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Sylvester Stallone And Gabrielle Reece Preview NBC's 'Strong'

4/9/2016 2:05pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone And Gabrielle Reece Preview NBC's 'Strong'
This week NBC will premiere STRONG, its newest reality competition series focusing on not just fitness, but toughness. The show partners ordinary people with a group of elite trainers and makes them compete as teams in a variety of challenges. What is it about this show that we should care about? And what are viewers about to see?

To find out, Starpulse joined executive producers Sylvester Stallone and Dave Broome, as well as athlete Gabrielle Reece - who serves as the show's host - at NBC's recent Summer Press Day.

Broome called STRONG "the most relatable show I've seen on television any...
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Do You Think Stallone Should Have Won Best Supporting Actor? So Do We, Check Out Why

2/29/2016 10:15am EST
5 Reasons Why Sylvester Stallone Should Have Won Best Supporting
Supporting Actor was a competitive race, and ultimately the prize went to theater vet Mark Rylance for “Bridge of Spies.” He is a mighty fine choice, but there was one other nominee who would have been just a little bit stronger.

1. Mentorship
This aspect is basically the premise of “Creed” in terms of both story and casting. Rocky Balboa believes that he should be out of the game, but Adonis Creed insists on his guidance, and he comes through, in terms of boxing, life, and love. Similarly, Sylvester Stallone may not have a reputation as one of the greatest living actors, but he does have ...
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Did Stallone Offer To Boycott The Oscars?

2/9/2016 9:02am EST
Sylvester Stallone Offered To Boycott Academy Awards After Diver
Sylvester Stallone offered to boycott the 88th Annual Academy Awards to support his "Creed" director, Ryan Coogler, in a show of solidarity and response to the lack of diversity in this year's nominations.

The actor is up for a Best Supporting Actor Award at the Feb. 28th ceremony.

Stallone remarked to People Magazine that he offered to boycott the awards to show he would stand with his friend, as well as lead actor Michael B. Jordan.

"I spoke with Ryan Coogler when this happened. I said, 'Ryan how do you want to handle this? Because I really believe you are responsible for me being here...
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Sylvester Stallone's Family Stuns On Golden Globes Red Carpet

1/12/2016 1:55pm EST
Golden Globes Red Carpet: Sylvester Stallone's Wife & Daughters
Sylvester Stallone had a lot of support from his family during Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. The actor was accompanied by his three daughters and wife as he posed for photographers on the red carpet.

Jennifer Flavin and the couple's daughters, Sophia, 19, Sistene, 17, and Scarlet, 13, lent their support to the actor, who later that night won a trophy for his role in "Creed."

Stallone looked dapper in a classic black tuxedo, while Flavin stunned in a silver strapless dress. Their daughters wore white, black and navy blue gowns.

It was a repeat performance for the actor. His wife and...
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Rocky Balboa Is A Champion Again

1/10/2016 11:18pm EST
Sylvester Stallone
Rocky Balboa is back on top, the competition once again lying at his feet.

Sylvester Stallone won Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at Sunday's 73rd Golden Globe Awards for reprising the role of the fictional boxer that launched his career in 'Creed'.

Stallone received a standing ovation from his peers as he walked to the stage and he was clearly moved while giving his speech.

“Thank you! I am gonna try not to get emotional because I am the sum total of everyone I’ve ever met, and so lucky I’ve absorbed some of this,” Stallone told the audience.

Stallone made time to thank the ...
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5 Thanksgiving Movies On Netflix

11/23/2015 5:07pm EST
5 Thanksgiving Movies For The Whole Family You Can Stream On Net
For many families, Thanksgiving means not just turkey and gravy, but a healthy helping of football all day long. While it's true that the NFL does dominate the television in most households on Turkey Day, perhaps this year you'd like to take a break from the pigskin for something even the non-sports fans will enjoy.

