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Sylvester Stallone's 36-Year-Old Son Sage Found Dead In His Apartment

July 13th, 2012 9:25pm EDT
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Sylvester Stallone's son Sage has been found dead in his Hollywood apartment.

The 36-year-old's attorney, George Braunstein, has confirmed the tragic news to the The New York Post, insisting his client's passing is a mystery to him.

He tells the publication, "He was in good spirits, and working on all kinds of projects. He was planning on getting married. I am just devastated. He was an extremely wonderful, loving guy. This is a tragedy."

Sage Stallone's mother, Sasha Czack, has been told the sad news. His father is currently promoting The Expendables sequel at Comic-Con in San Diego, Ca...
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This Summer's Hottest Male Movie Stars

July 8th, 2012 8:00am EDT
Christian Bale the Dark Knight Rises
Superhero flicks "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Dark Knight Rises" are two of the biggest releases this month, and they star some of Hollywood's hottest celebrities.

On July 20, Christian Bale returns as the caped crusader, which picks up following the events in the previous film. He battles the deadly bane (Tom Hardy) and Catwoman (Anne Hathaway).

Oh, but there's more. Much more.

Escape the outside heat and get hot inside by seeing your favorite male stars on the big screen this summer. Watch the cast of the stripper flick "Magic Mike" and Colin Farrell and Jeremy Renner from the Aug...
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Judge Dismisses 'Expendables' Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Sylvester Stallone

June 26th, 2012 7:42am EDT
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A judge has dismissed a lawsuit which accused Sylvester Stallone of stealing ideas for The Expendables from another screenwriter.

The Rambo star co-wrote the script for the 2010 blockbuster, which united him with Hollywood tough guys including Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Last October, screenwriter Marcus Webb filed a lawsuit in New York alleging The Expendables was based on his script for a project called The Cordoba Caper, claiming Stallone's movie was "strikingly similar and in some places identical" to his own work.

Webb demanded unspecified damages for copyright infrin...
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Sylvester Stallone Working On 'Rambo 5'

April 30th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Rambo
Sylvester Stallone is set to don his famed red headband once more - he's working on a fifth Rambo blockbuster.

The action star last reprised his role of the Vietnam veteran in 2008's Rambo, and he's revealed he's writing a draft for one final installment for his classic character to give him a fitting send off.

When asked if there are more Rambo stories to tell, the 65-year-old told MTV, "I know there is. It's one thing where you lay down the final culmination of your life where you can articulate it, but also act on it where he realizes what his destiny really is. It's not to be a farm...
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Sylvester Stallone To Receive CinemaCon Lifetime Achievement Award

April 25th, 2012 12:31pm EDT
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Sylvester Stallone's enduring action movie career is to be honored with a lifetime achievement award at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

The Rambo star will be presented with the top prize at the convention's awards ceremony on Thursday at Sin City's Caesars Palace.

CinemaCon general manager Mitch Neuhauser says, "Sylvester Stallone has proven himself time and time again to be a prolific actor, writer and director over the years. Throughout his incredible career spanning nearly 40 years, Sylvester has established his ability to continually captivate his audiences."

Stallone is enjoying a big s...
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The Funniest Celebrity Quotes of All-Time!

April 21st, 2012 10:30am EDT
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Celebrities often say things that get them in trouble and draw criticism. More times than none, they will make excuses for their outlandish statements by saying they were misquoted or their comments were taken out of context.

Misquoted or not, their opinions and takes on certain topics and subjects are hilarious. Here's a slideshow of some of the funniest celebrity quotes ever.

Paris Hilton

"Wal-Mart.....do they make walls there?" -Paris Hilton

Britney Spears

"I've never wanted to go to Japan. Simply because I don't like eating fish. And I know that's very popular in Africa." -...
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Charlie Sheen Surprises His Attorney At Bar Association Event

April 19th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen surprised his high-powered Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer by giving a foul-mouthed speech in his honor at a prestigious bar association event this week.

Legal powerhouse Singer represented the actor in his multi-million dollar court battle with Warner Bros. bosses over his firing from hit sitcom Two and a Half Men last year, and Sheen returned the favor by appearing at the Beverly Hills Bar Association bash in California on Wednesday.

