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Surprise: Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he has kept the turtles out of the film that are now 44 years old

He played as an underdog boxer in Seventies cult classic Rocky, who develops a sweet relationship with a pet store owner.

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And Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he has kept the turtles out of the film that are now 44 years old.

The 72-year-old Hollywood legend shocked fans when he went on Instagram to share a module of cuff and link swimming in a tank.

Surprise: Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he has kept the turtles out of the film that are now 44 years old

Surprise: Sylvester Stallone has revealed that he has kept the turtles out of the film that are now 44 years old

He wrote: & # 39; CREED 2 with my original buddies of the first Rocky … CUFF and LINK, now about 44 years old! (Sic) & # 39 ;.

Sylvester & # 39; s character, who was the boxer Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with pet store shop owner Adrian Pennino when he visited her shop to buy stuff for his turtles.

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He tells her famously: & # 39; The exotic animals I told you about. These are my friends, cuff and link. & # 39;

The turtles even returned to the silver screen when they appeared in boxing drama Creed II in 2018.

Back in the day: the character of Sylvester, who was the boxer Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with the owner of the pet store Adrian Pennino when he visited her store to buy stuff for his turtles

Back in the day: the character of Sylvester, who was the boxer Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with the owner of the pet store Adrian Pennino when he visited her store to buy stuff for his turtles

Back in the day: the character of Sylvester, who was the boxer Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with the owner of the pet store Adrian Pennino when he visited her store to buy stuff for his turtles

Shock: the character of Sylvester, who played the star of Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with shop owner Adrian Pennino

Shock: the character of Sylvester, who played the star of Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with shop owner Adrian Pennino

Shock: the character of Sylvester, who played the star of Rocky in 1976, led to a romance with shop owner Adrian Pennino

Long ago: he tells her famously: & # 39; The exotic animals I told you about. These are my friends, cuff and link & # 39;

Long ago: he tells her famously: & # 39; The exotic animals I told you about. These are my friends, cuff and link & # 39;

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Long ago: he tells her famously: & # 39; The exotic animals I told you about. These are my friends, cuff and link & # 39;

Fans were stunned by the news that Sylvester had kept the turtles after the successful film and were shocked that they were still alive.

A Twitter user wrote: & # 39; I somehow feel good knowing that cuff and link are still alive. & # 39;

Another said: & # 39; Sylvester Stallone still has the turtles, Cuff and Link, from the movie & # 39; Rocky & # 39; and they are more than 40 years old. & # 39;

One wrote: & # 39; Cuff and Link are still alive and this is the happiest news I have heard this entire year. & # 39;

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The red-cheeked painters, also known as marsh turtles, can even indulge Sylvester because some can live to be over 50 years old.

It is not the first time that Sylvester keeps a pet from filming. The star also owned Butkus, a bull mastiff, which appeared in Rocky and Rocky II.

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The Hollywood legend was forced to sell the dog because at that time he could not pay him until the owner sold him for $ 15,000.

In 2017, Sylvester posted a throwback photo of him in his twenties hugging the dog, and wrote: I absolutely love photos like this.

Animal lover: It is not the first time Sylvester keeps a pet from filming. The star also owned Butkus, a bull mastiff, which appeared in Rocky and Rocky II

Animal lover: It is not the first time Sylvester keeps a pet from filming. The star also owned Butkus, a bull mastiff, which appeared in Rocky and Rocky II

Animal lover: It is not the first time Sylvester keeps a pet from filming. The star also owned Butkus, a bull mastiff, which appeared in Rocky and Rocky II

& # 39; When I was 26 years old, broke down completely, drove nowhere very fast, I owned two pairs of trousers that barely fit, shoes with holes in them and dreams of being successful were as far away as the sun …

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& # 39; But I had my dog, BUTKUS, my best friend, my confidant, who always laughed at my jokes and put up with my mood, and was the only living thing that loved me for who I was! # man & # 39; s best friend & # 39 ;.

It comes as Stallone & # 39; s fifth installment in the iconic franchise Rambo: Last Blood is scheduled for a release on September 20, 2019.

Throwback: In 2017, Sylvester posted a throwback photo of him in his twenties hugging the dog, and wrote: I absolutely love photos like this

Throwback: In 2017, Sylvester posted a throwback photo of him in his twenties hugging the dog, and wrote: I absolutely love photos like this

Throwback: In 2017, Sylvester posted a throwback photo of him in his twenties hugging the dog, and wrote: I absolutely love photos like this

The actor first played Vietnam veteran John Rambo in 1982 and the upcoming film sees Rambo's cross with a Mexican cartel.

The former soldier works on a ranch, but when the daughter of one of his friends is abducted, he crosses the border between America and Mexico and ends up facing one of the country's most violent organizations.

Stallone was initially expected to direct the film, but that is not assumed now.

John Rambo was the main character in the 1972 First Blood novel, written by David Morrell. The book was adapted in 1982 to a film with the same name.

New movie: it comes as Stallone & # 39; s fifth installment in the iconic franchise Rambo: Last Blood is scheduled for a release on September 20, 2019

New movie: it comes as Stallone & # 39; s fifth installment in the iconic franchise Rambo: Last Blood is scheduled for a release on September 20, 2019

New movie: it comes as Stallone & # 39; s fifth installment in the iconic franchise Rambo: Last Blood is scheduled for a release on September 20, 2019

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