Paramount+ has dropped a sneak peek of Sylvester Stallone as a New York mafia capo in the upcoming series “Tulsa King.”
The 75-year-old actor will play mob boss Dwight “The General” Manfredi in the upcoming show from “Yellowstone,” “Mayor of Kingstown,” and “1883” creator Taylor Sheridan.
While no official release date has been set, the first episode is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2022.
The shot, which shows Stallone standing in the middle of a city street in a black suit and staring off into the distance, was uploaded on social media by the streaming platform.
Despite his nearly 50-year career, this will be the iconic actor’s first main role in a television series.
The actor — best known for his roles in the “Rocky,” “Rambo” and “Creed” franchises — will star as Manfredi, who has recently been released from prison after 25 years and is exiled to Tulsa, Oklahoma.
As he learns he may be on the outs with his mob family, he begins to assemble his own “crew” of unusual characters to build a criminal empire.
Stallone is known for playing rough-and-tough macho characters with chips on their shoulders, much like “The General.” is described to be.
He has been working regularly since the beginning of his career in 1969. According to IMDb.com, Stallone just completed production on “Samaritan” and “The Expendables 4” and is currently working on “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” and “Tulsa King.”
Tulsa King is executive produced by Sheridan, Winter, Stallone, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin and Allen Coulter. Braden Aftergood is also set to executive produce.