallone, deleted scenes including an alternate ending, and three featurettes. They are: ‘Skill vs Will: The Making of Rocky Balboa’, ‘Reality in the Ring: Filming Rocky’s Final Fight’ and ‘Virtual Champion: Creating the Computer Fight.’ Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa on DVD’.
Recapture the glory of an American legend through artwork based on the Oscar-winning original Rocky movie! American Royal Arts has produced official limited edition artwork by artist Joe Petruccio. Each piece in the collection is signed by both Joe Petruccio and by Sylvester Stallone! The edition sizes are very limited so call for more info: […] Read more – ‘Signed Rocky artwork’.
Sylvester Stallone signed autographs for his fans as he arrived for the British premiere of Rocky Balboa at the Vue cinema in London’s Leicester Square, Tuesday Jan. 16, 2007. The premiere was a resounding success with plenty of UK stars turning out for glimpse of Sly. Sly also made an appearance at the aftershow party […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa UK premiere’.
Sylvester Stallone took time out for his Scouse pals when he attended the Everton vs. Reading Premiership football match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, Sunday Jan. 14, 2007. Stallone visited as a guest of the club before travelling to Paris and then London for the British premiere of Rocky Balboa on January 16th. Read more – ‘Sly at Everton’.
Rocky Balboa has received a series of US premieres in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and Las Vegas. The US event was held at the Chinese theater in Hollywood, California December 13, 2006. The final round of the Academy Award-winning Rocky franchise hits theatres Wednesday, December 20, 2006. Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa premiere’.
Sylvester Stallone has undertaken a massive daily Q&A session with the movie website Aint It Cool News. For 20 days straight in the run up to the release of Rocky Balboa, Sly will answer no-holds-barred questions from fans who want to submit them to the website. Go to AICN and start reading round after round […] Read more – ‘Ain’t it Cool Q&A’.
In 1980, sculptor A.Thomas Schomberg, in collaboration with Sylvester Stallone, created the iconic Rocky Balboa statue for the movie Rocky III. This year, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Rocky franchise and the theatrical release of Rocky Balboa, Schomberg Studios has teamed up with MGM Studios to announce the launch of a series […] Read more – ‘Rocky sculptures’.
The official Rocky.com website has been updated with loads of great Rocky Balboa content. Check it out for photos, trailers and all your Rocky Balboa merchandise, not to mention an exciting Rocky Balboa messageboard where you can chat with other Rocky fans. The final round of the Academy Award-winning Rocky franchise hits theatres Wednesday, December […] Read more – ‘The official Rocky site’.
With the new Rocky movie on the way, now is a good time to brush up on your Rocky knowledge! This definitive punch-by-punch guide to all six films includes the forthcoming finale Rocky Balboa. Behind-the-scenes facts and insider information tell you everything you ever wanted to know. Delve into the minds of the characters and […] Read more – ‘Rocky: The Ultimate Guide’.
To get you in the mood for the forthcoming release of Rocky Balboa, there is a collector’s edition of the original movie available from December 5th. The new disc includes a commentary by Sylvester Stallone, a new high-definition transfer, an all-new 90-minute documentary on the making of Rocky featuring Sylvester Stallone, five all-new featurettes on […] Read more – ‘Rocky collector’s edition DVD’.
The Rocky Balboa teaser poster has been delivered by the studio and it’s a beauty! Rocky Balboa is the concluding chapter of the greatest underdog story of our time. The former heavyweight champion steps out of retirement and back into the ring, pitting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. In cinemas […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa teaser poster’.
The Mayor of Philadelphia, John F. Street, presided over the dedication of the Rocky Balboa statue at the foot of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps in September. The dedication was followed by an outdoor screening of the original Academy-Award winning Rocky for thousands of Philadelphians. Photographer Mike Lynaugh has kindly sent us a link […] Read more – ‘Statue dedication’.
