No, Sylvester Stallone Did Not Say ISIS Will Be in Next Rambo Movie
There are a bunch of headlines floating around the internet today with some interesting news about the bad guys in the latest Rambo movie:
Yes, sites like Business Insider, The Independent, and Foreign Policy Magazine are all reporting this morning that, at Comic Con, Stallone made a surprise appearance to share details about the next Rambo film, namely that the bad guys are ISIS.
Except that he never actually said that.
If you go down the link wormhole to point zero, you’ll find the original source of the report was from one of those stupid parody hoax sites. The URL for the main page is washingtontimes.com.co (the co is the giveaway it’s not really The Washington Times, guys).
Here’s the last paragraph of the post to really hammer home how obvious it was that this is a hoax story:
Did Stallone suggest he would employ actual ISIS militants for a new Rambo film? All calls to his publicist as of press time have not been returned.
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