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    Sylvester Stallone Takes to Kickstarter After Investor Pulls $250K from 'Reach Me' (VIDEO)

    Sylvester Stallone's "Reach Me," directed by John Herzfeld ("2 Days in the Valley"), recently hit a snag when one of its investors pulled $250K worth of funding out of the picture. And so -- ta da! -- Stallone, Herzfeld and producer Cassian Elwes are now on Kickstarter to crowdfund the rest of the f...

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    'Rambo' TV Series In The Works And Yes Sylvester Stallone Will Be Involved

    If there is one man who knows how to keep franchises not only viable, but continually growing, it's Sylvester Stallone. It was just last month, we learned that "Rocky" would be getting in the ring again, this time as the spinoff "Creed," with "Fruitvale Station" director and star, Ryan Coogler and M...

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    'The Expendables 3' Lays Cash on Aging Acting Stars, Starts Production in Bulgaria

    Final casting on Lionsgate and Millennium Films' "The Expendables 3," which started filming August 19 on location in Bulgaria and at Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia, reveals the depth of the Aging Action Star Demographic. There was a time when some of these guys commanded $20 million a picture, and co-st...

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    Sylvester Stallone Is Mad At Bruce Willis Over $1 Million Dollars

    What's a million dollars between friends (or colleagues)? Apparently, a lot. As you might remember, the cinematic world did a collective HUH? when it was announced earlier this week that Harrison Ford was stepping into "The Expendables 3," while Bruce Willis was exiting. But the news was made all th...

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    Watch: 40-Minute Master Class With Sylvester Stallone From The 2008 Zurich Film Festival

    At the Zurich Film Festival back in 2008, they had muscle-bound multi-hyphenate Sylvester Stallone as special guest to talk about his career as an actor, writer and director. After a couple of seconds of cheesy photo-ops (with Stallone striking some Rocky-esque) poses, it becomes a thoughtful look a...

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    ‘Fruitvale Station’ Director & Star Ryan Coogler & Michael B. Jordan Making ‘Rocky’ Spinoff ‘Creed’ With Sylvester Stallone

    To be certain, the "Fruitvale Station" team of director Ryan Coogler and star Michael B. Jordan spent some considerable time wrapped up in the devastating true story that anchored their Sundance and Cannes selected film. And with the recent outcome of the George Zimmerman trial following the death o...

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    Sylvester Stallone Not So Subtly Says Mel Gibson Will Be In 'The Expendables 3'

    Sylvester Stallone is rounding up his latest batch of actors for “The Expendables 3,” and that means a return to nostalgic casting, likely performed by spinning a circular rack of '80s VHS titles and headbutting a winner. Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes, and Mickey Rourke were the latest names to join up...

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    Lock Up Your Brain: New Trailer For 'Escape Plan' Starring Sylvester Stallone & Arnold Schwarzenegger

    "But it's supposed to be dumb!" certain audiences cry, when defending whatever dim action movie is causing chatter, which this week is "White House Down." While we hoped it would qualify as dumb yet awesome, it's just plain awful, with a self-seriousness that extinguishes whatever fun it might be tr...

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    Sylvester Stallone Confirms Jackie Chan, Wesley Snipes & Mickey Rourke For 'The Expendables 3,' Wants To Use 'The Raid' Cast Too

    “The Expendables” franchise seems like both a blessing and a bit of a curse for Sylvester Stallone and his team of aging action stars. While the franchise itself has proven to be a hit, it hasn’t exactly been a career re-launcher for guys like Stallone and Schwarzengger whose films “Bullet to the He...

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    Who? Sylvester Stallone Wants Aussie Helmer Patrick Hughes To Direct 'The Expendables 3'

    Though they’re distributed through Lionsgate, "The Expendables” films have been produced through Millennium Films, the closest modern equivalent to The Cannon Group. In an unintentional nod to that company’s B-movie history, Sylvester Stallone has once again decided to tap someone else to direct the...

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