On Thursday, Aug. 14, Jason Binn and Michael Satsky hosted an evening of Hollywood royalty as they celebrated DuJour cover star Sly Stallone in New York City's meatpacking district. The event was held at the premier venue, Provocateur, as crowds of vibrant well-dressed ladies and men mingled amongst each other. The venue included a bar and DJ playing relaxed, upbeat music, perfect for the casual atmosphere as it was decorated with a floral garden theme along with soft luxurious black swings to add a touch of playfulness.
After a small speech from Jason and Michael, they introduced Sylvester as he proceeded to make his way through the crowd for photographs. Stallone's co-star Kellan Lutz even made a surprise appearance! We spoke with Sylvester Stallone on the red carpet on what projects he's working on next. His new film "The Expendables 3" is poised to do big numbers this weekend. Out today, the film stars Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture, Mel Gibson, Kellan Lutz, Antonio Banderas, Jason Statham, Wesley Snipes and Dolph Lundgren, to name a few. "We’re doing another Rambo, and we’re getting ready for that and hopefully it’ll work out and it will be vicious and all that stuff, but intellectual. A killer with a heart, smart yet spooky, small yet short, broad but thin, you know what I mean, we’re going to try to cover all the boundaries," Stallone said.
We also spoke with DuJour's founder and publisher Jason Binn on the red carpet:
Tell us about the legendary Sly Stallone being on your cover.
We actually like to mix it up a little, so you’ll see Nicole Kidman, you’ll see Lupita. We take risks, I mean, we shot Lupita right after the Toronto Film Festival and the movie wasn’t really even released. And you know, you’ll see Kidman or De Niro or Stallone. He’s an icon, he’s a legend, and to be able to create ... the casting he’s assembled and have them understand that it’s not all about money and revenue share and that it’s about this good guy - really fueled a lot of people’s passion for blockbuster hollywood movies, I think that’s what Sly was amazing at.
How was it like working with Sly?
He is sarcastic and comical and witty as they get.
Tristen Yang contributed reporting.