Sylvester Stallone shares an uncanny, symbiotic connection with Rocky, the underdog boxer character he created four decades ago — a kindred spirit who served as his creative muse in spawning one of Hollywood’s most successful film franchises. In his long career Stallone also played another memorable screen role — John Rambo — but Rocky was of his o...

Action movie superstar Sylvester Stallone told cinemagoers in Cannes on Friday that he never expected to make it in the film industry due to an accident at birth that caused him to slur his words - now one of his more celebrated trademarks. The U.S. actor, 72, rocketed to fame in 1976 with his Oscar-winning boxing movie "Rocky" and went on to becom...

In a short video published on his Instagram account, Sylvester Stallone officially ended an era by retiring his most iconic character, Rocky Balboa. This comes on the heels of Creed II's release and subsequent box office success, so it seems fitting that Stallone officially passed the baton to Michael B. Jordan, who joined him at the end of the vid...

Today, “Creed II” hits theaters. And who — in 1976, when Sylvester Stallone’s original “Rocky” was released — could have imagined that a “little movie that could” would still be delivering box-office knockouts well into the 21st century? The long-awaited sequel revisits the Cold War Ivan Drago rivalry from 1985’s “Rocky IV” — and its very existence...

Creed II officially kicked off filming in Philadelphia earlier this month, bringing Rocky Balboa himself, Sylvester Stallone, back to the city for the Rocky franchise’s eighth installment. Sly even stopped by the old Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a hit of nostalgia that Philly folks loved. Across town at the Da Vinci Art Allian...

Sylvester Stallone gave himself a very personal gift this Christmas. The 71-year-old Rocky actor, sources told TMZ, plunked down more than $400,000 for a statue of his iconic cinematic character, Rocky. The statue - which stands at nine-feet-tall and weighs 1,800 pounds - was a backup produced for the 1982 installment in the boxing anthology, Rocky...

Their famous father has made a name for himself, thanks to his acting talents that have seen him star in iconic movies such as Rambo and Rocky.  But proving they are stars within their own right, Sylvester Stallone's daughters Sistine Rose, 19, and Sophia Rose, 21, have landed themselves a stunning campaign with fashion house Dolce & Gabbana.  Clad...

by Brittany Spanos   Sylvester Stallone took home the Golden Globe for his performance in the latest installment of the Rocky franchise Creed. Stallone had last been nominated in 1976 for the inaugural film in the series as the film's screenwriter.   As Stallone walked to the stage to accept his award, he received a standing ovation f...

By Juliet Izon   Opera and Miami Beach may be an unlikely combination, yet when legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti performed on the sand on January 22, 1995, concert attendees were as ecstatic as if they were watching the country's biggest pop star.   In fact, Pavarotti's performance, which also featured soprano Cynthia Lawrence and th...

by Michael Traversa   Italian American movie star Sylvester Stallone is having the time of his life. Last November he brought back fan favorite character Rocky Balboa in the new picture Creed, which follows Apollo Creed's son Adonis strenuous rise to the top, with the aid of Rocky. The movie debuted to much critical praise and strong box off...