Actor, Sylvester Stallone
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Stallone's Rocky the Musical opens

A musical version of boxing movie Rocky, backed by the film's star Sylvester Stallone, has opened in Germany.

Stallone has teamed up with boxing brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko to bring the film to the stage.

The rags-to-riches tale includes hits from the 1976 film including Gonna Fly Now.

Richard Forrest reports.