As we reported last week, FOX is trying to get a Rambo TV series off the ground, and was in talks with Sylvester Stallone to executive produce and potentially star.

Representatives of Stallone have now quashed the possibility of Stallone being involved in any capacity in “Rambo: New Blood”:

“Contrary to reports, Sylvester Stallone has opted not to participate in the planned Rambo television series in any way at all. I wish the others well with the project.”

“Rambo: New Blood” was set revolve around John Rambo and his Son J.R., an ex-Navy SEAL. The question is will FOX continue to develop the event seriesĀ and potentially recast the role? Stallone was previously working on a fifth Cinematic instalment of the franchise, tentatively titled “Rambo: last blood”, no word on if that project is still commencing.

Source: Deadline