Shocking Surprises in the New Rocky Documentary

  • There are already plans for a Rocky 2 documentary
  • Sylvester Stallone’s narration is occasionally intelligible
  • Talia Shire’s character originally played by Jean Stapleton
  • Producers regretted using Roman numerals after Rocky MXCVIII
  • Original screenplay ended with Rocky pedaling across the sky on a flying bicycle
  • No sides of beef were harmed in the making of the film
  • In original story pitch, Rocky Balboa was a hacky-sack player
  • Actors considered for Apollo Creed included Nipsey Russell
  • “Gonna Fly Now” theme song temporarily replaced by “Build Me Up, Buttercup”