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Sylvester Stallone Doubles Down on ‘Rocky’ Ownership Complaints Over ‘Drago’ Spinoff

Sylvester Stallone has more to say about the Rocky franchise in light of MGM developing a film spinoff centering on Ivan Drago. Stallone — who wrote the screenplay for 1976’s Oscar-winning Rocky, in which he starred as boxer Rocky Balboa — took to Instagram on Saturday to criticize Drago, the planned film that is being […]

Sylvester Stallone Criticizes ‘Rocky’ Producer Irwin Winkler Over Ownership Dispute

Sylvester Stallone came out swinging with social media messages criticizing Irwin Winkler, producer of the Rocky and Creed franchises, and his son David Winkler, who also produces the Creed films. Stallone took to Instagram on Saturday to criticize David’s recently published memoir, The Arrangement: A Love Story, calling it “by far the worst” book he […]

Sylvester Stallone Unveils Art Retrospective in Germany

“You know, maybe I should have been a painter,” said Sylvester Stallone on Friday as he opened the largest-ever restrospective of his paintings. “It sure would have meant a lot less stress.” The Rocky, Rambo and Expendables star made the trip to Hagen in western Germany for the opening of Sylvester Stallone: The Magic of […]

Rocky Balboa Threw Apollo Creed Fight in Sylvester Stallone’s Original, Darker Script

Sylvester Stallone’s first draft of Rocky was dark — so dark his then-wife Sasha Czack hated the character. The star, who turned 75 on Tuesday, said in a previous interview about his iconic boxing film that his first take on the character was all wrong. Having been inspired by Chuck Wepner’s impressive fight against Muhammad […]