The Rocky Balboa trailer has been knocking ‘em out across the internet with huge download figures and a massive buzz of expectation among fans. If you haven’t yet seen the trailer for the new Rocky movie, click on the link on our homepage, or visit the official blog! Write and let us know why you […] Read more – ‘Rocky trailer knocks ‘em out’.
Pulitzer Prize-winners Michael Vitez and Tom Gralish of the Philadelphia Inquirer spent a year visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art to observe, photograph, meet, and capture the stories of Rocky runners, who come from all over the world to run up America’s most famous steps -just as Sylvester Stallone did in Rocky. The book includes […] Read more – ‘Rocky stories’.
In October 2006, Everlast will launch a co-branded collection of Everlast/Rocky sporting goods including youth boxing equipment, heavy bags and inflatables. They will be available from select retailers and through online channels. This timing is set to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the original Rocky film. In addition, the collection will set the stage […] Read more – ‘Keep punchin’ Rocko’.
After many thousands of entries, we have now selected a winner for last month’s Rocky Balboa competition. The winner is Carl Brandish from the USA! Congratulations Carl! He gave the correct answer: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. You have won a pair of signed boxing gloves from Sylvester Stallone! Check your email for details of how […] Read more – ‘Competition winner announced’.
The latest Rocky Balboa trailer has been made available on Yahoo! Are you as excited as we are?! Tell us what you think! Watch it by clicking on the link below! Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) comes out of retirement, intending to fight a few low-profile local fighters. He is approached to fight a match with the […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa trailer’.
Sylvester Stallone celebrates his 60th birthday on July 6th 2006! We’d like to say a sincere Happy Birthday to Sly from the official website and all his fans! Want to wish Sly a Happy Birthday? Write in to us! Read more – ‘Sly turns 60’.
The Rocky Balboa Blog has been updated with a new look and a new address! Click on the link below for all the latest news on the forthcoming movie. The sixth installment of the Rocky franchise hits theaters Friday, December 22, 2006. Are you excited? Let us know about it! Read more – ‘New Rocky Balboa blog’.
We have launched a special new Rocky Balboa competition! Rocky might soon hang up his gloves, but did you ever imagine he would give them to you? Sly Stallone has signed a pair of his boxing gloves to give away to one of you lucky fans awaiting the new movie: Rocky Balboa. Check it out. Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa competition’.
Sylvester Stallone has been selected as the first Boxing Writers Association of America award winner for lifetime cinematic achievement. On May 5th, at their 81st annual awards dinner at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Sly received a specially commissioned piece from renowned Philadelphia sculptor Carl LeVotch to honor this achievement. Read more – ‘Sly wins lifetime achievement award’.
We hope you enjoyed your sneek peek at Rocky Balboa! The 60 second teaser clip received an overwhelming response. Thanks to the fans for all your wonderful emails. The demand for the teaser was so high that it took us briefly offline! If you would like to see another great photo from the movie, check […] Read more – ‘Rocky teaser response’.
We hope you enjoyed the exclusive Rocky Balboa teaser direct from Sly and the production team! Judging by the overwhelming response we received, that 60 second clip has got you all fired up for the next installment! Our Rocky Balboa competition is coming shortly too, so stay tuned for an exciting chance to win an […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa teaser’.
If you want to keep up with the latest developments from the set of the new movie, Rocky Balboa, then the Rocky Balboa Blog is the website for you. This official blog is the place where Sly and the crew report on the making of the film. So far, they have posted three exciting official […] Read more – ‘Rocky Balboa official photos’.
Sly pure glacial water comes directly from Mt. Rainier’s carbon glacier, a massive river of ice flowing off an active volcano, making it the only glacier in the world known to actually melt from the bottom up. Protected at its source within Mt. Rainier National Park, this unique geological phenomenon provides pure melted glacial ice […] Read more – ‘Sly water’.
