Sylvester Stallone to be a part of TV series ‘This is Us’
By ANI | Published: 04th August 2017 11:03 AM |
WASHINGTON D.C: Veteran Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone is all set to come to your TV screens.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Stallone will guest-star in the second season of ‘This Is Us’, creator Dan Fogelman announced on Thursday at during a panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.
The Oscar-nominated star enters the story as one of the stars of the war film for which Ron Howard has recruited Kevin (Justin Hartley).
His character in the movie serves as a bit of a “father figure” for Kevin’s character. The storyline actually deals less with the film, and more that Stallone “hears Kevin is experiencing in his life with his own father, and talks to Kevin a little bit about life and acting and memory and aging,” according to Fogelman.
“It’s a big part. It’s going to be really cool.”
One of the series’ star, Milo Ventimiglia has already worked with Stallone in the 2006 movie Rocky Balboa, playing Rocky’s son.
Stallone is the first big-name guest star of the NBC family dramedy’s second season.
Last season, celebrities playing themselves in cameos included Katie Couric, Seth Meyers, Alan Thicke, and Howard.
‘This Is Us’ kicks off Season 2 on September 26.