Sheen was a surprise speaker at the event, which crowned Singer entertainment lawyer of the year, and he roasted his pal with a series of exp...
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Celebrity Business Ventures That Failed

April 15th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Celebrity Business Ventures That Failed
Not everything that celebrities touch turn into gold. Recently, Oprah Winfrey admitted that she made "101 mistakes" when she decided to launch her network OWN, which attracts just under 200,000 viewers daily. The former "Queen of Daytime TV" admits, "The idea of creating a network was something I wanted to do. Had I known that it was this difficult, I might have done something else." Oprah's network may eventually become a failed business amongst the long list of failed celebrity business ventures. Let's take a look at some of the other celebrity businesses that have flopped due to disorgan...
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Chuck Norris Censors Violent Scenes For His Children

March 30th, 2012 8:14am EDT
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Chuck Norris ensures his young children don't watch the violent scenes in his action movies by making a special family-friendly version for them.

The veteran action hero appeared in a number of brutal movies during the 1970s and 1980s, before toning down the violence in his latter films and hit TV show Walker, Texas Ranger.

Norris stars in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming The Expendables 2 and is said to have asked for the film be downgraded from a restrictive 'R' rating to a PG-13 for his young fan base.

However, Stallone has insisted on keeping the original rating, and another of the f...
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Sylvester Stallone: ''The Expendables 2' Will Be Rated R'

March 23rd, 2012 1:53pm EDT
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Sylvester Stallone has abandoned plans to make his sequel to The Expendables more family-friendly by toning down the violence and bad language.

It emerged in January that the Rocky star was eyeing a PG-13 rating for the action movie amid rumors cast member Chuck Norris had requested no cursing in the script.

Fans of the first film feared the development meant the hard-hitting movie would be toned down for a younger audience - but Stallone, who writes and stars in The Expendables 2, has now revealed the sequel will have a restricted 'R' rating after all.

He tells the StalloneZone websi...
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'The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills' Newest Housewife

March 15th, 2012 11:54am EDT
Marisa Zanuck
Rumors surrounding the third season of the hit show, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are flying! However, a third season is still highly questionable. Kim Richards' alcohol troubles and backlash from Russell Armstrong's suicide may prevent a third season.

Although Bravo has yet to make an official decision on season three, producers seem to be shopping around for new housewives. A recent report suggests Beverly Hills producers are interested in Sylvester Stallone's wife, Jennifer Flavin and Bruce Willis' wife, Emma Heming.

The latest name to be thrown in the mix is real estate broke...
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Sylvester Stallone Raises $100,000 For Diabetes Charity

March 1st, 2012 12:36pm EST
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Rocky star Sylvester Stallone has raised $100,000 for the fight against diabetes.

The Hollywood veteran made a personal appearance at a fundraising event in Hamilton, Ontario last month in aid of the Canadian Diabetes Association.

The event, dubbed An Evening with Sylvester Stallone, featured the movie legend discussing his career, and during his speech the actor confirmed rumors he's closed the door on his famous boxing franchise, telling the audience, "Rocky is done."

Organizers revealed the event drew donations of $100,000 for the charity.
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Sylvester Stallone's Wife Jennifer Flavin Considers Joining 'Real Housewives'

January 31st, 2012 8:58am EST
Jennifer Flavin
Sylvester Stallone's wife Jennifer Flavin is in talks to join the cast of reality TV hit "The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills."

The cosmetics queen was reportedly approached to replace Kelsey Grammer's ex-wife Camille on the show but turned producers down, but now they've returned with a new offer.

Sources tell PerezHilton.com, "Jennifer would be great on the show. She's married to a super famous guy and she's friends with a few of the women on the show. She has her own business and she's really successful all on her own. Plus she's got a great personality for reality TV."
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables: Extended Director's Cut'

December 14th, 2011 2:30pm EST
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So you thought the last Stallone outing was already a decent guns and ammo treat? Well then feast your eyes on the upgrade via the new "The Expendables: Extended Director’s Cut" out Dec. 13 from Lionsgate. Does Stallone provide more backbone – check out the action stats below!

Title: "The Expendables: Extended Director’s Cut"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 114 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

The Flick: Amidst the already blood and guts heavy previous...
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Tennis Ace Novak Djokovic Scores 'Expendables' Role

November 30th, 2011 11:25am EST
Novak Djokovic
Sylvester Stallone has added a sporty edge to his upcoming Expendables sequel by casting tennis ace Novak Djokovic in the film.

The actor has teamed up with his fellow movie musclemen Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and Bruce Willis for The Expendables 2, the follow-up to his 2010 action film.

