Sylvester Stallone looks imposing as a mob boss in a new image from king of tulsa. In his first starring role on a television series, Stallone plays Dwight “The General” Manfredi, a New York mob capo who, after serving a 25-year prison sentence, is sent to the most unlikely places; Tulsa, Oklahoma, to establish a criminal enterprise there. king of tulsa is created by Yellowstone and The Mayor of Kingstownby Taylor Sheridan and is presented by Terence Winter, writer for The Sopranos who continued to create Boardwalk Empire.
Other than Stallone leading the king of tulsa cast, the series stars Max Casella, Threadby Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza, Andrea Savage, Martin Starr, Garrett Hedlund, Dana Delaney and Annabella Sciora. The first look at Stallone’s mob boss on the show surfaced last April and the following king of tulsa The trailer further teased the show’s fish-out-of-water premise as the seasoned New York mobster moves to Oklahoma. Now, as its premiere date nears, Paramount+ has revealed another look at its promising new series.
Two months before its premiere, Empire has an exclusive new look at king of tulsa. The image shows Dwight Manfredi, who appears to be sitting in a bar, while Stallone looks absolutely like the role of the mafia known as The General. Check out the new image below:
Stallone is, of course, best known as the star of the Rocky and Rambo franchises and is one of Hollywood’s most prolific actors. However, in his 50-year acting career, Stallone has never starred in a television series, despite guest-starring on shows like Police Story and kojak in the 1970s and more recently, It’s us. A series like king of tulsa seems to suit Stallone’s sensibilities perfectly as he makes the transition from blockbuster film to TV at 76.
king of tulsa also appears to be a fascinating amalgamation of mafia and Western dramas from two creatives who have specialized experience in these genres – Sheridan with Yellowstone and his 1883 prequel and Winter on The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire. It will be interesting to see how they combine their talents for a unique series, and how Stallone ultimately handles the role of an overbearing mob giver. Audiences won’t have to wait too long to find out, because king of tulsa premieres November 13 on Paramount+. In the meantime, more trailers, images, and clips should be on the way.