February 04, 2008 09:15:09 GMT
Successfully bringing back his two action heroes to the box office, Sylvester Stallone reportedly has signed lucrative deal to star in two more action films.
Having two box office movies with "Rocky" and "Rambo", Sylvester Stallone reportedly wants to do more action films. According to Hollywood Reporter, the action star has signed a lucrative deal to direct and star in two more action films with his "Rambo" producers Danny Dimbort, Avi Lerner and Trevor Short.
Though it wasn't clear on what film to be made on the deal. Allegedly, several scripts, including sequels to "First Blood" and "Rocky", are being considered for the follow-ups. Further, it was reported that Stallone will also produce the films with Kevin King-Templeton and Lerner, whereas Dimbort, Short and Boaz Davidson to serve as executive producers.
On working with those producers, Stallone commented, "The past year and a half of working with Avi, his partners Danny and Trevor and his film family has been nothing but a high point for me and my career and an extremely rewarding experience." He further added, "Avi is a real gentleman and a man of his word."
Reportedly, the deal came following the success of his two latest films. One is the sixth installment of the "Rocky" film, "Rocky Balboa", which grossed $70 million on an estimated $24 million budget, while the second one is "Rambo" which debuted #2 on the domestic box office pulling in $18.2 million in its opening weekend.