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July 24, 2013

Fruitvale Station Duo Reuniting for Rocky Spinoff Opens in new window

Michael B. Jordan will play Apollo Creed's grandson, with Sylvester Stallone returning to play Rocky, and "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler set to direct. More...

May 31, 2012

De Niro and Stallone Reportedly Set for a Grudge Match Opens in new window

They'll play retired boxers who step back into the ring one last time. More...

May 28, 2008

More Rocky Sequels for MGM? Opens in new window

In its continued quest to leave no franchise dormant, MGM is apparently considering ways of coming up with more Rocky movies. More...

February 19, 2008

Stallone Prepping Cliffhanger 2? Opens in new window

He's already resurrected two of his most successful film properties with Rocky Balboa and Rambo -- could Sylvester Stallone be contemplating a third? More...

January 31, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Montana Hopes to Win Super Bowl Trophy Opens in new window

While Brady and Manning duke it out in Phoenix, the $15 movie ticket aims to conquer the multiplexes over Super Bowl weekend. That's the admission price that theaters are charging moviegoers that line up for Disney's Hannah Montana concert film which opens Friday on a wave of fan frenzy that has given the hot pic event-film status with young girls everywhere. More...

January 24, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Rambo Leads Army of New Films Into Battle Opens in new window

The resurrection of yesterday's movie heroes continues with Sylvester Stallone's new film Rambo which finds the vet in Southeast Asia where he is pulled into another battle with baddies. The R-rated film from Lionsgate follows the actor's Rocky Balboa which defied the odds last winter to become both a critical and commercial success. More...

December 20, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Five New Films Fight For Holiday Cheer Opens in new window

Moviegoers are in for a feast as studios will unleash a wide menu of new options on Friday trying to reach holiday patrons on the weekend before Santa comes to town. With so many choices, there should be something for everyone allowing the overall box office to remain healthy. More...

June 26, 2007

Di Bonaventura Wants R-Rated Beverly Hills Cop IV Opens in new window

While "Rocky Balboa" fights his last fight, "John Rambo" goes back into action, John McClane "Lives Free or Dies Hard" and "Indiana Jones" saddles up again, producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura is looking back at Axel Foley. More...

March 27, 2007

Get a Peek at Rambo's New Pics Opens in new window

Still can't believe they're making a fourth "Rambo" movie? We have some set photos that prove it's happening. More...

February 23, 2007

Sam Elliott to Tangle with "John Rambo" Opens in new window

With production just getting underway on the third "First Blood" sequel, we're now starting to get a few trickles of news. First we learn that the "new and official" title will be "John Rambo," and now it seems that veteran character actor Sam Elliott has signed on for the action flick. More...

February 21, 2007

Get Ready for "John Rambo" Opens in new window

Now that his "Rocky Balboa" has come and gone -- and turned out to be a pretty well-received comeback piece -- Sylvester Stallone is busy putting some touches on his next comeback piece, a little with the official title of ... "John Rambo." More...

February 16, 2007

Marsden Signs On for "Rambo 4" Duty Opens in new window

No, not "X-Man" James Marsden; we're talking about Matthew Marsden. He'll be playing a mercenary soldier who teams up with gravelly ol' John Rambo in the fourth chapter in this action series. More...

January 21, 2007

RT-UK Exclusive: Rocky on Rambo Opens in new window

Standing face-to-face with a legend is a terrifying and yet deeply awesome experience as Rotten Tomatoes UK discovered last week as we shook the hand of Sylvester Stallone. More...

January 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Museum Still #1 Over New Year's Weekend Opens in new window

Fox continued to dominate the North American box office with its holiday smash "Night at the Museum" which once again ruled over the charts in its second weekend as 2006 came to a close. More...

December 29, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: Talia Shire Talks "Rocky," Teasers Galore, And More! Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, Talia Shire gives her views on Adrian's absence from "Rocky Balboa," and we've got all sorts of trailers and teasers, from "The Fantastic Four 2," "Grind House" and "Ocean's 13." More...

