“Rambo” Reboot in Development at Millennium Without Sylvester Stallone



The 1980s action classic Rambo is the latest piece of cinematic nostalgia to get a reboot. Nu Image/Millennium Films is working on bringing the one-man army back to the big screen with the title RAMBO: NEW BLOOD. However, Sylvester Stallone, who originated the role in 1982, isn’t expected to return to the titular role.

Brooks McLaren is attached to write the with directing.The project will have a younger actor play the role that is being compared to James Bond, but the plot details of the reboot have been kept under wraps.

The original film in the Rambo franchise, First Blood was based on the 1972 novel of the same name. The 1982 adaptation followed the story of John Rambo and the issues facing disaffected Vietnam War veterans. This started a franchise that led to Rambo: First Blood Part II in 1985 and Rambo III in 1988. Stallone reprised the iconic role 20 years later in 2008’s Rambo.

McLaren penned the thriller How It Ends which is currently in with David M. Rosenthal attached to direct.

Vromen’s film credits include Criminal with Kevin Costner and Gary Oldman as well as The Iceman starring Michael Shannon and Winona Ryder.

McLaren is repped by , , and Apostle Management.
Vromen is repped by and .


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This news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.


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