If you’ve been following the filming of Rocky Balboa in the Philadelphia area, you’ll know that there has been some excellent on-set coverage from Channel 10, the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia. NBC10.com has uploaded a series of videos from the movie set which are highly recommended for fans. Read more – ‘On the set of Rocky Balboa’.
What a year it has been for Stallone fans. We’ve enjoyed The Contender, Sly Moves, Instone Nutrition and now of course, the incredible news that Rocky is returning to the ring! The first reports from the set of Rocky Balboa have been very exciting. Many thanks to all the fans who attended the Las Vegas […] Read more – ‘Happy Holidays’.
Come join us on the film set of the exciting forthcoming Rocky sequel, Rocky Balboa! Would you like to be in the crowds for the Las Vegas fight scenes in Rocky Balboa? Shooting Sunday Dec 4th -Thursday Dec 8th 2005, Sylvester Stallone and Light Heavyweight Champion Antonio Tarver will be on the set with YOU! […] Read more – ‘Be an extra in Rocky Balboa’.
A Child With Special Needs, the newest video in the ‘I Am Your Child’ video series, features families with special needs children who share their stories in order to help other families understand the experiences, emotions and challenges they will face. The video also offers analysis and advice from doctors, legal advisors, educators, and special […] Read more – ‘Sly hosts special needs video’.
Fifteen years after the last installment, Sylvester Stallone is reprising his role as boxing champ Rocky Balboa in the sixth Rocky movie! Sly will write and direct Rocky Balboa, which will begin shooting in Philadelphia and Las Vegas next year. The story will focus on an aging, widowed Rocky, who returns to the ring once […] Read more – ‘Rocky returns to the ring’.
Sly has received the Taurus Lifetime Achievement Award for an Action Star at the 5th Annual Taurus World Stunt Awards. The ceremony was held Sunday, September 25th at Paramount Pictures. “Stallone has been a dynamic driving force in action films creating some extremely memorable characters and moments,” stated TWSA Executive Producer, Mitch Geller. “The stunt […] Read more – ‘Sly receives lifetime achievement award’.
Sly will be featured on the cover of the premiere edition of Men.com magazine which debuts Monday, September 19th. The feature story is a sneak peak preview of what to expect in Rocky VI! “Sly is a significant figure in the minds of men everywhere,” said Phil Kearney, Chief Marketing Officer: “His association with Men.com […] Read more – ‘Sly in Men.com magazine’.
Sylvester Stallone’s reality boxing show The Contender ain’t heard no bell. The show is coming out of its corner for another bout as ESPN confirms a second season of the series in April 2006. Casting and production on the series will begin immediately. Meanwhile, on the 15th October ESPN will broadcast a live championship rematch […] Read more – ‘The Contender 2’.
Here it is Sly fans: the third issue of Sylvester Stallone’s Sly magazine. Pamela Anderson is on the cover and J.Lo tells all in this exciting new issue. There’s a Hulk Hogan feature on his new reality show and life after wrestling. Not to mention health tips and the usual coverage of style, cigars, wines, […] Read more – ‘Sly magazine #3’.
In case you missed it, there are some fabulous new products available from Sly’s Instone range. Pre-Workout Intensity! keeps your body primed with all the essential aminos and energy components you need to stay focused and energized both in and out of the gym. Post-Workout Intensity! provides your body with essential components that allow you […] Read more – ‘New Instone products’.
The Sly Moves competition has closed and we have sent emails to the winners to notify them! This has proven to be our most popular competition ever with many thousands of entries! Check your mail to see if you are one of the lucky ones! If not, don’t worry, there’s always next time. Congratulations to […] Read more – ‘Sly Moves competition closes’.
Sly Stallone has signed some copies of his new book Sly Moves for us to give away to you, the fans, in an exclusive competition! In the meantime, Sly will be appearing on the following TV shows in May: Tuesday May 10th: Don Imus Wednesday May 11th: Good Morning America Wednesday May 11th: ABC’s The […] Read more – ‘Sly Moves competition launched’.
