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Sly Just Won't Die

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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JUICED Stallone (Photo: Getty Image) Like Rocky beating Ivan Drago after Apollo Creed's death and John Rambo defying desk jockeys to heroically rescue American POWs, Sylvester Stallone has shrugged off adversity (Spy Kids 3D, "The Contender") and emerged victorious in the face of certain defeat. Or if you're not into being poetic about it, he's signed a deal with Nu Image and gets to keep making movies.

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The production company, which headed up the latest, and bloodiest, installment of the Rambo franchise, has inked Sly to write, direct and juice his way through two new films. Speculation is rife that Sly may revive the two characters who he says he won't, Rocky and Rambo, but those certainly aren't the only former bad asses begging to be reborn as ripped 60-year olds. There's always leather clad cop Marion 'Cobra' Cobretti, Gabe Walker of Cliffhanger, and of course, Sgt. Joe Bomowski of Stop or My Mom Will Shoot.

Or there's our personal favorite, Italian Stallion from The Party at Kitty and Stud's.

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