Rambo: Brown Bread - Stallone is unlikely new face of Warburton’s bakery

Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone was in West Yorkshire to film a new television advert - for Warburton’s bread.

Stallone with bread vans as he appears in the commercial

Stallone, who starred as boxer Rocky Balboa in the film series Rocky and John Rambo in the Rambo movies, is the unlikely new face of the British bakery whose former slogan was ‘Bakers born and bread’.

He took part in filming on Thursday at the Warburton bakery in Whitwood, Castleford.

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Stallone arrived in the UK to film scenes for the new Rocky movie at Everton’s Premier League game with West Bromwich Albion on Monday.

The actor, writer, producer and director will also give a talk at Sheffield City Hall on Sunday.

The Warburton’s advert is expected to be screened later this year.