Sylvester Stallone Has An Idea For A New ‘Rocky’ Movie, Talks ‘Rambo V’ and Rebooting ‘Cobra’ for TV

/Film | 5/24/2019 | Ben Pearson
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Sylvester Stallone, iconic action star of the 1980s, continues to mine his past characters for all they’re worth. During a career retrospective at the seemingly-never-ending Cannes Film Festival, Stallone explained what audiences can expect from Rambo V: Last Blood, his idea for a new Rocky movie (wait, what?), and how he wants to reboot his 1986 action film Cobra into a television show.

While the fifth Rambo sadly won’t be about genetically engineered half-humans (as originally envisioned), Stallone painted the picture of what it will be about (via Deadline):

Film - Rambo - Home - Jungle - Afghanistan

“In every film, Rambo never goes home, he goes out the to the jungle or Afghanistan. In the new one, he does come home, but in a way he never arrives. He’s there, but he’s not. That’s what the whole story is built around. As soon as he walks outside his door, he has no more control. The world controls you.

We pick it up, he’s out in this storm, a horrible storm. He’s trying to rescue people. There’s a flash flood. One guy goes up by horseback, he volunteers to save people. He’s still dealing with survivor guilt, b/c he could [sic] save his friends in Vietnam. A result of PTSD. He has a hard time. He has a beautiful ranch, but he lives underground. This is how he deals with his dilemma. There’s something subterranean in Vietnam. He has an adopted family there. His father has passed on. The housekeeper who is 70 has a granddaughter. He’s her surrogate father.”

Granddaughter - Heads - Mexico - Father - Things

Once the granddaughter heads to Mexico to try to find her real father, “bad things happen. There’s going to be some serious vengeance in this movie. A lot of people getting hurt.” I’m not sure if I’m on board with this movie’s ideology, but obviously I’ll withhold judgment until I see it for...
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