Action star Sylvester Stallone has reportedly decided to leave The Expendables franchise after creative differences with producer Avi Lerner.

Sylvester Stallone

 

Stallone reportedly would have received up to USD 20 million, the biggest upfront payday in his career, if hes signed up for the fourth film.

Sistine Rose, actor Sylvester Stallone, Sophia Rose Stallone, Jennifer Flavin Stallone and Scarlet Rose Stallone (L-R) | Image Source: AFP

 

But the 70-year-old actor couldn't see eye to eye with the producer on many things including a new director, the script, and the selection of the CGI house to handle visual effects, reported Deadline.

Although Stallone has let go of his lead role in The Expendables, it will still be a busy years for him.

 

The actor joins Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 which is due to release on May 5.

Sylvester Stallone and Michael Jordan in a still from Creed | Image Source: Twitter/Felipe Maquieira

 

In 2015, he got rave reviews for reprising his iconic role as Rocky Balboa in Creed

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