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Sylvester Stallone Again for ‘Cliffhanger’ Sequel

Sylvester Stallone Again for ‘Cliffhanger’ Sequel

Sylvester Stallone in 'Cliffhanger.'

Sylvester Stallone in ‘Cliffhanger.’

Producer Neal Moritz has been seeking to do one thing with 1993 motion thriller ‘Cliffhanger’ for years now. He introduced manner again in 2009 that he was seeking to reboot the idea (enthused by the success of J.J. Abrams’ first ‘Star Trek’ movie.

It has gone by completely different variations since then together with the unique plan to swap Sylvester Stallone’s sole hero for a number of youthful climbers tackling peaks around the globe, and a mysterious growth from author Joe Gazzam. Nothing, nevertheless, has come to fruition.

Now, although, it appears prefer it might lastly be on, as Sylvester Stallone is again to star, with ‘Hunters’ Mark Bianculli cracking the script and ‘Angel has Fallen’s Ric Roman Waugh within the director’s chair (or climbing harness?)


What was the story of the unique ‘Cliffhanger’?

Renny Harlin’s unique movie proved that the ‘Die Hard’ system needn’t essentially be restricted to claustrophobic indoor settings, plonking mountain-rescue boy Stallone on the facet of a snowy peak. Sly’s Gabe Walker was reluctantly attempting to foil John Lithgow’s plan to get better $100m stolen from the US treasury and deposited within the Rockies after a mid-air switch went considerably awry. There had been deaths by gun, gravity, drowning and stalactite. And it wasn’t all snow: there have been caves too.

Janine Turner and Sylvester Stallone in 'Cliffhanger.'

(L to R) Janine Turner and Sylvester Stallone in ‘Cliffhanger.’

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Where will we discover Gabe Walker this time?

No one is saying what the precise plot of the brand new movie shall be, save for Sly’s return. You simply know, although, that the stakes (and doubtless the mountains) shall be greater, and, we’d guess, there shall be extra on Walker’s crew.

But can it dwell as much as the unique’s iconic scene of Gabe letting somebody slip by his fingers. Climbing’s a harmful sport, so that you’ve obtained to determine there’ll be a physique rely.

Waugh mentioned this about engaged on the brand new movie:

“Growing up with the most important motion movies of the 80s and 90s, engaged on a lot of them myself, ‘Cliffhanger’ was by far certainly one of my favourite spectacles. To be on the helm of the subsequent chapter, scaling the Italian Alps with the legend himself, Sylvester Stallone, is a dream come true. It’s going to be a fantastic problem and blast taking this franchise to new heights, a duty I don’t take frivolously.”

Moritz was additionally enthusiastic:

“I’ll always remember the fun I felt watching Sylvester Stallone in ‘Cliffhanger’. I’m extremely excited to be working with him and Ric Waugh to proceed the story of Gabe Walker and introduce this iconic story to a brand new era of filmgoers around the globe.”

Sly will produce this one and casting is now beneath option to discover the actors to fill the roles across the main man.

Janine Turner and Sylvester Stallone in 'Cliffhanger.'

(L to R) Janine Turner and Sylvester Stallone in ‘Cliffhanger.’

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