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2014-07-15 23:01:10

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Brother of Sylvester Stallone Checking Into Rehab USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by People Magazine in the article Frank Stallone Enters Rehab For Alcohol Abuse (7/9), the younger brother of famous actor Sylvester Stallone has recently checked into rehab to deal with an addiction struggle. Sources close to the Stallone family have revealed that Frank Stallone will be participating in a standard treatment program. Frank Stallone, who is also a...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Montegrappa, Italy's most revered manufacturer of fine writing instruments, is pleased to announce legendary filmmaker, writer and actor, Sylvester Stallone, has acquired an interest in the brand. The acquisition strengthens a relationship that dates back more than 15 years when the company learned Mr. Stallone was an aficionado and collector of Montegrappa pens. Mr. Stallone will serve as a Montegrappa brand ambassador and will also provide...

2010-10-04 06:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, are pleased to announce that Hollywood icon and Academy Award-nominated Sylvester Stallone will receive the "Hollywood Career Achievement Award," Oscar-winning Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary will be recognized with the "Hollywood Innovator Award," and director Tom Hooper will be honored with the "Hollywood Director Award" at the Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony. "It...

2010-05-13 14:00:00

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Set your guy-dar to Spike TV this June as the network will honor the year's most man-tastic accomplishments with a proverbial "A-Team" of icons from the world of entertainment during its fourth annual "Guys Choice." From Olympic Gold medalists to Academy Award winners to Sports Illustrated cover models, all will be in attendance to pay tribute to the kingdom of testosterone. Taping Saturday, June 5 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA, "Guys...

2010-05-12 00:59:00

LONDON, May 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Songs from the soundtrack of the classic Rocky Films have been voted the most motivational songs to run too for the fourth year in succession, according to a poll of marathon runners by realbuzz.com The survey, carried out before this year's Virgin London Marathon, asked runners to name their favourite motivational tune as they trained for the 26.2 mile event. In the past four years of the survey realbuzz.com has seen a consistent line up in the...

2010-04-20 13:15:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention presents Actor Dolph Lundgren for an on stage interview and screening of two of his movies on Sunday, May 2, 2010. Dolph discusses his current movies such as Command Performance, Icarus, and this summer's major action movie The Expendables that reunites him with Sylvester Stallone (Rocky IV), and featuring a cast that includes Jason Statham, Jet Li, and Mickey Rourke. Dolph Lundgren's...

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2009-08-12 13:47:25

U.S. actor Sylvester Stallone has won the 2009 Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice International Film Festival, organizers say. The award is presented at the end of the festival Sept. 12 to honor someone who left his mark on modern cinema, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Wednesday. Stallone, best known for his work as the title characters in the Rocky and Rambo franchises said, (To) receive an award at the Venice festival is a dream I always hoped would come...

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2009-02-26 18:55:01

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed on to play himself in a cameo in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming movie, The Expendables, E! News said. Set to begin shooting March 28 in Brazil, the action flick is written by Stallone, who will also star in and direct it. The cast also includes Stallone's Rocky IV nemesis, Dolph Lundgren, as well as Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Jet Li and Forest Whitaker. Schwarzenegger, 61, has appeared in small roles in only three other movies -- The Rundown,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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