Sylvester Stallone returns for Rambo V, to also write screenplay


Actor-director Sylvester Stallone will play John Rambo for the fifth time.

Executives at German movie company Splendid Films have confirmed that Stallone has started work on a fifth Rambo movie, reports

A press release suggests that the action star is writing the screenplay and will star as one-man army, Rambo.

The statement read: "With Rambo V, Sylvester Stallone returns in his iconic role. This time he goes up against a Mexican cartel. Stallone describes the new Rambo as his version of No Country for Old Men."

Stallone's first Rambo film First Blood was released in 1982. The last one hit cinemas in 2008.