If that's the case, Netflix has your back. This year, the streaming service has quite a few movies with a Thanksgiving-theme available for viewing. Here are 5 movies currently on Netflix that will give the whole family a reason to come together for some quality Thanksgiving bon...
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These Celebrities Came Close To Death

7/22/2015 2:00pm EDT
24 Celebs That Came Close To Death
You might not think you’ve got much in common with the biggest celebrities in the world, but do you remember the time you almost stepped in front of that bus zooming down the street? Yeah, they know how you feel. Celebrities might seem immortal to the public eye — and that’s part of the reason why it’s such a shock when one passes away — but the reality is, celebs come close to death way often than one would believe. From gun shots to car accidents, here are some celebrities that came close to death.

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan was involved in a devastating car wreck in 2014, where he was ...
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Happy Birthday!

7/6/2015 7:00am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Sylvester Stallone (1946)

Actor Matt O'Leary (1987)

Actor Gregory Smith (1983)

Singer-songwriter Kate Nash (1987)

Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry (1978)

Rapper 50 Cent (1975)

Actor Brian Van Holt (1969)

Singer Heather Nova (1967)

Actor Brian Posehn (1966)

Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin (1961)

Actress Jennifer Saunders (1958)

Singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith (1953)

Actor Geoffrey Rush (1951)

French actress Nathalie Baye (1948)

Actor Richard Beckinsale (1947; d. 1979)

Actor Fred Dryer (1946)

Actor Burt Ward (1945)

Actor Ned Beatty (1937)

Actress ...
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Whoa! Sylvester Stallone's 16-Year-Old Daughter Is All Grown Up

6/8/2015 9:06am EDT
Sly's Model Daughter Sistine Stallone, 16, Dons Bondage Gear In
Sylvester Stallone's model daughter Sistine is making her mark. The action star's 16-year-old daughter did a photo spread for Teen Vogue earlier this year and recently posted a provocative photo of herself on Facebook.

The teen is pictured wearing a bondage-inspired bra top, complete with chains and a leather collar.

In another image, she is featured leaning up against a horse sculpture wearing the same outfit, which also includes a bunched-up silver skirt that is hiked up past her thighs. She captioned the shot, "Happy weekend."

Like a lot of other girls her age, Stallone has also poste...
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Yes, Stallone Is Doing Another Jack Rambo Film

1/5/2015 8:44am EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone recently revealed that he's working on three new projects -- including another "Rambo" film.

The actor announced on Twitter that he started production on the "Rocky" spinoff "Creed" and following that he will work on "Rambo: Last Blood." After both of those projects are finished, he will film mobster bioipic "Scarpa."

"Going to Philly to start the film CREED.... What a great idea," he wrote on Twitter on Dec. 28. He then added: "Doing Scarpa based on Gangster Greg Scarpa after LAST BLOOD RAMBO..."

Doing Scarpa based on Gangster Greg Scarpa after LAST BLOOD RAMBO...

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Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables 3'

11/14/2014 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables 3'
Ready to meet the all new and updated expendables crew? Then follow us as we check out the latest and biggest outing with "The Expendables 3" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the young and old below.

Title: "The Expendables 3"

Grade: 4

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Mel Gibson

Director: Patrick Hughes

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 131 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

The Flick: As far as the Expendables series goes I had the most fun with this flashy outing. Even amidst a PG-13 rating (though it can be seen in an unrated form here ...
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25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You

9/25/2014 11:44am EDT
25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You
Let's face it - Hollywood attracts a lot of Democrats. Many stars champion gay rights, environmental causes and other issues that are important for that political party.

But there are plenty of Republicans in Tinseltown. Some are less vocal about their political views, while others are conservative and proud.

Former Disney star Hilary Duff performed at George W. Bush's 2005 inauguration and is a registered Republican. The singer/actress is dropping a new pop album in October and recently told the press she's open to a "Lizzie McGuire" reunion.

Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Shann...
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8 Action Stars Over Sixty We Want For 'Expendables 4'

8/15/2014 10:00am EDT
Expendables 3
This weekend marks the opening of our third "Expendables" film. Yes it leaked online weeks ago, but that's small potatoes.

No minor setback could hinder Sylvester Stallone's box office take, not when he's in a film so inundated with action stars that each one has roughly 4.2 seconds of screen time (at which point they have their choice of high-fiving Stallone, casually ignoring an explosion or shooting an intern dressed in SWAT gear, before being hurriedly shuffled off-screen).

It is our firm belief that "The Expendables" should continue for at least seven more sequels, enough that Stallo...
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Down For The Count: Musical Adaptation Of Oscar-Winner 'Rocky' To End On Broadway Next Month

7/16/2014 10:26am EDT
Rocky
The stage adaptation of Sylvester Stallone's Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky hasn't fared quite as well as the film did, and on Tuesday it was announced that the musical would come to an end on Broadway.

Declining ticket sales have sent the production to the mat after just five months on the Great White Way at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Stallone spent well over a decade adapting the movie for the stage and collaborated with Ukrainian boxers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko on the production, but in the end "Rocky - The Musical" will officially close on August 17 after 200-plus performa...
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Celebrity Birthdays - July 6, 2014

7/6/2014 7:00am EDT
Celebrity Birthdays - July 6, 2014
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Sylvester Stallone (1946)

Actor Matt O'Leary (1987)

Actor Gregory Smith (1983)

Singer-songwriter Kate Nash (1987)

Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry (1978)

Rapper 50 Cent (1975)

Actor Brian Van Holt (1969)

Singer Heather Nova (1967)

Actor Brian Posehn (1966)

Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin (1961)

Actress Jennifer Saunders (1958)

Singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith (1953)

Actor Geoffrey Rush (1951)

French actress Nathalie Baye (1948)

Actor Richard Beckinsale (1947; d. 1979)

Actor Fred Dryer (1946)

Actor Burt Ward (1945)

Actor Ned Beatty (1937)

Actress ...
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Sylvester Stallone Signs On For Fifth 'Rambo'

6/24/2014 4:37am EDT
Sylvester Stallone Signs On For Fifth 'Rambo'
Whoever said 67 is too old to star in an action franchise hasn't met Sylvester Stallone. The actor has signed on to work on the fifth installment of "Rambo."

The star also appears to be writing the script for the film, which centers on one-man army John Rambo.

German movie company Splendid Films said in a statement: "With Rambo V, Sylvester Stallone returns in his iconic role. This time he goes up against a Mexican cartel. Stallone... describes the new Rambo as his version of No Country for Old Men."

The first film in the franchise, "First Blood," hit theaters in 1982. The last film,"Ram...
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13 Greatest Actors Turned Critically Acclaimed Directors

5/3/2014 3:00pm EDT
13 Greatest Actors Turned Critically Acclaimed Directors
Very few actors are afforded success and fame in the brutally competitive film landscape. Those who miraculously do make have trouble-holding relevancy, as Hollywood trades aging veteran actors for relative and good-looking newcomers immediately destined to be the next big thing. But these screen presences who’ve been able to hold Hollywood’s attention even into their later years have also found a strong niche behind the camera, directing Oscar worthy films and Hollywood blockbusters that encapsulate audiences’ attention while reaping critics’ acclaim. Move over Scorsese and Spielberg, beca...
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New Photos: The All-Star Cast Of 'The Expendables 3'

4/7/2014 10:15am EDT
New Photos: The All-Star Cast Of 'The Expendables 3'
Lionsgate Entertainment released a slew of new posters for the upcoming sequel The Expendables 3. The film stars nearly every action star known to man, including Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Wesley Snipes and Jackie Chan.

"The Expendables 3" also stars a handful of former athletes, including Ronda Rousey, Terry Crews and Randy Couture.

