The director of Cliffhanger 2 reveals the first details of the plot and confesses the ambition to follow in the footsteps of Top Gun: Maverick.
The news of the arrival of a sequel of the spectacular Cliffhanger, extreme action film with Sylvester Stallone, cheered up the fans. To fuel further hype, the director of the project Ric Roman Waugh thinks, who revealed the first details on the plot.
Confirmed the return of Sylvester Stallone as Ranger Gabriel “Gabe” Walker in Cliffhanger 2, which will be directed by Ric Roman Waugh from a script signed by Mark Bianculli.
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The new location will be the Italian Alps
In a new interview with ScreenRant, Waugh talked about the project further developing the character played by Stallone, as he is now much older and has a daughter who follows in his footsteps with a climbing career. Waugh anticipated,. also, that the sequel will be set in the Italian Alps where “all hell will break loose”presumably uniting Gabe and his daughter as they face a new high-flying threat.
The director said: “I’m thrilled to be able to give my version of such an important title from the early 90s, which recalls my career as a stuntman. He didn’t work on it, but I knew a lot about it. I will sign the sequel to Cliffhanger – the last challenge with Stallone , and I will watch her character evolve. Now she has a daughter who is also a mountaineer, all hell breaks loose in the Italian Alps, and here it is.”.
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Cliffhanger 2 come Top Gun: Maverick e Creed?
Ric Roman Waugh also compared the evolution of_ Cliffhanger_ to Top Gun: Maverick e Creedfilms that have been able to develop and grow their respective sagas by uniting old stars with new characters and reconciling past and present:
“For the Cliffhanger sequel, I look at how Top Gun: Maverick continued the story of the original film, how Creed became the evolution of the Rocky franchise and turned it into something new. That’s kind of what we’re looking for in Cliffhanger, it’s fun to be part of a new beginning. This is the continuation of a story that means a lot to me, hopefully resulting in something interesting and meaningful.”