Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone films TV ad in Castleford

Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone was in Castleford yesterday (Thursday) to film a new television advert for Warburtons bakery.

By Sam Cooper
Friday, 23rd January 2015, 10:09 am

Stallone, who starred as boxer Rocky Balboa in the film series Rocky and John Rambo in the Rambo movies, took part in filming at the company’s bakery in Whitwood.

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He is currently in the UK after filming scenes for a new Rocky movie at Everton’s Premier League game with West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

The actor, writer, producer and director will also give a talk at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday.

The Warburtons advert is expected to be screened later this year.