Tag Archives: Culture of Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Is “Rocky” heading to Broadway?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bill Conti’s brassy “Rocky” score already is one of Hollywood’s most iconic pieces of movie music. Could it also be used to conquer Broadway? Songwriters Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty seem poised to find out. They have teamed with Thomas Meehan to transition Sylvester Stallone’s rags-to-riches[...]

Sylvester Stallone rejected for part of Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’

HollywoodNews.com: Sylvester Stallone tried out to be Han Solo in 1975 for “Star Wars,” but his audition didn’t go down so well with director George Lucas. The actor spoke about his audition recently in an online chat with fans. The Sun was reading the transcript. Said Stallone on his audition,[...]