We were gonna call BS on this one, but actually? It checks out!
This will be interesting. A remake of Rambo.
That’s nothing new, there’s been what, 37 sequels already, right?
This is different. This is a BOLLYWOOD remake of Rambo.
Yes. You read that correctly. Check it out:
We’re not sure exactly how having an Indian producer might change the original storyline. But here is the original IMDB interview.
Indian ‘Rambo’ Remake Director Q&A: He’s ‘Happy to Have Sylvester Stallone’s Blessing’ — Cannes 2017
The Indian remake of “Rambo” doesn’t start shooting until next February, but director Siddharth Anand has already earned something every filmmaker in his shoes would want: a vote of confidence from the original Rambo.
“I actually get excited in my heart whenever young artists get a rare opportunity to reach for the stars!” Sylvester Stallone wrote in an Instagram post on Saturday, referring to the 27-year-old Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff who will play the titular character. “I am sure you will put all of your heart and soul into it.” Stallone also tweeted the recently unveiled poster for the movie and wished the filmmakers good luck, adding “I like the energy of Bollywood.”
Shroff is an actor and martial arts expert whose credits include the recent Bollywood action films “Heropanti,” “Baaghi,” and “A Flying Jatt.”
Based on 1982’s “First Blood, »
– Graham Winfrey
Weirdly, Stallone looks a LOT like Tiger Shroff (the Indian man playing his character). Even in a regular photo.
See for yourself:
So, what do you think? Would you watch it?