What will come first? Sylvester Stallone’s Rambo 5 or Tiger Shroff’s remake
Sylvester Stallone has announced a fifth film in the Rambo series, which will go into production in September. Meanwhile, Tiger Shroff will star in a Bollywood remake.Updated: May 07, 2018 14:56 IST
Sylvester Stallone is on board to reprise his role as the action character John Rambo in Rambo V. The fifth installment in the 36-year-old franchise will be brought to Cannes this week by Millennium Media, Screen Daily reported.
In the film, Stallone’s Rambo will be seen living on a ranch in Arizona, deeply troubled and wrestling with PTSD as he picks up casual work wherever he can.
When longtime family friend and estate manager Maria informs the former soldier that her granddaughter has gone missing after crossing into Mexico for a party, he sets off with her to find the youngster.
In pursuit, Rambo uncovers a sex-trafficking ring and teams up with a journalist whose half-sister has also been kidnapped. He must deploy all his skills to save the girls and bring down a vicious crime lord.
The production for the new project is scheduled to start from September 1 and will be shot at locations such as London, Bulgaria and the Canary Islands.
A director will be announced shortly.
Avi Lerner and Kevin King are attached as producers, with Matt Cirulnick writing the screenplay.
Stallone previously played Rambo in First Blood, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rambo III and Rambo.
Meanwhile, actor Tiger Shroff has announced a Hindi remake of Rambo. The Indian Rambo will follow the last surviving member of an elite covert unit of the Indian Armed Forces who returns home to discover a war waging in his own land. Forced into the dangerous jungles and frozen mountains of the Himalayas, he unleashes mayhem and destruction, becoming the unstoppable machine he was trained to be.
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