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Rocky is "Gonna Fly Now" on Broadway.
A musical version of the 1976 movie, which was written by and starred Sylvester Stallone, will open in March 2014 at the Winter Garden Theater in New York City, according to Variety.
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It's a battle of the heavyweight champions, or at least that's how Sylvester Stallone describes his cinematic fight between himself and Jean-Claude Van Damme in the film "The Expendables 2."
Stallone revives his Barney Ross character from the original film and brings back Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger for this sequel. Meanwhile, action film legends Chuck Norris and Jean-Claud Van Damme also joined the cast.
Sylvester Stallone is urging people to respect the memory of his son Sage amid what he calls "questionable" reports surrounding his recent mysterious death.
Sage Moonblood Stallone, a filmmaker, was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment on Friday. He was 36. Investigators have completed an autopsy of his body but have not yet released information about what may have killed him.
A New York judge has dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Sylvester Stallone over the actor's screenplay for the action film "The Expendables."
Writer Marcus Webb had sued the actor in October<, claiming that Stallone and the movie's co-writer, David Callaham, stole the idea for the action blockbuster from a screenplay he wrote in 2006 called "The Cordoba Caper." "The Expendables" earned more than $274 million worldwide since it was released in August 2010.
Sylvester Stallone's recent film "The Expendables" was a huge hit at the box office when it was released in August 2010. During its box office run the film earned over $103 million domestically and $247 million worldwide. However, on Tuesday, a writer in New York filed a lawsuit claiming that Stallone and the movie's co-writer, David Callaham, stole the idea for "The Expendables" from a screenplay he wrote 2006.
Marcus Webb filed his lawsuit in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, October 25, reports Reuters. The suit states that Webb wrote a screenplay called "The Cordoba Caper." The suit also claims "The Expendables" is similar and "some places identical" to his film.
Sylvester Stallone plans to launch a men's clothing line inspired by his hit action films "Rocky" and "Rambo."
The collection will be released in 2012 and marketed towards men aged 25 to 40, Men's Week reported.