Sylvester Stallone knows a thing or two about sequels, from the rocky And Rambo franchises The expendables and a forthcoming one Cliffhanger Restart.
The latest sequel to the three-time Oscar nominee’s resume is a second season of The Stallone family, the Paramount+ reality series with Stallone; his wife, Jennifer Flavin Stallone; and their daughters Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet. The streamer pick-up comes just a week after the series premiered.
The unscripted show is Stallone’s second at Paramount+; he also stars in Taylor Sheridan and Terence Winter’s Tulsa kingwhich has also been renewed for a second season.
The Stallone family, like a number of celebrity docuseries before it, follows the family dynamic between Sly and Jennifer and their adult daughters. The show’s logline promises viewers “a seat at the table of one of Hollywood’s most famous families.”
Stallone championed the idea of filming a reality show with his family, calling it “the ultimate home movie.”
“This is an opportunity where I will be with my kids under a working condition where they can see me in action and I can see them in action,” he said. The Hollywood Reporter in a November 2022 cover story. “What you will see is the real truth. This is a great opportunity. I don’t see it as stooping to conquer. But every time you go in a different direction, people say, ‘Oh God, you’re stuck in (financial) trouble.’ Just the opposite.”
says Paramount+ The Stallone family premiered as the most-watched original reality series on the platform, though as usual with streaming services, detailed ratings are not public. MTV Entertainment Studios is producing the series, with Benjamin Hurvitz and Nadim Amiry serving as executive producers. Julie Pizzi, Farnaz Farjam and Jonathan Singer executive produce for Bunim-Murray Productions, and Chris Ray and Jason Williams are co-EPs.