We hope you are enjoying the explosive action of The Contender and are as excited as we are about the forthcoming publication of Sly Moves! We’ll have our Sly Moves competition up shortly! In the meantime, Sly will be appearing on the following TV shows in May: Friday May 6th, CNN, Larry King Live. Tuesday […] Read more – ‘Sly’s upcoming appearances’.
Sylvester Stallone will be signing books, 12:30pm May 10th at Barnes and Noble, Rockefeller Center, 600 Fifth Ave. at 48th Street, New York! This is your chance to meet the man and pick up a copy of the book! Send in your pictures and stories after the event! Read more – ‘Sly book signing in New York’.
Sylvester Stallone was on hand to induct legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan into the WWE Hall of Fame April 2nd. Stallone first met Hogan when he cast him in the memorable role of ‘Thunderlips’ in Rocky III. The ceremony took place in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 2, 2005. Congrats Hulk! Read more – ‘Sly inducts Hulk Hogan’.
Artist Bill Pruitt has lived out plenty of his lifetime ambitions. Not only is Sylvester Stallone a collector of his work, but he’s also been lucky enough to illustrate the next few pages of the Rocky VI screenplay in issue 2 of Sly magazine! Look out for three of Bill’s paintings alongside Sly’s words when […] Read more – ‘Sly magazine issue 2’.
The new high protein pudding from Instone has temporarily sold out! Looks like Sly’s line of health supplement products are proving popular. We hear that international sales will be an option shortly, and we’ll let you know when the pudding is back in stock. Read more – ‘Instone pudding sold out’.
Do you have your copy yet? The magazine has been very well received, especially the exclusive sneak peek into the Rocky VI screenplay! Look out for issue 2 in April. Read more – ‘Sly magazine is here’.
The Contender landed some powerful blows March 7th on NBC, and the stars lined up at Planet Hollywood to witness it! The Contender has been hailed as a hit by many reviewers, Newsday called it ‘fiercely engaging’ and ‘darn near irresistible.’ We’re on the edge of our seats to see what happens with the rest […] Read more – ‘The Contender hits hard’.
Exploding onto your screen March 7th is The Contender, the latest, must-see unscripted drama about the lives of 16 talented boxers. The boxers hail from all over the USA and represent the best and most promising talent available. Executive Producer Sylvester Stallone and five-time world champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard serve as hosts and lead […] Read more – ‘The Contender premieres March 7th’.
We’ve added a list of Sly’s upcoming appearances to the site as there are so many great shows to catch. You dont want to miss Sly on The Tonight Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, or the world premiere of The Contender on NBC March 7th! Read more – ‘Dates for your diary’.
The first issue of Sly will be available from March from all good magazine stockists. The first issue will feature a ‘behind the scenes’ of The Contender, Stallone’s new reality TV boxing show. A sneak peek into the next chapter in the Italian Stallion’s saga – Rocky VI! And..Sly’s Top 10 Tips for Life! Read more – ‘Sly magazine coming March’.
Jake (Dolly Parton) is a down-home Country singer with enormous talents. Nick Martinelli (Sylvester Stallone) is a New York City cabbie with an even bigger attitude. But when Jake bets her sleazy manager everything that she can turn anybody into an overnight sensation, that somebody turns out to be Nick. Now Jake must haul Nick […] Read more – ‘Rhinestone on DVD’.
Welcome to the turning point of your life. While it’s impossible for me to know what your personal hopes and dreams are, there’s one thing I do know: your ability to gain self love, self respect and confidence is right in front of you if you have the courage to complete my LifeChange Challenge. Sly. Read more – ‘Sly’s Lifechange Challenge launched’.
The new glossy monthly magazine Sly will arrive around mid-February. It will focus on health and fitness and Sylvester will be actively involved in the editorial process every month. The first air date of The Contender on NBC is scheduled for February 21st, so tune in for some incredible action. Read more – ‘Sly magazine and The Contender’.
