Sylvester Stallone came up with ‘Rocky’ in 1976, but can’t stop “exploitation” of his characters: “Give me back my rights, you leeches”

Sylvester Stallone is anything but happy with the announced ‘Rocky’ spin-off. “I never wanted these characters to be exploited like that.” ©  AP

A new movie in the ‘Rocky’ franchise, it should only give rise to joy. But Sylvester Stallone (76), the creator of the character, is anything but satisfied with the planned spin-off ‘Drago’. He has lashed out at the producers on social media in recent days. Because, as unimaginable as it may sound, the actor has never owned the rights to the films.

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Tuesday 2 August 2022 at 03:00