Nu Image Gives Sylvester Stallone's Rambo 5 the Greenlight

August 30, 2009

Sylvester Stallone - Rambo

Wow. To be honest, I never thought this would happen. Variety reports that Nu Image/Millennium Films has greenlit a fifth Rambo movie following the fourth Rambo movie from 2008. The upcoming project's storyline revolves around Rambo fighting 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 after Sylvester Stallone wraps up The Expendables. Stallone will also be back to direct and may also write the sequel. The first Rambo, titled First Blood, hit in 1982, and was followed by First Blood II in 1985, and Rambo III in 1988.

This isn't the first time we've heard about this sequel - Stallone has talked about another one since the most recent Rambo hit. We even ran a report a year ago saying "Rambo 5 Will Be Happening" with the sequel already appearing on Nu Image's slate. At the end of that movie he finally returns to his own home in the US after killing some 236 Burmese soldiers (kill count in each of the movies). Not only is the story in this sequel relevant to today's troubles, but it gels with the way that movie ended, which is thankfully a smart decision. I have a lot of faith in Stallone - he'll bring us another badass Rambo sequel for sure. Anyone excited?

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  • travis
  • teyhtr
    Rambo 4 kicked all kinds of ass! Can't wait for 5
  • Matty
    I really thought Rambo 4 was a cool movie. Nothing to write home about i know but it was a fun movie nonetheless!!! So it should be worth looking out for!!!
  • how old is he now? shiiiiit this is gonna be AWESOME!
  • Joo Hunter
    Rambo gets brainwashed and goes for Obama?
  • Batman
    All he did in Rambo 4 was get on the vehicle with the machine gun and kill everyone. Not that great, but I love the mindless action...can't wait for the 5th, but the plot sounds like Liam Neeson's Taken.
  • qweqwu
    holly fuck this motherfucka veyron owner will never stop, let's hope for the expandables cast+ even more badasses like butler+van dame+ seagal+ chuck norris LOL
  • PG
    Rambo 4 was more fun than a 3some with your friends' two hot moms and a pile of coke Scarface style. I'm on board!
  • usonnychiba1
    Oh yeah, heeeeeeeell yeah. I fricken loved 4.
  • Stallone is getting deserved praise finally. Rocky Balboa was an excellent movie, impossible as it seems, it was nearly as meaningful as the original, and the last Rambo delivered exactly what we want in a Rambo movie, and more. I'm really looking forward to this.
  • harrison
    and to think in first bloods original ending rambo kills himself...
  • Wow, I agree I didn't see this coming - Tho 4 was crazzzzzzy!
  • Dude! I loved the latest Rambo, and the direction they're going with the fifth sounds great! Frickin' awesome!
  • Syphous
    I'm not surprised. I just really really hope they don't tone down the violence. Wasn't something said a while back about the producers or someone saying they thought they lost some of the audience do to it's ultra-violence? Which is ridiculous by the way.
  • Colin
    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo please stop, THERE IS TOO MANY COWS ABOUT Looking forward to The Expendables far more
  • Spider
    Awesome news! Great for Stallone to be kickin' ass and showing Hollywood how it's really done. Putting Rambo in the midst of the human trafficking/drug wars at the border is a good idea.
  • Rick
  • As much as I love Stallone, I thought that with Rocky Balboa and Rambo, he would have finally closed the books with the respectable endings to such iconic and near legendary characters. Part of me wants to be done with Rambo because the last one was so well done and ended similar to the way Last Crusade ended...telling everyone "it's over". This new one could possibly end up in the land of Crystal Skull. Of course that's the worst case scenario. I see the Expendables as the litmus test to see if people are on board with another jungle running flick. Don't get me wrong I am all for Rambo, but when is enough enough? On the bright side, I think that similar to how Spider-Man reinvigorated the comic book genre, The Expendables and Rambo could do the same for action flicks...but that's just me. Lastly @10...good call!!
  • Rambo 5: 1st Pension. I'm with Colin, stop milking...
  • Seriously?
  • Tra la la la la di da
    The last one was mindless fun but because it was just that and different in that aspect, don't care for another.
  • DoomCanoe
    Some one needs to derail Sylvester Stallone's comeback train before we all have to suffer through another Rocky!!!!! although i do agree Rambo 4 was pretty good...because of the violence... and i am going to go see The Expendables...because of the violence...
  • Perturabo
    That's sex!
  • I will watch Sly rip people's throats out in as many movies as he feels like making.
  • Vold
    Loved the last Rambo movie! Totally looking forward to #5!!!!
  • TediusTed
    F**K YEAH!
  • r1000
    Don't care what people say, I've always been a fan of Stallone, he knows what "guys" like. I'll be watching it for sure, not at the movie theater but i'll def watch.
  • DCompose
    I want to see Rambo shamelessly murder hundreds of people. And that's not sarcasm. I really liked the last one. It was dark and wet and it took its time.
  • beavis4play
    first i just read about another crappy "bad boys" movie going into production. then, there was rob zombie and ANOTHER remake of "the blob"; and NOW..........this dinosaur is going to star in another "rambo" movie?............WTF is going on in hollywood? three pitiful ideas that shouldn't have been greenlighted.
  • DukePhoenix
    Rambo 6: Rambo In Space!!!
  • TediusTed
    What is the *ahem* plot for this, not that it wont stop me from this, cause he's killed almost everyone Im thinking Rambo vs Vietnam Vet Zomibes!
  • TediusTed
  • Tra la la la la di da
    Heck yeah Ted!!! World at War style!!! Bring on the zombies!
  • ivan ivanov
    I heard many bad things about Nu Image and their low budget movies . hope Stallone will do good with this one .
  • daniel
    they should come out Rambo the beginging when they show how he become Rambo!
  • SuicidalOptimist
    Rambo 4 was awesome! Eff the story, but the violence and amounts of gore were just ridiculous. Not to mention the baby they threw into a burning building, wtf. Lol! Call me fucked up, but I laughed and cheered a lot while watching that movie. I want more, so keep 'em coming! P.S.: The title of the 2nd Rambo still makes me laugh every time. First Blood II, really?! xD
  • kitano0
    Defintely on board! Just like almost everyone else, I thought the last one was kick-ass (and we got to see Julie Benz!). Looking forward to The Expendalbles (where we get to see, among a cast of thousands, Charisma Carpenter!) Can't help it, love dem Buffy women! Oh yeah, the last Rocky was fantastic, too! Go Stallone!
  • wHiskey Tango….
  • i loved this movie of him he was so bad asss
  • Donza.
    Holly shit i cant believe this actually gonna happen fuckin love stallone and cant wait 4 the next rambo the last 1 kicked some serious ass so i can only imagine what he is gonna do this time. FUCK YER....




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