SLY STALLONE made an appearance at Planet Hollywood: New York City to celebrate the opening of ‘Driven’ April 26, 2001. [Shannon Stapleton/Reuters]
Catching the ad above in the Orlando Sentinel on 04/20/01, BigBeatty was able to score passes for Craig Zablo and himself to see “Driven” on Monday, April 23, 2001. Look for their reviews after Monday!
SLY STALLONE was joined by his wife, JENNIFER FLAVEN and “Driven” co-stars TIL SCHWEIGER, CHRISTIAN de la FUENTE, ESTELLA WARREN, KIP PARDUE, and director RENNY HARLIN for the premiere at the Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, on Monday, April 16, 2001.
SZoner, Randy Rouseau attended the premiere of “Driven” which was held at the Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, Monday, April 16, 2001. Randy sent in the picture above as well as those that follow. He said he would send more [containing shots of SLY] once he gets them developed! Thanks to Randy for sharing and for being so quick!
Another shot of the theater
Several Champ cars lined up and waiting to roar down the street!
SYLVESTER STALLONE’s car from “Driven.”
SYLVESTER STALLONE’s handprints from in front of Mann’s Theater.
SLY’s personal car. Very nice!
Another shot of Sly’s ride.
Thanks again to Randy Rossseau!
– Craig Zablo
Dark Horizons reported that the “Driven” soundtrack would be available starting April 24th and gave props to the SZ for the news. What could be cooler than getting props from Garth? How about the interview with SLY that he posted the same day! Paul Fischer conducts an interview in which SLY discusses “Driven,” fitness, the special edition release of “Rocky”to dvd, and more! To check it out, click |HERE|.
The April 9, 2001, issue of People contains the picture above with the caption: “At the MGM pre-Oscar party in L.A. honoring producer DINO De LAURENTIS, Hannibal’s RAY LIOTTA [center] gave a piece of his mind to director OLIVER STONE [ left] and SYLVESTER STALLONE, whose race-car film Driven opens April 27.
– Craig Zablo
Bam! Entertainment announced that SYLVESTER STALLONE‘s Driven will appear as a video game for PlayStation2 and Game Boy Advance systems. The games will combine real-life race action with high-tech, action drama, along with required spectacular crashes and flying debris promised. Thanks to SZoner, Tybor and Daily Radar.com
PRESENT THE DRIVEN TRIVIA CONTEST ANSWERS & WINNERS
STALLONE TRIVIA QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
1. SYLVESTER STALLONE plays Champ racer Joe Tanto in Driven. What is the name of the movie that starred SLY as a racer named Joe Viterbo? DEATH RACE 2000
2. RENNY HARLIN is directing SLY in Driven. What is the name of the movie that first paired SLY and RENNY? CLIFFHANGER
3. SLY wrote the screenplay for Driven. What was SLY‘s original title for the film? CHAMPS
4. SLY is an accomplished actor, director, and screenwriter. What movie did SLY write that went on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture? ROCKY
5. SLY seems to like 5 letter names for his characters. Name three of his characters that have five letters in their last name and the name ends with an “o.” RAMBO, TANGO and TANTO
6. Most people think that Rocky was SLY‘s first feature film screenplay that sold. It was his second! What was the name of his first? PARADISE ALLEY
7. The “tag line” for Driven is “Welcome to the Human Race.” What was the tag line for SLY‘s last film, Get Carter? “THE TRUTH HURTS”
8. SLY teams with an international cast in Driven. What actor made his US debut with SLY in Nighthawks? RUTER HAUER
9. Actors and actresses who work with SLY quite often get noticed and move on to stardom [ANNE ARCHER, ARMAND ASSANTE, TOM SIZEMORE, BENJAMIN BRATT, etc.). Who was the actress who got her big break working with SLY in Demolition Man? SANDRA BULLOCK
10. What is YOUR favorite SYLVESTER STALLONE movie, and why? This one had no right/wrong answer and here are the movies that made the list (in alphabetical order): Cliffhanger, Cop Land, Daylight, First Blood, Lock Up, Lords of Flatbush, Over the Top, Rambo II, Rambo III, Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Rocky V, Tango & Cash.
1. Melissa Knollman 2. Marks Mail 3. Nicholas King 4. Kyle Riley 5. Tony Camm 6. Alan Sears 7. Jillian Decker 8. Troy Barwick 9. Crystal Coger 10. Mike Russo
I would like to thank Ms. Lifrieri and Warner Bros. for their assistance in making this contest possible. Winners can expect their posters in the next few weeks!
– Craig Zablo (April 1, 2001)