Rocky musical to be released next yearNovember 23rd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hamburg, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has revealed that a musical of his hit movie “Rocky” will be released next year. The actor revealed that the musical will premiere in the German city of Hamburg in November 2012.
Stallone made the announcement in Hamburg on Monday. Ukrainian boxers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko joined the action hero in Hamburg when he made the announcement. The brothers will train the actor who will eventually be selected for the lead role.
Stallone revealed that he will also be involved in training the person who will eventually have the lead role. He said that, “I imagine I will be able to help the future star of the show to learn the body language of Rocky and to develop a feeling for the character. Boxers are always tense, always moving around, and each one has his own characteristics.”
Rocky is one of the most successful movies of the star and he revealed that during the press conference that he has held a long time dream of turning it into a musical. The actor revealed that renowned songwriter Lynn Ahrens will compose the songs for the musical.
Six Rocky movies were released and the franchise grossed a total of $1.25 billion.
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