There have been four parts of Rambo films. The first of them was released back in 1982, and the last one was out in 2008. Do you think it’s time for a new movie featuring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, the war veteran? Let us see what we know about the possibility of a new movie.
The rumors about Rambo 5
Last summer, it has been revealed that our favorite wartime hero Rambo will feature in the new TV series from Entertainment One and Nu Image. It also was known that the creators had no plans to include the actor Sylvester Stallone into the series. Nothing was known about the fate of the Rambo films. However, just of recent, Splendid Films have acquired the rights to shoot the fifth installment of Rambo, according to the undisclosed sources.
Rambo 5 officially confirmed
The official statement followed from the Splendid Films telling that Stallone himself is working on the script for the new upcoming movie. The actor will be playing John Rambo again in the film directed by Avi Lerner (known for The Expendables franchise). The new film’s plot will supposedly involve neutralizing the Mexican drug cartel and will be titled Rambo: Last Stand.
Rambo: one of the oldest franchises still alive
The first film of the franchise, Rambo: First Blood, was released over 30 years ago, in 1982, which makes the series one of the longest-living franchises. The last movie, Rambo 4, which came out in 2008, had a budget of $80 million and gained $113 million in theaters. Sylvester Stallone was the lead actor, producer, and writer for the film. It is speculated that the fifth installment will end the series.
Are you waiting for the new Rambo movie with Stallone playing the main character?