Paramount+ has got a sneak peek at Sylvester Stallone as the New York Mafia capo in the upcoming series Tulsa King.
The 75-year-old actor will star in the new series from Yellowstone, Mayor of Kingstown and 1883 creator Taylor Sheridan as crime boss Dwight “The General” Manfredi.
Although an official release date has not yet been announced, the first episode is expected to be released in autumn 2022.
The streaming platform shared the photo on social mediashows Stallone in a dark suit standing in the middle of a city street and looking into the distance.
The show will be the legendary actor’s first major television series, despite a career spanning nearly 50 years.
The actor – best known for his roles in the “Rocky,” “Rambo,” and “Creed” franchises — will play New York crime boss Dwight “The General” Manfredi, who was recently released from prison after 25 years and into exile is sent to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Realizing he may be on the run with his mafia family, he begins to assemble his own “crew” of unlikely characters to build a criminal empire.
Stallone is known for playing rough and tough macho with chips on his shoulders, much like how The General is described.
He has worked continuously since the beginning of his career in 1969. According to IMDB, Stallone recently wrapped up production on Samaritan and The Expendables 4 and is currently working on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Tulsa King.