Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:30:00 GMT | By PTI

Sylvester Stallone may reprise Rambo for TV adaptation

Action star Sylvester Stallone is reportedly in talks to produce as well as star in small-screen adaptation of his hit action series 'Rambo'


Sylvester Stallone may reprise Rambo for TV adaptation (© Getty Images)

Los Angeles: The 'Expendables' actor Sylvester Stallone is in talks to star and produce a TV series based on his famous action film series, 'Rambo'.

Stallone is currently in talks to get involved in the project on a creative level and to potentially reprise his role as the title character, reported Aceshowbiz.

"I'm excited by the prospect of collaborating again with my good friend Sly for an encore in this next phase of the Rambo legacy.

"The ability to fuse the big screen and the small screen through Avi's feature film expertise and eOne's domestic production capabilities and international distribution infrastructure, makes for a highly complementary partnership," said eOne TV CEO John Morayniss.

Stallone and Nu Image's Avi Lerner worked together for the fourth Rambo film which was released in 2008. There had been plans to make the fifth installment but the project was confirmed to be on hold in 2012. Stallone and Lerner continue their partnership with 'The Expendables' film franchise.

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