Fox has ordered a script for a TV adaptation of the popular movie Rambo.
Stallone might reprise his role of the former Green Beret on screen, although sources tell Variety that nothing has officially been decided. This strategy worked well for the CBS adaptation of the Bradley Cooper film “Limitless,” as episodes that featured the Oscar nominee have given the freshman drama ratings boosts. The series got a full-season order in October.
Fox, however, has not been as lucky with film-to-TV adaptations this season. It’s version of Steven Spielberg’s “Minority Report” saw its episode order slashed from 13 to 10 after three under-performing episodes.
Stallone is at work on his fifth “Rambo” movie, titled “Rambo: Last Blood.” He also currently appears as another one of his famous characters, Rocky Balboa, opposite Michael B. Jordan in the Ryan Coolger-directed “Creed.”