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The legend of the action film Sylvester Stallone will be a police drama. The Tenderloin which Stallone currently develops via his Balboa Productions for The History Channel, will be based on the true story of New York police officer Charles Becker, according to a report from Deadline
early twentieth century (19459012) shows the violent conflict between Becker's "Strong-Arm Squad" and a number of violent New York City gangs. The action takes place against the backdrop of NYC's Tenderloin district, which gives the show its name. "Becker and his team were filthy cops, but at the same time tried to organize in a gangs-controlled city," says the official logline of the production.
In addition to executive production The Tenderloin Stallone will also direct several episodes. The pilot is written by Stephen Kay, who previously covered similar topics of corruption in police and gang life in The Shield and Sons of Anarchy
"Long before the Miranda In the fictional series The Shield there was the very real Charles Becker, a police officer who lived by his own moral law, "said Eli Lehrer, Head of Programming History, in a statement. "This is a Passion project for Slyvester, who in Becker's case found new facts that shed new light on this notorious antihero. We look forward to working with him to introduce this incredible story to the business community. Most famous for his roles in the Rocky and Rambo action franchises by Stallone, Stallone had a career renaissance of recent years thanks to The Expendables and the [19459012Rocky Sequel Creed and Creed II in which his character is the son of his former rival.
Stallone is next seen in Rambo V: Last Blood on September 20. The long-awaited sequel promises, given the recent allegations of the 72-year-old actor, a nativeness that the shoot has "done much damage" to his body.