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Sylvester Stallone to be guest at Keystone Comic Con in Philadelphia in Aug… oh wow, I definitely wanna go!

Sly Stallone has been announced as the first guest to appear at the Keystone Comic Con event in Philadelphia in August. Sly will be there for two days to sign autographs and take pics with fans.

I’m not sure how much Sly is planning on charging fans for autographs & pics ’cause there is no info yet on the keystone website but I’m sure we’ll find out soon. Hopefully Sly won’t be charging a lot.

https://www.keystonecomiccon.com/Guests/

https://www.philly.com/celebrity/sylvester-stallone-keystone-comic-con-philadelphia-20190507.html

This wasn’t the first time Sly appeared at a Comic Con event, though. The first time he appeared at a Comic Con event was way back in 2013 at the NY Comic Con to promote the movie “Escape Plan” with Arnold. Sly did an autograph/photo op session with fans but he charged like $395 or over for autographs/pics.

I’m hoping Sly will bring the price way down for this one.

Will I go to Philly just for this? I’m thinking about it depending on the price of Sly’s autograph line.

When celebrities do Comic Con events, they make you pay for autographs and pics. The celebrities themselves decide the prices for both. Sometimes they are cheap and sometimes they are not. Some celebrities will even do it for free.

Going to Philadelphia for a couple of days would be a nice little vacation for me, though. Save up some money and get down there. I’ve never visited Philly and always wanted to, though. If I went to Keystone Comic Con, I’ll probably do some sight seeing in Philly too by visiting all the Rocky filming locations especially the Art Museum aka the Rocky steps and I want to see the Rocky statue too.

Philly is a 4 hour drive from here so it would be a nice little road trip. Hopefully Sly won’t be charging so much for autographs/pics. If he is then forget it. I would love to meet the man in person someday, though. Talk to him for a little bit, get his autograph and picture with him. Would be a dream come true. On my bucket list to meet Sly in person.

Kev

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Sly Stallone visits the old Mick’s Gym and Adrian’s pet shop in Philadelphia…

Sly is in Philadelphia still working hard on filming, “Creed 2”. Of course, during break of filming, Sly had to do some reminiscing about the history of Rocky by visiting some old filming locations. See Sly’s instagram for more.

Sadly, Mick’s gym is closed down and Adrian’s Pet Shop got demolished like last year.

I can’t blame Sly for wanting to visit old Rocky filming locations and reminisce the past. Rocky means a lot to Sly and you can tell that he LOVES playing the character. When Sly filmed the very first Rocky, he was pretty young back then. Sly was just 30 years old when he filmed the first Rocky. Back then, he wasn’t a rich man at all like other movie stars. Now after that first Rocky movie, Sly is a superstar and icon in Hollywood. He did it all himself really.

One day I would love to visit Philadelphia so I can see all the Rocky locations with my own eyes. I would especially love to try running the art museum stairs and see the Rocky statue!

Kev

Sly’s instagram page is pretty good stuff…

I never realized Sly Stallone had his own instagram page. Check it out here:

https://instagram.com/officialslystallone/

As you can see, Sly’s got a bunch of videos on there that he probably took from his mobile phone or something. You’d be surprised to see that Sly is just a normal guy just like the rest of us. He’s got a lot of stuff in Philly while filming the movie, “Creed”. As I expected, he seems pretty happy to be back there and he even had a video about moving back there, I’m sure he was just joking of course.

Kev

Sylvester Stallone breaks up heated fight on the set of “Creed” and of course, successful in stopping it…

A huge fight broke out between actor/pro boxer Tony Bellew who plays the character, Pretty Ricky and another actor — when things got really heated, Sly of course had to jump in. A source said that Sly started screaming and ordering it to stop. Of course, they did.

More on the story here:

http://pagesix.com/2015/03/02/brawl-on-the-set-of-stallones-new-rocky-movie/

So Sly the peacemaker. No surprise there. That’s what you get when you have a real life pro boxer on a movie set, you’ll have to deal with a lot of egos. They were quick at stopping the fight when Sly jumped in ’cause why? Well, he’s Sylvester Stallone for one. A legend. Plus, Sly is a huge guy, muscular and ripped. I’m sure the two guys shut their mouths real fast when Sly showed up. You don’t mess with Sly.

Something tells me Sly have done this before on movie sets… stopping fights so this is nothing new with him, I’m sure.

Kev

Sly Stallone meets fans at top of steps of Philadelphia Art Museum…

Sylvester Stallone is back in Philadelphia to film the Rocky spin-off film, “Creed”. While there, I’m sure Sly couldn’t help himself but look back and re-visit all the old filming locations for all the past “Rocky” films. A group of tourists went to the Philly Art Museum where Rocky did his famous training scenes by running up the steps. The group of tourists ran up the steps just like in the Rocky films and at the top of the steps, Sly the man himself happened to be there. The group of tourists and Sly decided to hang out for a little bit and take photos as you see above.

https://www.yahoo.com/movies/s/tourists-knockout-photo-stallone-atop-rocky-steps-210623627.html

Oh man, those guys are lucky! I wish I could get my chance to meet Sly in person! As you can see, Sly is great with his fans and his supporters.

It had to be pretty emotional for Sly to re-visit his old Rocky film locations. I wonder if he went to visit Micky’s old gym. I’m sure he did. I also wondered if Sly re-visited Rocky’s apartment (remember, it was a shit hole). Not sure if Rocky’s old apartment is still there or not. We might even see these locations again in the “Creed” film including the Art Museum.

Kev