December 28, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: "Dreamgirls" Sing Goodbye to 2006 Opens in new window

The final weekend of 2006 will see moviegoers catch up on a jam-packed slate of holiday leftovers as no new films open on Friday. More...

December 28, 2006

Talia Shire Responds to Adrian's Absence in "Rocky Balboa" Opens in new window

Like most "Rocky" fans, I found myself wondering why Talia Shire didn't pop up in "Rocky Balboa." Did Sylvester Stallone simply want the character ... gone, or was the actress simply unwilling to return for a fifth sequel? Well, USA Today has the answer. More...

December 26, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Museum" Opens at #1 on Christmas Weekend Opens in new window

Ben Stiller ruled Christmas weekend for the second time in two years with his new effects-driven comedy "Night at the Museum" which opened at number one with an estimated $30.8M, according to figures released by Fox. More...

December 21, 2006

The Comeback Kid Does It Again - "Rocky Balboa" Grossed $6.4M on Wednesday Opens in new window

According to Showbizdata.com, "Rocky Balboa," Sylvester Stallone's sixth and reportedly final installment of the franchise, grossed an impressive $6.4M on Wednesday. This is one of Stallone's best single day debuts of his career as the top-billed star. More...

December 21, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Night" Falls; "Rocky" Hits Hard; "Marshall" Fumbles; "Shepherd" Wanders Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got living history hijinks ("Night at the Museum," starring Ben Stiller), the Italian Stallion's return ("Rocky Balboa," starring Sylvester Stallone), a tragedy-to-triumph pigskin drama ("We Are Marshall," starring Matthew McConaughey), and the dark early days of the CIA ("The Good Shepherd," starring Matt Damon). What do the critics say? More...

December 21, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Museum Open For Business Over Crowded Christmas Weekend Opens in new window

Moviegoers will have plenty to choose from over the long Christmas holiday weekend as four new star-driven wide releases hit the marketplace adding to an already crowded marquee. More...

December 18, 2006

Antonio Tarver Fights Rocky Balboa for Real Opens in new window

Sylvester Stallone wanted a real boxer for his opponent in "Rocky Balboa," so when he hired Antonio Tarver, he knew he was in for a real fight. To make their movie match look real, Stallone accepted that they could each get hit, and Tarver obliged. More...

December 15, 2006

Milo Ventimiglia Slurs with Stallone in "Rocky Balboa" Opens in new window

Rocky is known for his slurred speech, a mix of Sylvester Stallone's acting and real life facial paralysis. Playing his son in "Rocky Balboa," Milo Ventimiglia joined the club in a cold Philadelphia winter. More...

December 14, 2006

Stallone Back in Shape for "Rocky Balboa" Opens in new window

"Rocky Balboa" asks the questions on everyone's mind since Sylvester Stallone announced his sixth boxing film. Isn't Sly, let alone Rocky, too old to get in the ring? Well, it's just an exhibition in the film, but even Stallone was surprised how hard it was to get back in shape. More...

December 5, 2006

Stallone Fields Questions on Rocky, Rambo, Poe and ... The Incredibles? Opens in new window

AICN is hosting a little Q&A session with old-school action star Sylvester Stallone, so it's there you'll find topics including "Rocky Balboa," "Rambo 4," Elvis Presley, Edgar Allan Poe and ... a sequel to "The Incredibles"?? More...

November 27, 2006

Irwin Winkler Says "Rocky Balboa" Works Opens in new window

"Home of the Brave" director Irwin Winkler, who produced all of the Rocky movies, made a pretty convincing sales pitch for this holiday's Rocky Balboa. Though it may seem like a last gasp for an aging action star, Winkler promises a worthwhile film experience. More...

November 16, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: "Rocky Balboa" Opens in new window

We've been hearing/reading about the flick for what seems like forever, and now comes a brand-new (and probably final) theatrical trailer for Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky Balboa." More...

