'Rambo 5' Title 'Last Blood' Confirmed by Stallone; Will Film After 'Creed'

Sylvester Stallone to make Rambo: Last Blood

There have been rumblings about Rambo 5 for years now, even after 2008's Rambo seemed to conclude the 1980s-born action franchise. Most recently, there were rumors that the film would begin production in Fall 2014 but obviously, that didn't happen. And now, Sylvester Stallone is set up to reprise his other iconic role as Rocky Balboa in Rocky spinoff Creed (opposite Michael B. Jordan as Apollo Creed's grandson), which is slated to begin production in Philadelphia next month.

Sly is now saying that he shall, in fact, reprise as John Rambo sometime after finishing Creed (he may already be in training), in a movie that he's confirmed will be titled Last Blood (or Rambo: Last Blood, perhaps). Stallone also indicated the fifth Rambo installment will happen before he stars in the mob enforcer biopic Scarpa, which he is currently attached to.

Scarpa already has a director in Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) and a screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi (Goodfellas, Casino), though Last Blood is a project that Sly is expected to direct based on his (already finished) script. The next Rambo film has also shown more signs of forward momentum this year; hence, Sly's recent comment on Twitter (see below) doesn't come as a huge surprise.

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