But wait, you also get: Harrison Ford, Mickey Rourke, Nicolas Cage, Milla Jovovich and Mel Gibson! And if that isn't enough, Kelsey Grammer!

Wanna see more pics? Head over to our PHOTOS page to see all t...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Escape Plan'

2/4/2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Escape Plan'
Ready to make an escape with the muscle bound tough guys who started it all? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray action flick "Escape Plan" out now from Summit Home Entertainment. The prison and escape routes are reviewed below!

Title: "Escape Plan"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel

Director: Mikael Hafstrom

Rating: R

Runtime: 115 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: This one kind of came and went theatrically sounding the possible fluff material alarm, but...
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Sylvester Stallone And Robert De Niro Really Hit Each Other While Filming 'Grudge Match'

12/18/2013 10:29am EST
Grudge Match
Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro really hit each other while filming their new boxing movie Grudge Match.

The two stars play aging boxing champions who come out of retirement for one final trip to the ring, and now Stallone, 67, has revealed that he and De Niro, 70, were actually packing real punches while filming their fight scenes.

"Once he commits, he goes all the way," Stallone said of his co-star at the premiere of the film at New York City's Ziegfeld theatre. "He took some serious hits and falls. He won't admit it, but he did... He was on the East Coast and I'm training on the ...
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'Escape Plan': Stallone & Schwarzenegger Flex Their Muscles And Manage To Entertain

10/18/2013 9:47am EDT
'Escape Plan'
Some films are works of art that you'll remember for years - films you'll want to watch over and over again. 'Escape Plan,' directed by Mikael Hafstrom, is not one of them. However, it is very entertaining, in a predictable sort of way.

Sylvestor Stallone plays Ray Breslin, the world's leading authority on prisons; building them, securing them and most importantly, breaking out of them.  

He's paid big bucks to engineer real life jailbreaks from high security correctional facilities.  In fact, Ray has a 100 per cent escape rate. 

When Breslin and his associates at B & C Security, Abigail...
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Male Celebrities Who Have Had Plastic Surgery

10/1/2013 1:07pm EDT
Mickey Rourke
Usually we think about women when we think about plastic surgery in Hollywood. However, plenty of leading men had had some work done to keep their youthful appearance. Here are some male celebrities who have had plastic surgery...

Mickey Rourke

Despite never losing a matching during his three-year boxing career, the fights left Mickey's face disfigured. The actor says he went to the "wrong guy" for his cosmetic work. He had five operations on his nose and had to fix a broken cheekbone.

Bruce Jenner

Bruce had a facelift and nose job in the 80s during a rough period in his life. "I ...
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The Morning Roundup: Dr. Phil's Drunk Sex Tweet Blows Up The Internet

8/22/2013 10:17am EDT
Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil asked a simple question via twitter on Tuesday as a discussion-starter for a future topic on his show and because of the way it was worded the world flipped out. The tweet, which read, "If a girl is drunk, is it ok to have sex with her? Reply yes or no to @drphil #teensaccused," went viral despite being removed shortly after, and people are now calling for the TV psych's bald head on a platter. Many consider the tweet insensitive to rape and sexual assault. A petition started on Change.org is demanding an apology, even though a rep for his show did apologize for the tweet, which wa...
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Harrison Ford To Replace Bruce Willis In 'Expendables 3'

8/7/2013 11:00am EDT
Harrison Ford & Bruce Willis
Harrison Ford is joining the third installment of "The Expendables," while Bruce Willis is walking away from the franchise.

Sylvester Stallone leaked the news on Twitter, posting: "WILLIS OUT... HARRISON FORD IN!!!! GREAT NEWS!!!! Been waiting years for this!!!!"

Stallone then attacked his former co-star, suggesting that he and Willis had butted heads over salary demands, writing, "GREEDY AND LAZY... A SURE FORMULA FOR CAREER FAILURE."
 
