He hasn’t teased it so subtly in a while, but today Sylvester Stallone officially announced the director’s cut of “Rocky IV” as being on his way to the film’s 35th anniversary this year.
Stallone, who played and directed the 1985 original, says of the new cut: “So far it looks awesome. moving ”and thank you“ MGM for this opportunity to entertain ”. Stallone has often been fairly honest in his assessment of past “Rocky” movies, which suggests potential.
Responding to fans on his Instagram page, he revealed that a key figure in the existing theatrical cut is being deleted – the six-foot talking robot that Rocky gives to his brother-in-law Paulie.
How the Screen Actors Guild will feel about this is unclear as the actual robot, nicknamed “SICO” and created by International Robotics Inc., was a member if the actors banded together and even toured with James Brown at one point. given.
Stallone says, “The robot is going to scrapyard forever, no more robots… I don’t like the robot anymore.” No word on a potential release date for the new cut.
Source: Instagram, AV Club