Stallone is currently shooting scenes in Bulgaria - and he invited world number one tennis player Djokovic to join him for a cameo role.

Serbian star Djokovic headed to a warehouse in Sofia on Tuesday and spent a day filming his scenes for the movie with Stallone.
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Fans Pick Their Favortie Sports Film: 'Rocky'

November 26th, 2011 5:00pm EST
Rocky
"Rocky" has fought off competition from "Cool Runnings" and "Million Dollar Baby" to be named the U.K.'s favorite sports film.

Sylvester Stallone's 1976 movie about underdog boxer Rocky Balboa topped a poll by Lovefilm ahead of the 1993 comedy about the Jamaican Olympic bobsleigh team and Hilary Swank's Oscar-winning turn in Million Dollar Baby.

Lovefilm editor Helen Cowley says, "With the (2012 London) Olympics on their way... sport is a hot topic - from living room to locker room. Whether it is football favorites, bobsleighing blunders or boxing Balboas we love to watch sporting heroes ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Cop Land'

November 3rd, 2011 12:22pm EDT
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De Niro. Keitel. Liotta. And a heavy and somber Stallone. All are the fruits off the tree that is "Cop Land," the 1997 drama via writer/director James Mangold hitting Blu-ray this week from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Check out the citation list below!

Title: "Cop Land"

Grade: 4

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta

Director: James Mangold

Rating: R

Runtime: 116 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

The Flick: I remember not being all that impressed when I saw "Cop Land" the first time around. It actually wasn’t unt...
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Stuntman Killed On 'Expendables 2' Set

October 28th, 2011 8:12am EDT
The Expendables
A stuntman working on Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables sequel has died following an accident on set, and a second man is in a critical condition in the hospital.

The movie follow-up, starring Stallone alongside Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Claude Van Damme, is currently being filmed in Bulgaria, but the shoot came to a halt on Thursday after a stunt went badly wrong.

The film crew was shooting an explosion scene at the Ognyanovo reservoir, close to the capital city of Sofia, when tragedy struck.

One man was killed and another was taken to the hospital, where he was...
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Sylvester Stallone Sued For Copyright Infringement Over 'The Expendables'

October 26th, 2011 8:37am EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Veteran action man Sylvester Stallone has been accused of stealing ideas for his The Expendables movie from another screenwriter.

The Hollywood tough guy co-wrote the script for the 2010 movie, which united him with action stars including Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

However, he is now facing legal action from screenwriter Marcus Webb, who has filed a lawsuit in New York alleging The Expendables is based on his script for a project called The Cordoba Caper.

The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Tuesday, alleges Stallone's movie is "strikingly similar and in some ...
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Mickey Rourke Drops Out Of 'Expendables 2'

October 20th, 2011 11:25am EDT
Mickey Rourke
Actor Mickey Rourke has dropped out of the new Expendables movie to work alongside Colin Farrell on Seven Psychopaths, according to reports.

The Wrestler star, who played Tool in the first film in Sylvester Stallone's action franchise, was expected to resurrect his character again in 2012's The Expendables 2, alongside Jason Statham, Bruce Willis and Jean-Claude Van Damme.

But, now Rourke has decided to walk away from the film due to the low pay check and is in negotiations to star in Martin McDonagh's movie instead, according to Deadline.com.

Farrell takes the lead in the project abo...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Posts 'Expendables 2' Set Photo Online

October 12th, 2011 9:53am EDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed he and Bruce Willis will be back for The Expendables sequel by posting an on-set photo of the pair with pal Sylvester Stallone on Twitter.com.

The trio teamed up briefly in the first film and now they are set for more screen time.

Schwarzenegger set up the shot of the action veterans and then posted it online on Tuesday, writing, "Having a fantastic time on set with Bruce and Sly in Bulgaria."

Stallone recently confirmed fellow action men Chuck Norris and Jean Claude Van Damme will also be part of the sequel.
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Ryan Gosling: 'I Thought I Was Rambo'

September 16th, 2011 11:11am EDT
Ryan Gosling
Actor Ryan Gosling was suspended from school after hurling steak knives at his classmates.

The Notebook star admits he got a little carried away after watching Rambo as a kid and his love for Sylvester Stallone's renegade landed him in big trouble.

