Sylvester Stallone has signed up to star in a new drama series from Taylor Sheridan, Terence Winter ‘Kansas City.’
Set in the present day, the series follows legendary New York City mobster Sal (Stallone), who is faced with the startling task of reestablishing his Italian mafia family to the modernized, straight-shooting town of Kansas City, Missouri. There, Sal encounters surprising and unsuspecting characters who follow him along his unconventional path to power.
Sheridan and Winter will write and executive produce the series with Winter serving as showrunner. Stallone will executive produce in addition to starring, with David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle and Bob Yari of 101 Studios also executive producing. MTV Entertainment Studios will also produce.
Considering Stallone’s long career in acting, the series marks his first regular step into the series format.
Sheridan was responsible for the hit series ‘Yellowstone,’ he also has the prequel series ‘1883’ coming to Paramount Plus on December 19. Most recently, Sheridan’s Jeremy Renner-led drama ‘Mayor of Kingstown’ debuted on November 14 on Paramount Plus.