Stallone Set for Fifth ‘Rambo’

A fifth installment in Sylvester Stallone‘s Rambo franchise has received a green light from Nu Image/Millennium Films.

Stallone will star and direct as he did in 2008’s Rambo, which grossed $42 million domestically and $113 million overseas.

Variety reports that the new project sees the eponymous character fight his way through human traffickers and drug lords to rescue a young girl abducted near the US-Mexico border. Production will start in the spring.

Avi LernerKevin King Templeton and John Thompson are producing. Danny DimbortTrevor Short and Boaz Davidson will exec produce.

Nu Image/Millennium is in post-production on Stallone’s Expendables, which will have its release on April 23 through Lionsgate.

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