What Film or TV Star Would You Like to See on Broadway This Season? Playbill Readers Pick Their Favorites

By Michael Gioia
27 Aug 2012

Sylvester Stallone

Jon Cooper: Sylvester Stallone in Expendables: The Musical

Oscar nominee Stallone, best known for his portrayal of Rocky Balboa in the "Rocky" film franchise, co-wrote, directed and starred in the 2010 film "The Expendables." In the action film, Stallone stars as Barney Ross, leader of the "Expendables," a band of elite mercenaries who are given the task to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island. If you have doubts about a musical adaptation of "The Expendables," read about Rocky the Musical, co-produced by Stallone, which will be given its world premiere in Germany this fall and has plans for a Broadway life in 2013. If Expendables: The Musical never comes to fruition, it won't be long before Stallone joins the Broadway community with Rocky