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Sylvester Stallone Jumps Into Drama Genre With 'Reach Me'

November 14, 2012 (4:31 am) GMT
The 'Expendables' actor is set to star opposite rapper Nelly in the drama about a group of people connected to a book written by a former football coach.
Sylvester Stallone

Usually known for his dead-defying performances in a number of high-octane actioners, might try something different in his new movie. The action veteran is set to jump into drama genre in an indie flick called "", Variety reports.

Sly will take a supporting role in the movie and details of his part are still kept under wraps. The story itself follows "a group of people who all have a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach."

Serving as the director and writer is Sly's "Cobra" co-star John Herzfeld. The "" actor joins a cast ensemble that include rapper-turned actor as well as , , Danny Aiello and Rebekah Chaney.

66-year-old Stallone will next be seen in action films "" and "The Tomb (2013)", in which he reunites with . His other next project is boxing film "" which also stars .

Stallone's casting in "Reach Me" is quite the opposite from 's recent decision to star in action film "Prone Gunman" despite the fact that he's known for his works in a number of acclaimed dramas. The film will likely become Penn's own potential action film franchise.

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