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Sylvester Stallone strikes in Italy

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 01:21

Nov. 15 - The action star premieres his new movie ''Bullet to the Head'' at the Rome Film Festival. Alicia Powell reports.

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Sylvester Stallone is back in his element. The action hero stars in "Bullet to the Head" a thriller about a New Orleans hit man who teams up with a cop to track down the killer of their respective partners. Presenting the film at the Rome Film Festival where it is screening out of competition, Stallone says they wanted to focus on the personalities and dialogue instead of big special effects. SOUNDBITE: Sylvester Stallone, actor, saying (English): "I was thinking it's like you have shoes. You have machine-made shoes and then you have custom-made, hand-made shoes. And this is kind of like a hand-made movie. You know Walter put in a lot, it's a lot of love and attention and it doesn't depend on big special effects, it's handmade." The "Rocky" and "Rambo" star joked that while he is very much satisfied with the way the series ended, he worries about keeping up his action star status. SOUNDBITE: Sylvester Stallone, actor, saying (English): "There is an idea that I'm cooking up and I think it's a pretty good one. And that may happen if my damn body holds up it'll be really good. Otherwise we'll see Rambo fighting arthritis." "Bullet to the Head" will enjoy its world premiere at the Festival, with director Walter Hill being honored with the new Maverick Director award ahead of the screening.

Sylvester Stallone strikes in Italy

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 01:21

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