Sylvester Stallone films 'Tulsa King' Paramount series in New York

The 75-year-old actor looked completely in his element on set wearing a leather jacket and black slacks as he strolled along city streets in character as reformed mobster DwightThe GeneralManfredi.

The network revealed Stallone’s show is set for a Nov. 13 launch date on both the Paramount+ streaming service and the Paramount cable television network.

Two episodes of the Taylor Sheridan-created series will be available on the streamer immediately, with new shows premiering every Sunday. Paramount will also air a sneak peek on TV after the season five premiere of Sheridan’s “Yellowstone,” with episode two airing following the Nov. 20 Wys.

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Tulsa Kingtells the story of Manfredi (Stallone) as he rebuilds his life after being exiled from the family by his crime boss following a 25-year prison stint. Manfredi is forced to create a new family of his own in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a group of unlikely characters.

Sylvester Stallone plays a mobster in the new series "Tulsa King," which comes from "Yellowstone" creator Taylor Sheridan

Sylvester Stallone plays a mobster in the new seriesTulsa King,” which comes from “Yellowstone” creator Taylor Sheridan (Jose Perez/Bauergriffin.com)

He stars alongside Garrett Hedlund, Martin Starr, Andrea Savage, Max Casella, Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza and A.C. Peterson.

Sheridan told Verskeidenheid in April that he came up with the idea forTulsa King,” wrote the pilot and convinced the legendary actor to sign on to star in about one week.

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I was talking with a producer, and it’s COVID,” hy het gesê “Everyone’s kind of going stir crazy. He was asking me about ideas. ek het gesê, ‘Look, all you need, na my mening, to have an interesting TV show is take a really fascinating character and drop them in a world that we don’t know anything about.’

Sylvester Stallone is seen on the film set of the "Tulsa King," which is set for a Nov. 13 launch date..

Sylvester Stallone is seen on the film set of theTulsa King,” which is set for a Nov. 13 launch date.. (Jose Perez/Bauergriffin.com)

Stallone’s Mafioso role also marks the first time he has ever starred as the lead in a television series despite more than five decades working in the industry.

He didn’t break out into television work until 1973, where he was credited as a writer on an episode ofThe Evil Touch,” and strayed from the small screen for a few years before returning to play Elmore “Rotsagtig” Caddo in a 1975 episode van “Police Story.

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Stallone’s first film stint went uncredited in 1969 when he played an extra The Square Root, gevolg deur 'n “Restaurant Patron” in “Downhill Racer” en a “Soldier in Catering Area” in die 1970 “M*A*S*H” Fliek.

His big break, wel, was the 1974 coming-of-age taleThe Lords of Flatbush,” with Henry Winkler, about a group of teenaged friends and their antics growing up together in a neighborhood in Brooklyn.

Stallone became a household name with “Rotsagtig” in 1976, the boxing drama he not only wrote, but also starred in, with John G. Avildsen in the director’s chair.

Stallone plays a mobster recently released from prison after 25 years who must rebuild his life in Tulsa.

Stallone plays a mobster recently released from prison after 25 years who must rebuild his life in Tulsa. (Jose Perez/Bauergriffin.com)

The film received critical acclaim and 10 Academy Award nominations at the 49th annual ceremony in 1977.

“Rotsagtig” took home the coveted Best Picture trophy, klop “Netwerk,” “Taxi Driver,” “Bound for Glory” en “All the President’s Men.Avildsen earned the Best Director award, while Richard Halsey and Scott Conrad nabbed the Best Film Editing Oscar.

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