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In what may be a startling revelation, Sylvester Stallone appears to be finally coming to terms with the fact that he is old. He has found surprising senior-citizen success with The Expendables franchise, and in the upcoming Grudge Match, he and Jake La Motta himself, Robert DeNiro, face off as a couple of over-the-hill boxers united in the ring one last time; trailers consist of Kevin Hart constantly reminding his two elders that they are, well, old. Stallone also realized that his most recent screenplay was better served not as a vehicle for him to trot out his tired Rambo character one last time (likely on a blood-spattered walker at this point), but as a showcase for a younger actor who could serve as heir apparent to his rough-and-tumble-and-grumble style of action hero. You know, someone who can kick ass without breaking a hip.



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