UPDATE: Sylvester Stallone to start production on Samaritan in a couple months.
Action icon Sylvester Stallone (Rambo: Last Blood) has signed on to star in the superhero film Samaritan.
Directed by Julius Avery (Overlord), the film follows “a young boy setting out to discover if a mythic hero, who vanished 20 years before following a tragic event, is still alive and kicking.”
Stallone will also serve as producer via his Balboa Productions company. Director Avery stated, “Sly is a hero of mine, I’m incredibly thrilled to be working with such an iconic actor on this very special project with Balboa Productions and MGM.”
Production starts rolling early next year.