Stallone: 'Rocky Six Was A Bad Move'

SYLVESTER STALLONE regrets signing up to make a sixth ROCKY movie, and wishes he had listened to his wife's protests when he was initially offered the role. JENNIFER FLAVIN burst into tears when the 60-year-old revealed he would be reprising his role as boxing champ ROCKY BALBOA, because she was worried about the strain a rigorous training routine would have on him. And Stallone admits she may have been right. He says, "She was absolutely right. I mean, she was just defending her husband from what actually was a totally crazy idea, but now she likes it." Stallone was convinced to take the role because the last film was such a disappointment. He adds, "I know Rocky 5 disappointed a lot of people. I felt the same way about it and that was gnawing away at me everytime people said to me they liked the first four but... "When the option of Rocky came up I thought the time was right to do another one, just to make sure it was finished properly. That's just what life is like."


Tags: Sylvester Stallone - Rocky - ROCKY BALBOA


More Sylvester Stallone

Uneventful Box Office Maintains Summer Momentum

Not much to report from the box office after this week – despite all its manpower, Expendables 3 just couldn’t outgun previous chart toppers Teenage...

"Turtles" And "Guardians" Dominate This Weekend's Box Office, While "Expendables 3" Is Just... Expendable

With the weekend almost over (sigh) it’s time for a box office report. Unsurprisingly for the middle of August, this one features a whole lot...

The Expendables 3 Reassembles The Troops

Sylvester Stallone and his franchise for ageing action stars is back! Yes, the gang has nearly doubled for the latest Expendables adventure, stirring in big-named...

Boneheaded 'Expendables 3' Isn't Fooling Anybody

We sort of got the point ofThe Expendables(2010). It was fun, nostalgic and silly. Most people enjoyed it - which Sylvester Stallone took as "please...


The Expendables 3 Movie Review

Striking a tone somewhere between the po-faced original and the silly Part 2, this rampaging action nonsense is badly overcrowded and chaotic, but there's plenty...

Ok, So 'The Expendables 3', But You Know Sylvester Stallone Hates Guns, Right?

A huge proportion of those hitting the cinemas this weekend will be watching Sylvester Stallone shooting people's heads off in a bid to defeat the...

'The Expendables 3' Is Saved By Mel Gibson's Clever Conrad Stonebanks

The Expendables 3 isn't great -but you knew that already. It's essentially Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham shooting people's heads off, so it can't be...

A Week In Movies: Expendables And Bradley Cooper Spotted In London, New Trailers For St. Vincent, Into The Woods And More

The world premiere of The Expendables 3 took place this week in London, attended by Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Kellan Lutz and Wesley...



Sylvester Stallone Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Sylvester Stallone

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All