Sylvester Stallone became a star playing Rocky Balboa, but did you know that United Artists wanted to buy Stallone’s script for Rocky and cast another actor in the title role? Before they finally agreed to let Stallone have the part, they tried to cast actors like Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, and James Caan. That’s just one of the facts crammed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which goes the distance on the original 1976 classic, Rocky.
First of all, yes, there's such a thing as 'Rocky: The Musical.' The show, which was produced by Sylvester Stallone, is expected to debut on Broadway in the spring but kicked off a test run in Hamburg, Germany last night under the name 'Rocky: Das Musical.' So are you curious what the heck a 'Rocky' musical sounds like? And if this thing could possibly be any good? Read on to find out answers to b