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Rambo V loses monster plot

Rambo.jpgGreat news, it looks like the previously reported rather silly plot of Rambo chasing a genetically engineered killing monster has been overturned, and now Sylvester Stallone is saying that this story is heading off in another direction, and without Rambo.

Then he goes on to reveal Rambo V's new plot, and although there's not much more than a one-liner to position the idea, it's clear what the film is going to be about, and it's far more human than before.

Sylvester Stallone had been talking about making the new Rambo film, entitled The Savage Hunt, about the hunting down of a genetically engineered killing machine that had gone on the rampage and was being hunted down. That plot was revealed in September.

Then that was changed slightly as we heard that it was going to be more and more like a Predator film, something that Stallone more or less confirmed with his overview of Rambo V: The Savage Hunt as being Rambo hunting down a genetically engineered killing machine loose in the wilderness, and him using his skills to track and kill the beast as his team are picked off and killed one by one.

It sounded just like Predator, and not a lot like Rambo. So people spoke out and it looks like Stallone listened. According to a note he wrote StalloneZone found through AICN, there's a big turnaround for the story.

I’m letting you know that Rambo has changed course and the story about hunting the man/beast will be done using another character in the lead. RAMBO himself will be heading over the border to a violent city where many young women have vanished

There will be blood.

Sly Stallone

Now I read that as there's going to be another film taking the plot of the soldier and his team hunting down the genetically engineered creature, and Rambo is heading off to something a lot more human, a lot more Rambo.

Rambo V is dropping the science fiction and turning back to a human based storyline. All Stallone has said so far is that he will be heading into Mexico into a violent city, and hinting that the storyline might be about a missing woman, for it's one of these cities that is so filled with violence and lawlessness that people, and especially women, are going missing every day.

Now I think that sounds much more like a Rambo story than the chasing the creature through the forest story. Well done Stallone, thanks for saving him.



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