Sylvester Stallone Set to Return for Cliffhanger Reboot

Sylvester Stallone is about to return for a sequel to 1993 motion thriller Cliffhanger.

The actor will reprise his position of mountain climber Gabe Walker within the reboot, with Ric Roman Waugh (Greenland, Angel Has Fallen) on board as director.

In accordance with Selection, manufacturing is casting for a result in headline the sequel’s ensemble forged, suggesting Stallone might be joined by others in his rescue efforts.

The Cliffhanger follow-up is written by Mark Bianculli (Hunters), with Neal H. Moritz’s Authentic Movie (Quick And Livid) serving as producers alongside Stallone’s Balboa Productions.

“Rising up with the most important motion movies of the ‘80s and ‘90s, engaged on lots of them myself, Cliffhanger was by far one in all my favorite spectacles,” Waugh stated. “To be on the helm of the subsequent chapter, scaling the Italian Alps with the legend himself, Sylvester Stallone, is a dream come true.

“It’s going to be an incredible problem and blast taking this franchise to new heights, a accountability I don’t take frivolously.”

Moritz added: “I’ll always remember the joys I felt watching Sylvester Stallone in Cliffhanger. I’m extremely excited to be working with him and Ric Waugh to proceed the story of Gabe Walker and introduce this iconic story to a brand new technology of filmgoers around the globe.”

Directed by Renny Harlin, Cliffhanger follows mountain climber Gabe (Stallone) as a rescue mission embroils him in a botched air heist by a gaggle of worldwide thieves. The movie additionally stars John Lithgow, Michael Rooker and Janine Turner.

Stallone presently stars in Tulsa King, which was renewed for a second season in November. He’ll subsequent be seen in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol.3, which arrives in cinemas on Might 5.