Happy New Year! Just a quick announcement: Sly’s fitness book Sly Moves: My Proven Program to Lose Weight, Build Strength, Gain Will Power, and Live your Dream is available to pre-order now online! It will be published in May 05! We hope all the recent competition winners enjoyed their signed Xmas photos from Sly. More […] Read more – ‘Pre-Order Sly Moves’.
The winners of our Xmas competition to win a signed photo from Sly have now been contacted by email! Don’t forget to check yours to see if you are one of the lucky ones. If not, don’t worry as there’ll be more prizes in the new year. Wishing you all a happy holiday from Sylvester […] Read more – ‘Xmas competition winners’.
If you’ve not yet entered our Xmas competition to win a signed photo from Sly, be sure to get your answer in soon! A gift from Sly under the tree could make this your best holiday yet! Read more – ‘Xmas competition update’.
Sly has launched a new high protein pudding with Instone! The dessert-like snack is perfect for fitness enthusiasts and contains only the highest quality ingredients! Read more – ‘New Instone pudding’.
One of Stallone’s least appreciated, but most remarkable films, comes to DVD in March 2005. Stallone made this film between Rocky and Rocky II and it shares many similarities with them. Paradise Alley tells the story of three brothers who dream of busting out of the poverty of Hell’s Kitchen in New York during the […] Read more – ‘Paradise Alley comes to DVD’.
Sly will be launching a glossy monthly magazine early next year; it will focus on health and fitness with a target demographic of 35 to 54 year olds. Sylvester will be actively involved in the editorial process every month. The idea is to provide a good product to a large number of male readers who […] Read more – ‘‘Sly’ magazine on the way’.
The November 2004 issue of Direct TV features Stallone on the cover and includes an informative article called ‘Saved by the Bell’. It goes on to say: “If The Contender scores a knockout, Sylvester Stallone will once again be called a genius.” Read more – ‘Sly in Direct TV magazine’.
The Mr. Olympia weekend fitness and body-building extravaganza took place in late October. The Instone booth was surrounded by over 1500 fans and competitors. Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer spent time signing pictures and speaking to fans. Read more – ‘Sly at Mr Olympia 2004’.
There’s a new Rocky anthology set for release on December 14th. The six-disc package should retail around $69.96. The full details have yet to be released, although each film will boast brand new high-definition transfers along with a new DTS track on Rocky and 5.1 surround on the four sequels. The set will also include […] Read more – ‘Rocky Anthology DVDs’.
The 2004 Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend will take place in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Oct 28-31. It will mark the 39th year of this prestigious event – the ultimate bodybuilding and fitness competition. International film star Sylvester Stallone, whose fitness routines are legendary, will also be attending. Sly, creator of the […] Read more – ‘Sly to attend Mr Olympia contest’.
The new Rocky Legends game has hit the shelves! If you’re a fan of Rocky and also enjoy a game on your PS2 or Xbox, then this will bring hours of fun! Rewrite the Rocky saga, punch by punch. Play as Rocky Balboa, Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, or Ivan Drago and re-create their hard-fought quests […] Read more – ‘Rocky Legends game released’.
Muscle and Fitness magazine will feature a five page brochure for Instone in its Oct 2004 issue. The piece advertises the Lean Fire product and includes Sylvester Stallone’s own ‘Nutrition Notebook.’ In the article, Stallone reveals the title of his forthcoming book, Sly Moves. Stay tuned for more news on that exciting project! Read more – ‘Sly Moves’.
The Rambo Ultimate Collection will be released as a three disc DVD set on November 23rd. There will also be individual releases of each film for you to collect! Pre-order at Amazon. Read more – ‘Rambo Ultimate Collection’.
Lots happening this month with Instone who are offering 20% off Instone products at GNC stores in September and October! You can call Sly’s toll free number: 866-SLY-SAYS to order the Lifechange series DVD. Visit the Instone website to find out where you can see Sylvester Stallone detail the latest INSTONE™ products and see clips […] Read more – ‘Instone news’.
