Sylvester Stallone has reflected on the longevity of his career, which is approaching 50 years.
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At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the premiere of this upcoming Netflix documentary SlyTHE Rocky the actor caught up Entertainment Tonight Canada to talk about his career.
When asked if he thought he would ever have a documentary chronicling his life and career, Stallone replied, “You can’t prepare for it…the longevity of this career is mind-blowing.” It’s just mind blowing because I don’t know how long you can wait. Society is changing, commerciality in cinema is faster. Longevity would then become a bonus.
Stallone went on to explain: “I consider myself the last of the dinosaurs, you know what I mean? And I’m very proud of it. But yes, you really have to think about it. It’s incredible. I mean, it’s been almost 50 years… So I don’t take it for granted, but I really want to spend it with my loved ones. The majority of what remains.
Slyslated for release on Netflix on November 3, “will offer an intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director-producer, paralleling his inspiring underdog story with the indelible characters he brought to life.” , according to a press release. .
Besides Sly, Stallone is set to star in Consumables 4 this month (September 22) alongside returning actors Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and Randy Couture. New actors joining the upcoming film include 50 Cent, Megan Fox, Ocean Eleven star Andy García, Thai martial artist Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Jacob Scipio and Levy Train.