Stallone Shoots “The Expendables” in Rio

By Luiza Moscoso, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - Sylvester Stallone, legendary star of Rocky and Rambo franchises, is in Brazil shooting his new action film, “The Expendables”, set to premiere in world theaters in 2010.

The feature tells the story of an elite military squad secretly put together by the US and other nations to kill a South American dictator who has spread devastation for over 20 years.

Stallone, 62, is the writer, director and lead actor of “The Expendables”. The cast also includes Jason Statham (“Death Race”), Jet Li (“The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”), Mickey Rourke (“The . . .

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