Today is the birthday of Iron Arnie – a famous actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Five years ago, the Austrian village where he was born declared July 30 the official day of Arnold. The authorities even wanted to erect a monument to the Terminator there. In popularity, Arnie is perhaps superior to many “brutal” actors. But let’s see who could still compete with him.
If Arnie is a symbol of a bodybuilder, then Stallone was actively engaged in popularizing boxing (did you know that in the Rocky project he is not only the leading actor, but also the author of the script?), For which he was even introduced to the International Boxing Hall of Fame last year.
By the way, who is not afraid to look weaker than other tough guys is Sylvester. It was he who released the film The Expendables in 2010, which invited Schwarzenegger, Jason Statham, Jet Lee, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts to participate. Steven Seagal did not get into the project, because he did not agree on something with the producers (for a fee, apparently!), And Nicolas Cage himself asked for it, but was refused by Stallone. Jean-Claude Van Damme, although he refused to participate, but then he nevertheless starred in the second part, which will be released in August this year. Continue reading