Sylvester Stallone provides us with exclusive access to the 35 year journey of Rocky Balboa--one of Hollywood's greatest icons and the very symbol of the American Dream as well as its excesses. In this two-hour event, Stallone will share Rocky's Cinderella story taking us through all six films in the Rocky series beginning with the surprise Academy Award-winner, Rocky. From low life mob enforcer and local club fighter to heavyweight champion, from rags to riches to rags again before finally recovering his lost mojo in the final film, Rocky Balboa, we get the full ride from the series' creator and star as well as cast mates, friends, and filmmakers.
- Monday April 28 at 8:00AM EDT
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Sylvester Stallone shares the 35 year journey of Rocky Balboa--one of Hollywood's greatest icons and the very symbol of the American Dream.
Sylvester Stallone describes the first public screening of "Rocky."
Sylvester Stallone and crew members talk about filming the scene where Rocky runs up the stairs.
Director John G. Avildsen talks about the intended ending of "Rocky" and how the poetic ending was conceived on set.
The crew of "Rocky" studied fights to make sure that the makeup for boxing sequences looked real and brutal.
Dolph Lundgren studied chemical engineering at MIT before being cast in "Rocky IV."