Tag Archives: Rambo

Sylvester Stallone partners with Montegrappa

HollywoodNews.com: Sylvester Stallone has acquired an interest in the Montegrappa brand and has announced that he will be partnering with them to serve as brand ambassador, investor and creative advisor. The acquisition strengthens a relationship that dates back more than 15 years when the company learned Mr. Stallone was an[...]

Sylvester Stallone at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: Academy-nominated Sylvester Stallone has received worldwide recognition as an actor, writer and director ever since he played the title role in his own screenplay of “Rocky,” which won the Academy Award in 1977 for Best Picture, and brought Oscar® nominations to Stallone for acting and writing. After the success of[...]

‘The Expendables’ is subtly patriotic but not nationalistic, says Bill O’Reilly

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It’s a common tactic brandished on the Right, and occasionally used by the Left, to create a straw-man argument and then bring on someone to validate or combat said viewpoint. Bill O’Reilly himself has been famous for his annual ‘War on Christmas’ series that seems to crop[...]

Stallone still wants Willis for “Expendables” sequel

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Rumors persist that Sylvester Stallone really wants Bruce Willis to return to the world of “The Expendables” for a sequel, this time as a major villain. Fueling the rumors? Stallone himself. The “Expendables” director and star posted on his recently launched Twitter account that he “had dinner with Bruce[...]

Sylvester Stallone’s film canon doesn’t tubthump U.S. policy

HollywoodNews.com: In his press tour for “The Expendables,” Sylvester Stallone has displayed a down-to-earth sincerity and humility about his life and career in general. From how he was turned down for the role of Han Solo, to his forwardness about how he would compete with Arnold Schwarzenegger and[...]

‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ have strong weekend multipliers

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, The Expendables and “Eat Pray Love” both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs. the[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]

‘The Expendables’ outdraws a strong ‘Eat Pray Love’ while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ does cult geek business.

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: ‘The Expendables’ was number one in its first day of release, taking in $13.3 million. The Sly Stallone and friends ensemble looks heading for an opening weekend of around $35 million. Although the picture cost $82 million, distributor Lionsgate is only on the hook for[...]

Sylvester Stallone advised by doctor to watch his stunts

HollywoodNews.com: Sylvester Stallone is a brave guy and has no problem doing his own stunts. However during the filming of his all-star action film “The Expendables,” a doctor told the “Rambo” star that he could put himself in a wheelchair if he attempted any more stunts. Hence, Stallone used a stunt double[...]

Stallone wants to do a Rambo prequel

HollywoodNews.com: The ‘Expendables’ star Sylvester Stallone said he is considering making a ‘Rambo’ prequel. The 64-year-old actor, who has played the role of war veteran John Rambo in all four of the movies, told Ain’t It Cool news: “I certainly think this is worth pondering because it’s intriguing to find[...]