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Sylvester Stallone on Playing a Gangster in ‘Tulsa King’ and Possible ‘Yellowstone’ Cameo (Exclusive)

Sylvester Stallone gets a taste of the life of a gangster in Paramount+’s upcoming crime drama, Tulsa King,

The series follows New York mafia capo Dwight “The General” Manfredi (Stalone), after being released from prison after 25 years and inexplicably exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Realizing that his mob family may not have his best interests in mind, Dwight slowly forms a “crew” from a group of unlikely characters, helping him establish a new criminal empire that There may be another planet for that as well. Dana Delaney was also added to the cast on Monday in an announcement related to the official launch of Paramount+ in the UK on Wednesday.

Stallone told ET’s Cassie DiLaura, “I’ve always wanted to play a gangster. Londoner Hotel for Paramount+’s UK launch event.” Taylor Sheridan wrote an idea, a screenplay that was really good and Terrence Winter who wrote sopranos And Boardwalk EmpireThey put it all together and what you have comes from east to west.”

,[My character, Dwight,] comes out of prison after 25 years, expecting to be rewarded for keeping his mouth shut and he is betrayed,” he adds, adding that when Dwight gets his next job—running to Tulsa—”it There is a different world, different kind of people and he starts getting used to western life. So it is a combination of both. It’s a dark comedy, but it can be rough too.”

Stallone shares how he first connected with Sheridan, who also oversees yellowstone The universe, years and years ago, for Paramount+.

“My daughters and I were practicing – I play polo a lot; a long time ago people used to say, how can you afford this? I played with the worst horse on the planet, but I learned and eventually I made money, I started getting into … barrel racing. It’s very, very delicate and I brought my daughters into it and Taylor Sheridan was in the same barn and they hadn’t made it yet,” he said. “He was still acting and I think he was still doing [2015’s] sicarioJust over the top, and I thought, ‘You know what, I’m going to do another RamboYou want to write it?'”

“He goes, ‘No, I’m busy with my work,’ and then we engage in conversation. He ends up buying my daughter’s horse and then she buys another one… but they’re just the beginning of this megastar.” As for his transformation,” Stallone said.

Stallone didn’t close the door on Sheridan’s prospect of appearing in other Paramount+ projects, such as yellowstone,

“Absolutely,” he said, noting that he and star Kevin Costner have known each other “for centuries.” “Eventually he runs into a guy who’s like, ‘I just want to have a retirement home. Do you mind if I buy your entire ranch? I’ve got an offer you can’t refuse. ‘ … That would be great. Nice man.”

What to expect from Stallone that audiences turn away when they tune in Tulsa KingThis will be a chance for them to see him in another light.

“You’re probably going to see, for better or worse, who I am,” he said, adding that doing television is like being on a “bullet train.” “A lot of actors go into it, who should I meet? I guess what happens if you just say – what would it be like if Sylvester Stallone … just became a gangster? Personality is mine; I’m a gangster But I don’t change the way I talk… Your personality is the same as you are now… You never see it coming. You don’t automatically become the stereotype gangster. It’s pretty obvious. You just be yourself.”

Tulsa King Premieres on Paramount+ on Sunday, November 13 with back-to-back episodes.

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