After two Creed films and six Rocky instalments – some unforgettable, some regrettable – Sylvester Stallone is saying goodbye to the US$1.4 billion franchise.
For now, at least.
In a touching speech shared on his Instagram page, the 72-year-old took a moment to reflect on his career as he hangs up the gloves as one of cinema’s most iconic characters.
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Side note: Stallone is 72 years old? Time flies.
It’s hard to say whether Stallone’s retirement from the franchise will endure the inevitable giant cheque offered by a nameless executive for a starring role in a reboot, but something tells me he’s genuinely happy to be seeing the end of it.
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