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Sylvester Stallone Wants Ryan Gosling to Play Rambo

Well, we all just found out that Ryan Gosling will be in the upcoming and unnecessary Blade Runner sequel and now we might get a chance to see him in a Rambo reboot! While on the road for Creed, the upcoming Rocky sequel (right? Or is this more Avengers multi-verse building bullshit) starring Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone has been asked about a possible Rambo reboot.

Predictably at first, Stallone was reluctant to have anyone but himself play the Vietnam veteran. He finally settled on Ryan Gosling, though I don’t think that counts as settling.

I was overjoyed when I heard this, as Rambo was one of Gosling’s favorite movies as a kid. Way back in 2011, he shared the film’s impact on him in the UK magazine, Company.

“When I first saw Rambo, that movie put a kind of spell on me and I actually thought I WAS Rambo. So much so, that one day, I took a bunch of steak knives to school and threw them around at recess time because I thought we were in the movie!”

Gosling was skeptical when the rumor of being Stallone’s pick reached him, but was flattered when he found out the dream-cast was caught on video.

Just the fact that he knows my name is exciting…He’s the best, I’m genuinely touched that he said that.”

I haven’t seen any Rambo movies and I’m generally against reboots and remakes and wish Hollywood was producing more original scripts, but all I really want in life is for Ryan to be happy.

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