Sylvester Stallone has launched the musical of his famous movie "Rocky" in Hamburg.
The musical play is expected to transfer to Broadway in the US next year.
Stallone, 66, gave the thumbs up to the event along with boxer brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko to bring his classic 1976 film to the stage Nov 18.
The actor played the lead role in the six-movie franchise, reports contactmusic.com.
"I'm so happy. It's amazing that the Klitschkos are here and they're giving birth to something that is first on the planet. I'm proud of you guys. I'm proud of Hamburg. Thank you," Stallone said.