Sylvester Stallone could be drawing First Blood on the small screen, as Deadline reports of a potential Rambo series -- with the possibility of Sly not only involved in the project, but also reprising his iconic role as John J. Rambo, the ultimate human killing machine who has become a symbol of freedom, liberty, and patriotism for moviegoers everywhere.
Stallone scored a one-two punch at the box office in 1982 as "The Italian Stallion" in Rocky III and First Blood, which marked the introduction of Rambo, the Vietnam veteran who was pushed to the brink when he declared war against a small-town sheriff who hated drifters.
First Blood led to three sequels over the next 26 years -- Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rambo III and Rambo --, along with the short-lived cartoon series entitled Rambo: The Force of Freedom, with Rambo as a kid-friendly hero leading a team of military specialists fighting bad guys around the world.
There have been talks of making a fifth Rambo for years, but it has been put on hold -- probably due to Stallone working on the Expendables film franchise, with Sly beginning production on the third installment as Barney Ross, the leader of old-school mercenaries who does the job right -- as long as the money is real.
The Expendables 3 is set to come out on August 15, 2014 (my birthday!).