Rewrite the Rocky saga, punch by punch. Turn back the clock and come out swinging in this bone-crunching game! Key Features: Play as Rocky Balboa, Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, or Ivan Drago before the events of the Rocky films, and re-create their hard-fought quests to become boxing legends. Train hard to build up your skills […] Read more – ‘Rocky Legends Game’.
The latest issue of Muscle & Fitness (September, 2004) has Sly Stallone on the cover! He discusses various things including his training: “Over the years my biggest flaw was overtraining. In the gym six days a week, doing more sit ups at night…my body was in a constant state of breakdown. Now I focus on […] Read more – ‘Sly on cover of Muscle & Fitness’.
Did you know that Shade is now available on DVD? The hand is quicker than the eye in LA’s underground gambling scene, hustlers getting hustled and fortunes ride on every deal. Three small time grifters devise with a plan to beat the ultimate card mechanic – The Dean. But a seat at The Dean’s table […] Read more – ‘Shade on DVD’.
The official site and all its visitors would like to wish Mr. Sylvester Stallone a very happy birthday! Thanks to everyone who has written in with their cards and best regards. Many happy returns Sly! Read more – ‘Happy Birthday Sly!’.
Sylvester Stallone started the U.S. Olympic torch relay from the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Venice Beach, Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 16, 2004. Stallone, who has recently launched a range of fitness supplements through his Instone company, turns 58 on July 6. Thanks to Sly for helping the Olympic torch on its epic […] Read more – ‘Sly carries Olympic torch’.
Sylvester Stallone has announced the launch of Instone, LLC, fulfilling his vision of a holistic product line for complete health and fitness management. The company derives from Stallone’s lifelong dedication to fitness, and has its official unveiling in Columbus, Ohio at the Arnold Classic. Instone’s mission is to educate more people on the value of […] Read more – ‘Sly announces Instone product line’.
Sly has announced a new boxing-based reality tv series called The Contender. The show will feature 16 would-be champions fighting for a career in the ring. “I think the finest talent does not rise to the surface.” says Sly. The Contender will take 16 fighters and put them through a training camp and into a […] Read more – ‘Sly announces boxing reality tv show’.
Congratulations go to Ernest Resendes, who submitted the first correct answer to our Rocky IV December competition. He wins a Rocky screenplay signed by Sylvester Stallone just in time for Christmas! There were only 56 correct answers submitted from thousands of entries. Here’s what Ernest submitted. How did you do? Rocky went down, in various […] Read more – ‘Xmas winner announced!’.
There are just a few days left on our wonderful Xmas competition to win a signed Rocky script from Sly! Don’t delay, get your answer in now! Out of the thousands of entries we’ve received, only 48 have submitted the correct answer so far! So, if you take the time to check the movie, you […] Read more – ‘Last few days on Xmas comp!’.
Hi all. We’ve launched the new Xmas competition and boy is it a great way to end the year! You have a chance of winning a signed Rocky script from Sylvester Stallone! We’ll announce the winner on the site before Christmas. Plenty more news and exciting stuff from Sly coming soon. Read more – ‘Xmas competition launched!’.
Congratulations to Christopher Heathcoat! You are the winner of the September mystery prize. You will soon be the recipient of a beautiful signed Rocky poster direct from Sylvester Stallone! Well done, and thanks to all who entered. We accepted ‘Raven’ (First Blood) and ‘Lonewolf’ (Rambo II) as possible answers! Next week we’re going to launch […] Read more – ‘Competition winner announced’.
Congratulations go to Lindsay Wright, Paul Corr, John Fulcher, Gareth Floyde, Jeremy Lorence, Italian Tank, Sorania, Jeannine Braem, Colin Evansic, and Kristofer Savino! You each have won a Spy Kids 3-D poster signed by Sylvester Stallone! Check your email now! Thanks for all the entries folks, keep them coming in for our next exciting competition! Read more – ‘Spy Kids winners announced’.
