‘Yellowstone’ Creator and Sylvester Stallone Team Up for Actor’s First Major TV Role


Sylvester Stallone has finally agreed to star in a TV show, and he has an incredible pedigree behind him. the Rocky the legend signed Kansas City, the next series of Yellowstone co-creator Taylor Sheridan. The series was co-created by BEmpire walk creator Terence Winter, who won an Oscar nomination for writing the wolf of Wall Street. Kansas City will be published on Paramount +.

Stallone, 75, has been making films for 50 years but has only made a handful of television appearances in his career. He starred in episodes of Dream, Kojak, and Las Vegas, and more recently himself played on It’s us. Kansas City This is the first time he will play a major role in a scripted series. He is also executive producer on the project, which will be produced by 101 Studios and MTV Entertainment Studios.

Kansas City will star Stallone as an Italian New York gangster named Sal who moves to Kansas City, Missouri. He tries to settle there but finds the culture very different from that of New York. He also meets a surprising group of characters who join him on his path to power. Stallone, Winter and Sheridan are all executive producers, alongside Braden Aftergood of Balboa Productions and David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle and Bob Yari of 101 Studios. Winter is the showrunner and has already occupied his writers’ room.

“Taylor is a prolific creator because of the multidimensional characters he creates and the complex worlds he builds,” David Glasser, CEO of 101 Studios, said in a statement. Deadline. “To be able to have the legendary and transcendent Sylvester playing one of these characters is truly a privilege. And on top of that, we have Terence producing the project with us, who is responsible for some of the most compelling and captivating TV shows. respected. in history. We are delighted that ViacomCBS has partnered with us to help tell this story. “

It is not clear when the production on Kansas City will begin. In the meantime, Stallone fans have a few movies to look forward to in 2022. He’s now working on Consumables 4, scheduled for release next year. He also plays in Samaritan, which is based on the Mythos Comics series and is slated to open on August 26, 2022. Stallone also reprized his role as Starhawk / Stakar Ogord in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3, which opens in 2023.

Sheridan is an Oscar nominated writer whose film credits include Against all odds, River of the wind, and Sicario. He created Paramount Network’s Yellowstone with John Linson and his upcoming prequel series, 1883. Sheridan also created the film with Jeremy Renner. Mayor of Kingstown for Paramount +. Before turning to writing and directing, Sheridan performed Véronique Mars and Sons of anarchy.


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