A spokesman confirmed that Stallone was referring to Willis in his follow-up tweet, but would not elaborate on the issue.

The third installment of "The ...
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Celebrity Birthdays - July 6, 2013

7/6/2013 3:00am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Happy Birthday to:

Actor Sylvester Stallone (1946)

Actor Matt O'Leary (1987)

Actor Gregory Smith (1983)

Singer-songwriter Kate Nash (1987)

Actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry (1978)

Rapper 50 Cent (1975)

Actor Brian Van Holt (1969)

Singer Heather Nova (1967)

Actor Brian Posehn (1966)

Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin (1961)

Actress Jennifer Saunders (1958)

Singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith (1953)

Actor Geoffrey Rush (1951)

French actress Nathalie Baye (1948)

Actor Richard Beckinsale (1947; d. 1979)

Actor Fred Dryer (1946)

Actor Burt Ward (1945)

Actor Ned Beatty (1937)

Actress ...
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Happy 4th of July: Top 10 Most Patriotic Movie Characters

7/4/2013 11:00am EDT
Cage
God bless America! What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than to hunker down with some of the best movies celebrating our beloved nation and beat the heat inside with some air conditioning? In American cinema, there are plenty of films that center on patriotic themes and storylines. But what often doesn’t get looked at are the characters who make these movies tick.

These 10 characters are true patriots who love the United States of America just a little more than the average person on your movie screen. From colonial soldiers, to superheroes who proudly display the red, white and bl...
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'Rocky' Musical Headed To Broadway

4/29/2013 12:36pm EDT
Rocky
Academy Award-winning film Rocky is headed to Broadway after a deal was reached to bring a musical version to the prestigious New York stage.

Sylvester Stallone, who wrote and starred in the 1976 film, gave Germany the first look at the musical in November to positive reviews.

According to the New York Times, the Broadway show will cost $15 million to produce, after a $20 million in development fees to bring the show to Germany first.

Producer Bill Taylor said, "The title has very high recognition, so I'm sure tourists will want to see it, but we wouldn't bring it to New York if we didn'...
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Wesley Snipes Offered A Role In Sylvester Stallone's 'EX3'

4/9/2013 11:58pm EDT
Wesley Snipes
Sylvester Stallone is set to revitalize Wesley Snipes' Hollywood career by offering him a role in The Expendables' third installment, according to reports.

Snipes was released from prison on April 2nd after a 27-month stint behind bars for tax evasion. The Blade actor is currently under house arrest until July, nevertheless he already landed his first post-prison role after his Demolition Man co-star Stallone wrote a part for him in the next Expendables movie, according to the New York Daily News.

A source reveals, "Sly wants to help Wesley get back on his feet. He sees him as a super a...
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Contractor Claims Sylvester Stallone Threatened His Life, Obtains Restraining Order

4/3/2013 9:09am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
The contractor that Sylvester Stallone is suing over a botched home repair deal has obtained a temporary restraining order against the actor.

Last year, Stallone filed a lawsuit against Mohamed Hadid, claiming the builder cheated him out of more than $1 million after allegedly completing sub-par work on his Los Angeles mansion in 2009.

The case is set go to trial, and during a court confrontation Hadid claims Stallone approached him, pushed him, and threatened: "I am going to kill you motherf**ker."

According to TMZ.com, the contractor immediately requested and received a protective orde...
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Sylvester Stallone Supports Assault Weapons Ban

2/3/2013 11:03am EST
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone has waded into the assault weapons debate in America, insisting no civilian should have access to the big guns his characters use in action movies. 

President Barack Obama has been urged to introduce new gun legislation following last year's massacres at a cinema in Colorado and a school in Connecticut, and celebrities have started taking sides. 

Stallone appears to back new laws to prevent people from purchasing semi-automatic weapons because he doesn't think the guns are necessary for self-defence. 

The Rambo star tells the Associated Press, "I know people go, 'They'...
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