Sylvester Stallone has been ruminating to Empire magazine about the possibility of starring in a remake of the 1974 movie Death Wish, which featured Charles Bronson as a vengeance-fueled vigilante. This makes a kind of sense (and, certainly, more sense than, say, Sly starring in a comedy with Estelle Getty or the plot of Tango and Cash). For one thing, there was a definite Rambo-esque propulsion to the Death Wish movies. And, for another, the now 63-year-old Stallone is probably aware that this is one franchise which suits an actor of a certain age. True, Bronson was in his early ’50s when he starred in the first movie, but he was still cranking them out almost two decades later, with the fifth DW film , Death Wish V: The Face of Death, arriving in 1994, by which time the actor was well into his ’70s.
Check out the trailer for the original Death Wish movie below and tell us if you think this would be a good move for Sly. And, while you’re at it, see if you can spot a very young Jeff Goldblum.