Stallone Brings 'Rocky' Off the Canvas

A scene from 'Rocky Balboa' with Sylvester Stallone in the ring.

Stallone, shown here in a scene from the film, concedes it's "far fetched" to think of a fighter nearing 60 taking on the heavyweight champ. But he points to fighter in their 50s who are still in the game. MGM hide caption

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Sylvester Stallone is bringing back his most famous character to the Silver Screen. Rocky Balboa brings a storied franchise to a close. Stallone tells Scott Simon why he felt the need for one more "Rocky" movie. He insists this is the last round for the popular underdog.

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