Sylvester Stallone, the iconic actor known for his roles in the Rocky and Rambo franchises, has also made appearances in several Marvel movies. Let’s take a closer look at the Marvel movies that Stallone has been a part of.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
In this highly popular Marvel film directed by James Gunn, Sylvester Stallone plays the character Stakar Ogord, also known as Starhawk. Starhawk is a member of a group called the Ravagers, who are space pirates operating in the Marvel Universe.
Fun Fact: Stallone’s performance in this movie was well-received by both fans and critics, and it was a pleasant surprise for many to see such a legendary actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 3 (upcoming)
While Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is yet to be released at the time of writing this article, it has been confirmed that Sylvester Stallone will reprise his role as Stakar Ogord/Starhawk in this highly anticipated sequel.
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
In Avengers: Endgame, one of the biggest superhero blockbusters of all time, Sylvester Stallone makes an uncredited cameo appearance as himself during an emotional funeral scene honoring Tony Stark/Iron Man. This surprise appearance delighted fans and added an extra layer of depth to the film.
- Sylvester Stallone was originally considered for the role of Bullseye in Daredevil (2003), but ultimately Colin Farrell was cast instead.
- In addition to his on-screen appearances, Stallone also lent his voice talent to the character of Stakar Ogord/Starhawk in the animated series Guardians of the Galaxy (2015-2019).
Sylvester Stallone’s appearances in Marvel movies have been memorable and have added a touch of star power to these already epic films. Whether he’s playing a superhero or making a brief cameo, Stallone brings his unique charisma and talent to every role he takes on.
Fans eagerly await his return as Starhawk in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and it will be exciting to see what other surprises Marvel has in store for this iconic actor.