Production Weekly has come out with the story behind Rambo IV along with the subtitle as they announce that Sylvester Stallone is set to reprise his role of Vietnam vet John Rambo, in the third sequel in the Rambo franchise. Stallone will also produce and direct the film based on his own script titled, Rambo IV: In The Serpent’s Eye.
In the film Rambo is recruited by a group of Christian human rights missionaries to protect them against pirates, during a humanitarian aid deliver to the persecuted Karen people of Burma. After some of the missionaries are taken prisoner by sadistic Burmese soldiers, Rambo gets a second impossible job: to assemble a team of mercenaries to rescue the surviving relief workers.
Production is tentatively slated for January in Thailand.