Rocky IV is reaching a major milestone this November but instead of getting more Rocky, we’re actually getting less. In a recent post Sylvester Stallone announced, “For the 35th anniversary, Rocky 4 is getting a new DIRECTOR’S cut by me. So far it looks great. Soulful… Thank you, MGM for this opportunity to entertain.”
One commenter posed a question, probably as a joke, but, surprisingly, Stallone replied:
That was unexpected! And it didn’t stop there. Once the internet caught wind of this travesty they bombarded his post with concerns and Sly did not hold back:
This small uproar gave us some insight on the robot and his history:
Other than mourning the loss of Paulie’s robot, there’s currently no other update as to when the director’s cut of Rocky IV will be released. Of course, that’s not going to stop us from blasting Survivor’s “Burning Heart” and John Cafferty’s “Heart’s On Fire” to pump us up in the meantime.