Our new competition for August has been launched. This time there’s more chances to win as we’ve got 10 SIGNED Spy Kids 3-D Posters to give away! Celebrate the success of this box office smash by entering now! Read more – ‘New August competition’.
Congratulations to ANTHONY BUTLER of Cheshire, UK for winning the signed boxing gloves! He submitted a correct answer ‘red shorts with white stripes’ and was selected at random this weekend! If you didn’t win, don’t despair, as the new competition for August launches tomorrow! Read more – ‘Competition winner announced!’.
Our competition to win a pair of signed boxing gloves has now closed and we will be choosing a winner from the thousands of entries this weekend. Check back shortly to find out if it’s you. If you’re not the lucky one, don’t despair as we’ll be launching a fab new competition for August very […] Read more – ‘Competition closed!’.
There are just over ten days left on this month’s fantastic competition to win a pair of signed boxing gloves from Sly! So if you haven’t got your entry in yet, be sure to check it out! It’s a million to one shot, but you might just be the lucky winner! Read more – ‘Ten days left on July competition’.
Lots of updates! A stunning new competition to win a pair of signed boxing gloves from Sly and a new picture gallery featuring some Spy Kids 3-D snaps! We’ve got lots more on the way, so stay tuned. Read more – ‘New competition and pics’.
Warning: In a recent examination of autographed Sylvester Stallone memorabilia on the internet auction site eBay, we were unable to authenticate most (if not all) of the Stallone signatures. Please be careful when purchasing any signed Sylvester Stallone items from eBay, and always obtain concrete proof from the seller. Do not accept ‘certificates’ that can […] Read more – ‘Stallone signatures on eBay’.
Veteran actor Richard Crenna, whose many roles included John Rambo’s mentor ‘Colonel Trautman’ in the Rambo series, has sadly died at the age of 76. Crenna died Jan. 17, 2003 of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. “He was one of the brightest, nicest, funniest and most talented actors I’ve ever worked […] Read more – ‘Richard Crenna’.
Sly’s recent visit to Universal Studios in Osaka, western Japan December 3, 2002, was a great success. Stallone made a special appearance at USJ’s Hollywood Christmas Spectacular, putting up huge boxing gloves on a 15-metre-tall Christmas tree before Japanese fans. Read more – ‘Japan visit a success’.
Sly will get a chance to meet all of his Japanese fans when he visits Universal Studios Japan on December 3, 2002! We hope you can too! Pictures from this event will be posted as soon as they come in. Read more – ‘Sly to visit Japan!’.
Rocky the videogame is the closest fans can get to the real thing. The hard-hitting, adrenaline-pumping, sports game holds true to the look and feel of the Academy Award® winning movies with everything from accurate boxing styles to awesome arenas. Rocky lets players take on the role of the ‘Italian Stallion’ and must fight against […] Read more – ‘Rocky PS2 game a hit!’.
Actor Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin attended ‘To Protect and Serve,’ a benefit for the Los Angeles Police Protective League’s Eagle & Badge Foundation, November 8, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California. Read more – ‘To Protect and Serve’.
Avenging Angelo will be released on DVD in Italy on January 22, 2003! Subtitles will be in Italian and English. The extras: photos from behind the scenes, original theatrical trailer, theatrical trailer in Italian, biography and filmography of the actors and the director. Read more – ‘Avenging Angelo comes to DVD!’.
Sly was in France this weekend to attend the premiere of Avenging Angelo at Deauville’s Film Festival. During press conferences he announced that he will work on a movie with Director Luc Besson in the future. Rambo IV is also under consideration.”We’re talking about doing another Rambo because I think it’s time to combine action […] Read more – ‘Sly at Deauville Film Festival’.
