It’s not always easy to live in the shadow of a famous family member, but Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother Frank Stallone has certainly carved his own path. At a young age, Frank Stallone discovered a talent for singing that led to a music career that has seen him earn three Platinum Albums, ten Gold Albums, and five Gold Singles, as well as contribute the the soundtracks of movies such as Rocky, Rambo: First Blood Part II, Staying Alive, The Expendables 2, and more. He also received a Golden Globe and Grammy nomination for Far From Over, a song he performed and co-wrote with Vince DiCola for Staying Alive.
If, like me, you’re not overly familiar with Frank Stallone, then this new trailer for Stallone: Frank, That Is might just shed some light on one of Hollywood’s least known famous faces. Written, directed, and produced by Derek Wayne Johnson, the documentary also includes appearances from Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Billy Dee Williams, Billy Zane, Joe Mantegna, Talia Shire, Geraldo Rivera, Danny Aiello, Burt Young, Grankie Avalon, Richie Sambora, and John Oates.
The official synopsis for Stallone: Frank, That Is:
Frank Stallone has remained one of the most versatile talents in Hollywood for over four decades. His music career has earned him three Platinum Albums, ten Gold Albums, five Gold Singles and seen him top the charts worldwide. His movie soundtracks have audiences across the globe gripped to some of the most iconic movies; including The Expendables 2, Rocky I, II and III, Rambo II, Paradise Alley, Over the Top and the Saturday Night Fever sequel Staying Alive, which earned him Golden Globe and Grammy Nominations. All the while Frank’s on-screen career has seen him act in over 60 films and TV shows, including Tombstone and the cult hit Barfly. So why does Frank remain one of the least known famous faces in Hollywood? Find out as we go behind the scenes of Hollywood’s elite, in this fascinating documentary, told by Frank himself and those that know him best.
Stallone: Frank, That Is will debut on Digital and VOD on January 19, 2021.