May 28, 2008
More Rocky Sequels for MGM?
In its continued quest to leave no franchise dormant, MGM is apparently considering ways of coming up with more Rocky movies.
February 19, 2008
Stallone Prepping Cliffhanger 2?
He's already resurrected two of his most successful film properties with Rocky Balboa and Rambo -- could Sylvester Stallone be contemplating a third?
January 31, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Montana Hopes to Win Super Bowl Trophy
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.
January 24, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Rambo Leads Army of New Films Into Battle
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.
December 20, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Five New Films Fight For Holiday Cheer
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.
June 26, 2007
Di Bonaventura Wants R-Rated Beverly Hills Cop IV
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.
February 23, 2007
Sam Elliott to Tangle with "John Rambo"
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.
February 21, 2007
Get Ready for "John Rambo"
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."
February 16, 2007
Marsden Signs On for "Rambo 4" Duty
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.
January 21, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: Rocky on Rambo
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.
December 28, 2006
Talia Shire Responds to Adrian's Absence in "Rocky Balboa"
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.
December 18, 2006
Antonio Tarver Fights Rocky Balboa for Real
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.
December 14, 2006
Stallone Back in Shape for "Rocky Balboa"
"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.
November 27, 2006
Irwin Winkler Says "Rocky Balboa" Works
"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.
November 16, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: "Rocky Balboa"
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."
October 26, 2006
Some Guy Sees "Rocky 6" Early; Sends Email to AICN
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.
August 1, 2006
Rambo Goes to Burma?
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.
July 11, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Rocky Balboa
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.
May 18, 2006
Rocky Re-Teams With MGM
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.
May 11, 2006
Early Peek at Rocky's Return
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."
April 17, 2006
Read a "Rocky 6" Script Review ... if you want
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.
April 13, 2006
Just a Little Blip on the Rambo Horizon
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...
April 4, 2006
Rocky Talks to Access Hollywood
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?
March 6, 2006
"Rocky Balboa" Teaser Online!
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!
November 23, 2005
Ventimiglia to Play Rocky Jr.
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").