In Avenging Angelo, Sly plays the bodyguard of a slain mob boss (the late Anthony Quinn) who falls for the Don’s daughter and swears to protect her from the enemies of his dead boss. View the trailer for Avenging Angelo online. Read more – ‘Avenging Angelo trailer online’.
Check out the website for the forthcoming Rocky game. The game will be available on such formats as X-Box, Playstation 2 and Gameboy Advance. We will post more as we hear it. Read more – ‘Rocky: The Game!’.
Staying Alive, the sequel to Saturday Night Fever, which was co-written and directed by Sly, starred John Travolta reprising his role as the disco king Tony Manero. The movie is coming to DVD on region 1 (US & Canada) on October 8th. It seems like there will be no extras, but the film will be […] Read more – ‘Staying Alive on DVD’.
The Video Software Dealers Association honored Sylvester Stallone with its ‘Action Star of the Millennium’ Award at the Rio Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. “I want to thank the 12,000 video stores who keep movies alive and bring films like Rambo to new audiences,” said Stallone upon reception of his award. “There […] Read more – ‘Action Star of the Millennium!’.
Sylvester Stallone was a guest at Paramount Pictures 90th anniversary celebration in Hollywood. Over 90 stars from Paramount films posed for a group photo taken by Vanity Fair magazine photographer Annie Liebovitz which will be featured in an upcoming issue of the magazine. Read more – ‘Paramount 90th Anniversary Party’.
Congratulations Sly! Jennifer Flavin gave birth to their third child, Scarlet Rose, on May 25th 2002. Scarlet, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces (3.4 kg), joins the couple’s two older daughters, Sophia, 5, and Sistine, 3. Read more – ‘Scarlet Rose Stallone is born!’.
Eye See You/Detox will be platformed in November and then released nationwide soon thereafter. No Rocky VI at this time, but Sly is in talks to write a Broadway show based on Rocky. Avenging Angelo will be released in February or March. Read more – ‘Avenging Angelo’.
Heading straight to the top of the receipts and attendance charts on its opening weekend, Sly has easily eclipsed the receipts of the other top three movies with Driven. Sly and Renny Harlin repeat their success from Cliffhanger when the pair had the no. 1 movie in 1993. Read more – ‘Driven: the no.1 movie in the US!’.
For years, Joe Tanto (Sylvester Stallone) has tried to forget his mistakes, the blown opportunities, the wasted potential, not to mention the accident on the track that almost killed him and another racecar driver. But each day the pain and scars remind Joe of the once-promising racing career he threw away. When owner Carl Henry […] Read more – ‘Driven premiere April 27!’.
Actor Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin made their way down the red carpet at the premiere of the new film Exit Wounds, Tuesday, March 13, 2001, in Los Angeles. Read more – ‘Exit Wounds premiere’.
Five years ago Sylvester Stallone was full of questions about the type of men it took to control a 900-horsepower car at speeds well over 200 miles per hour. Returning to his roots as a writer, at the core of Stallone’s new film Driven is his fascination with “the men behind the visor,” – the […] Read more – ‘The making of Driven’.
Marion Jones received the ‘Female Athlete of the Year’ award from Sylvester Stallone during the ESPY Awards in Las Vegas on Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Jones also won awards for ‘Female Olympic Athlete of the Year’ and ‘Women’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year’. Read more – ‘Sly presents at the ESPY awards’.
The long awaited Rocky Special Edition DVD box set will finally be available on April 24th! The five disc set will list for $89.96, but you can save $13.47 (15%) by shopping at Amazon. Read more – ‘Rocky DVD box set’.
Actor Sylvester Stallone and musician Scott Weiland of the Stone Temple Pilots appeared as presenters at the first My VH1 Music Awards, November 30, 2000 in Los Angeles. VH1 viewers voted for their favorite singers and groups via the Internet during the awards show which was telecast live on the VH1 cable network. Read more – ‘Sly presents at VH1 awards’.