And Stallone was keen to get his pal Russell on-board - but was staggered by the less-than-friendly response.
He tells his forum StallonZone, "I know that many people on the site have asked for Kurt Russell. I asked for him too.
"Actually, I was taken aback when asked to put the request in a letter and send it to his agent. Subsequently, I was called back by the agent several days later after refusing to send a letter and he said Kurt Russell is not interested in 'ensemble acting' at this time. So, people, I came, I saw, I failed".
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