November 15, 2006

MGM Promises More Panther, Bond, Crown, Rocky & Hobbit Opens in new window

It looks like the cash-strapped MGM is about to seriously scale back on its productions, but they still have five strapping franchises on which they'll bet the ranch... More...

October 26, 2006

Some Guy Sees "Rocky 6" Early; Sends Email to AICN Opens in new window

Coming this Christmas to a theater near you is the fifth sequel to "Rocky." Some of you can't wait; some of you can't see the point. Either way, the movie geeks are pretty interested to see how the movie looks. Heck, it's gotta be better than "Rocky 5," right? Well, according to some guy who emailed AICN, "Rocky Balboa" is a pretty good flick. More...

October 9, 2006

Poster Update: Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky Balboa" Opens in new window

RT's got a shiny new poster for the latest Rocky flick, aptly titled "Rocky Balboa." The iconic cinematic pugilist returns to theaters this year for the first time since 1990's "Rocky V." More...

September 11, 2006

MGM Plans "Terminator 4," "The Hobbit" In New Tentpole Strategy Opens in new window

Exciting news for fans of event pics: MGM, in an effort to bumrush the tentpole biz, is planning "Terminator 4," a "Thomas Crown Affair" sequel, and "The Hobbit" -- with the hope that "Lord of the Rings" visionary Peter Jackson will direct. More...

August 1, 2006

Rambo Goes to Burma? Opens in new window

By now you're well aware that "Rocky Balboa" is primed to make another comeback, but good ol' Sylvester Stallone is still intent on resurrecting another '80s icon. Yep, it looks like "Rambo 4" will begin shooting later this year ... and he's going to Burma. More...

July 11, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Rocky Balboa Opens in new window

Love him or hate him, Sly Stallone has one key thing in common with Rocky Balboa: He refuses to hang up the boxing gloves. And we have the brand-new movie trailer to prove it. More...

May 18, 2006

Rocky Re-Teams With MGM Opens in new window

MGM was nearly dead, but the company's just about to start distributing their own flicks again, and their first big entry will be ... "Rocky Balboa." And get this: They plan to release the movie on Dec. 22nd, in the middle of a rather crowded marketplace. More...

May 11, 2006

Early Peek at Rocky's Return Opens in new window

Those who just can't wait to enjoy The Italian Stallion's sixth and final cinematic adventure might want to head on over to the official blog-site and enjoy an all-new clip from "Rocky Balboa." More...

April 17, 2006

Read a "Rocky 6" Script Review ... if you want Opens in new window

DarkHorizons has posted a rather extensive analysis of the Rocky Balboa screenplay, one that's not all that complimentary. Click right here if you don't mind spoiling the movie. Me, I'm not expecting great things from this sequel, but I'd rather not know the ending before I walk in. More...

April 13, 2006

Just a Little Blip on the Rambo Horizon Opens in new window

Just when we were getting used to hearing about a new Rocky movie, Dark Horizons and Sly Central remind us that there's also another Rambo movie on the horizon! Whether or not this is good news is up to you, of course, but the sites had a brief Q & A with one of the behind-the-scenes players, and here's what he had to say... More...

April 4, 2006

Rocky Talks to Access Hollywood Opens in new window

Click here for a fuzzy-looking recording of a recent Access Hollywood episode if you're simply dying to learn more about next February's "Rocky Balboa." In this clip from the production, we learn that A) Paulie is back, B) Adrian is not, and C) Sly now bottles his own ... water? More...

March 6, 2006

"Rocky Balboa" Teaser Online! Opens in new window

Sylvester Stallone's sixth "Rocky" pic is currently in production, but a teaser trailer for the late 2006 release has debuted on Sly's official site! More...

November 23, 2005

Ventimiglia to Play Rocky Jr. Opens in new window

The Hollywood Reporter indicates that actor Milo Ventimiglia has been signed to star as the son of Rocky Balboa in the impending sequel known as "Rocky Balboa" (aka "Rocky 6"). More...

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