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The Expendables Blow Up U.k. Box Office

SYLVESTER STALLONE is the new king of the U.K. box office after his blockbuster THE EXPENDABLES exploded into the charts with takings of $5.9 million (£3.9 million).The action movie, starring Stallone alongside Jet Li and...

Jason Statham's Stallone Love

Jason Statham agreed to star in 'The Expendables' so he would work with "cinema god" Sylvester Stallone.The hunky actor - who portrays violent knife-thrower Lee Christmas in the action war movie - admits he was...

Moviegoers Spend On The Expendables , Little Else

Reviving the stardom of Sylvester Stallone and reinvigorating the beleaguered Lionsgate studio, The Expendables held on to the box-office lead for the second weekend in a row, earning $16.97 million and bringing its 10-day gross...

The Expendables Is Not Expendable

Sylvester Stallone, arguably the comeback champ of all time, has done it again. The Expendables, which he directed, co-wrote, and starred in, easily won the box-office crown for the second week in a row, holding...

Sylvester Stallone Found Tough Guys Hard Work

Sylvester Stallone found it difficult directing his 'Expendables' co-stars.The actor-and-filmmaker - who appears in the action blockbuster alongside Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Arnold Schwarzenegger - admits it was tough trying...

Stallone Likely To Whip Five New Challengers

Five new films -- count 'em, five! -- are scheduled to debut in wide release this weekend, but many box-office forecasters are predicting that last week's winner, The Expendables , starring Sylvester Stallone, will retain...

The Expendables Open Trading In New York

SYLVESTER STALLONE and his EXPENDABLES turned money men on Thursday (19Aug10) when they rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.Stallone was joined by Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Terry Crews as he...

Stallone Casts Doubt Over Poe Biopic

Action movie icon SYLVESTER STALLONE fears his dreams to direct a biopic about horror writer EDGAR ALLAN POE will never be realised - because literary fans would "tear me to pieces" for misrepresenting the author.The...

Stallone's Weird Birth Name

SYLVESTER STALLONE didn't always have such a catchy moniker - his mother named him after a hairbrush brand when he was first born.The Rocky hardman's eccentric mum Jackie wasn't sure what to call her first-born...

Stallone Is Crushed As The Expendables Bomber Is Destroyed

SYLVESTER STALLONE's dream of flying in the vintage bomber featured in his new blockbuster THE EXPENDABLES for the film's Los Angeles premiere was dashed when he learned the aircraft had been crushed.The actor/director was hoping...

Van Damme Refused To Lose To Li In Expendables Fight

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME refused to appear in SYLVESTER STALLONE's all-star action film THE EXPENDABLES, because he would have to lose a fight to JET LI.Stallone corralled a hitlist of Hollywood hard men to appear in...

Stallone's 'Plotting' Expendables Sequel

Action icon-turned-director SYLVESTER STALLONE is "plotting" a sequel to his hit film THE EXPENDABLES after the movie muscled its way to number one at the U.S. box office.The movie features Stallone alongside a host of...

Rambo ... Er ... Stallone Rescues Lionsgate

While Lions Gate Entertainment reported last week that it spent $7.3 million to fight activist investor Carl Icahn's hostile takeover attempt, it may have received a far more valuable defense from Sylvester Stallone, whose Expendables...

Lundgren: 'Stallone Was More Mellow On Expendables Set'

DOLPH LUNDGREN enjoyed working for SYLVESTER STALLONE on the set of new action blockbuster THE EXPENDABLES - insisting the RAMBO hardman has become "more thoughtful" as a director.Stallone handed Lundgren his breakthrough role in 1985's...

Scott Pilgrim Director No 3-D Fan

Edgar Wright is glad 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' wasn't in 3-D. The director admits the movie would have lost some of its charm if it were made into a 3-D film because it would...

Elizabeth Taylor To Have Happy Marriage

Elizabeth Taylor's upcoming marriage will have a happy ending, according to Jacqueline 'Jackie' StalloneThe celebrity astrologer - the mother of Sylvester Stallone - will be a guest at the screen legend's wedding to Los Angeles-based...

Stallone Blows Up U.s. Box-office With The Expendables

SYLVESTER STALLONE has climbed to the top of the U.S. box-office - the actor/director's new action movie THE EXPENDABLES debuted with $35 million (£23.3 million) takings at the weekend (ends15Aug10).The movie, starring Sly alongside Jet...

Thoughtful Director Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone has grown "more thoughtful" as he has got older.The veteran action star impressed his 'Expendables' co-stars with the considered way he directed their latest movie, and was always on hand to offer advice.Dolph...

Movie Reviews The Expendables

Since they really don't have to confront him face-to-face, the major movie critics have no reluctance to punch Sylvester Stallone and his latest movie, The Expendables, to a pulp. No matter. It's the kind of...

Stallone Makes Yet Another Come-back

It's going to be a weekend to inspire Old Guys Who Work Out. That's the prediction of box-office gurus, who figure that The Expendables , starring a group of expended action stars who still sport...

Sylvester Stallone Not Guilty About Violence

Sylvester Stallone has said that the violence in his movies is justifiable as he only kills the bad guys. The 'Expendables' star doesn't feel guilty about the violence because it only affects "those who deserve...

Lionsgate Its Cup Runneth Over

This is turning out to be quite a week for Lionsgate. On Tuesday, the company reported a $64-million loss for its fiscal first quarter. On Wednesday, activist investor Carl iCahn extended his offer to investors...

California Protests Slated At Movie Opening

California state workers are mobilizing protest demonstrations at theaters throughout the state screening The Expendables on Friday to protest against mandated furloughs ordered by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has an uncredited cameo role in the...

Sylvester Stallone Planning Expendables Sequel

Sylvester Stallone is planning an 'Expendables' sequel. The action hero admits if the first movie is a success at the box office, he already has plans for a "radical" follow-up. He told the Los Angeles...

Sylvester Stallone Too Old For Drama

Sylvester Stallone thinks he can no longer pull off dramatic roles, saying it would be "pathetic."The 64-year-old actor - famous for his roles in action movies 'Rambo' and 'Rocky'- doesn't believe his fans would enjoy...

Lions Gate Reports Quarterly Loss

Lions Gate Entertainment's battle with activist investor Carl Icahn is drawing blood -- its own, it would seem. The company on Monday posted a first-quarter loss of $64.1 million, $7.3 million of which was attributed...

Sylvester Stallone Snubbed By Seagal

Sylvester Stallone was snubbed by Steven Seagal and Jean-Claude Van Damme when he asked them to star in his new movie.The actor tried to get the two action legends to join the impressive cast for...

Action Teacher Sylvester Stallone

Jason Statham is Sylvester Stallone's protege.'Rocky' star Sylvester revealed that he sees himself as a father figure to the 37-year-old British actor and thinks Jason could be the heir to his action hero throne. Speaking...

Stallone Shuns Drama Films

SYLVESTER STALLONE has vowed to stick to starring in hard-hitting action movies - because his fans aren't "interested" in watching him in a drama.Stallone made his name in explosive blockbusters such as Rocky and Rambo,...

Sylvester Stallone Meets Soldiers

Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren met soldiers on the red carpet at 'The Expendables' premiere last night (09.08.10).The trio of action stars happily chatted with troops from the British Army and posed for...

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