He explains, "When I first saw First Blood it put a spell on me and I thought I was Rambo. I even thought my face felt like Sylvester Stallone's face when I touched it. I went to school the next day and bought a Fisher Price kit and I put steak knives in there and I took them and threw them at all the kids during recess. I got suspended right...
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Chuck Norris & Jean-Claude Van Damme Confirmed For 'Expendables' Sequel

September 14th, 2011 8:39am EDT
Chuck Norris
Sylvester Stallone has confirmed reports suggesting action men Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris have signed up to join the cast of his new "The Expendables" movie.

He tells EW.com the two stars will join himself, Jet Li, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film sequel, which will begin shooting in Bulgaria later this month.

And Stallone says film fans can expect a "big showdown" between himself and Van Damme in the movie.
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Chuck Norris And JCVD To Join 'The Expendables II'?

September 6th, 2011 2:37pm EDT
Chuck Norris
Veteran action men Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris are in talks to join the cast of The Expendables sequel, according to Internet reports.

The stars will join Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews and Randy Couture for The Expendables II, according to CinemaBlend.com.

The sequel will also feature Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who appeared briefly in the first film.

Con Air's Simon West will direct the blockbuster, which will hit cinemas in August 2012.
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Blu-ray Review: 'Spy Kids' Trilogy

August 4th, 2011 10:12am EDT
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While there may only be two original "Spy Kids" (newbie wave from All The Time In The World not withstanding!), there are three films hitting Blu-ray this week and we’re decoding their family-viewing goodness! So check out "Spy Kids," the Steve Buscemi ridden "Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams" and the Sly Stallone infused "Spy Kids 3D: Game Over" all ala filmmaking maverick Robert “El Mariachi” Rodriguez!

Title: "Spy Kids"

Grade: 4

Cast: Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas

Director: Robert Rodriguez

Rating: PG

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website...
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Two Jews' Reviews 'Zookeeper': This Unfunny Comedy Not Bagel Worthy (Video)

July 8th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Zookeeper
'Two Jews On Film': By Joan Alperin Schwartz: When five different people get screenwriting credit for one film, you know something went terribly wrong.

And that's exactly what happened with the film 'Zookeeper', directed by Frank Coraci. Five screenwriters couldn't make this film work.

When the film opens, we see Griffin Keyes (Kevin James) and his girlfriend (Stephanie), played by drop dead gorgeous, Leslie Gibb, riding horses along a beach, somewhere in Mexico. Just as Griffin is about to propose to Stephanie, she breaks up with him. Her reason...Griffin is a 'zookeeper' and she wan...
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Sylvester Stallone And Mike Tyson Enter Boxing Hall Of Fame

June 13th, 2011 8:22am EDT
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Hollywood tough guy Sylvester Stallone and legendary fighter Mike Tyson were inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday for their services to the sport.

Stallone, who packed the punches in six Rocky movies, was honored for his famed film series at a ceremony in Canastota, New York and he thrilled spectators at the end of his acceptance speech by reciting the movie boxer's famous line, "Yo, Adrian, I did it."

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson was also among the honorees and stunned the audience by giving an emotional talk about his career and breaking down in tea...
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Liev Schreiber To Play The Inspiration For 'Rocky'

May 11th, 2011 9:51pm EDT
Liev Schreiber
Celebrity couple Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber are to team up in new boxing movie The Bleeder.

Schreiber will reportedly play New Jersey heavyweight Chuck Wepner, who was dubbed "The Real Rocky," in the film.

Wepner famously stood up to Muhammad Ali in his prime in 1975 and became the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's Rocky film.

Mad Men star Christina Hendricks is also on board the biopic, which is currently being shopped around at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

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Top Ten Memorable 'Movie Moms'

May 6th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
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Like ‘em, love 'em or hate ‘em, everyone has a mother. The person who carried us for nine months, mended our boo-boos and smothered us with so much love that sometimes it felt like a woolen blanket on an extra hot day. (Wait, maybe that was just mine - kidding mom!) In any case Mother’s Day is coming up on May 8 and Starpulse thought it only respectful to pay a little cinematic love to the ladies who first gave us life. So here is an ever-eclectic list of the funniest, toughest, scariest, strangest and downright quirkiest caregivers to ever grace the silver screen – it’s our...Top Ten M...
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Sylvester Stallone Launching Clothing Line Inspired By Rambo And Rocky

March 26th, 2011 7:59pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone | Photo Credits: Steve Granitz/WireImage.com
If looks could kill, Sylvester Stallone's new clothing line inspired by his action films Rocky and Rambo might, according to Time.

Debuting in 2012, the collection will feature...

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