Rambo is getting in touch with his literary side.
While he's best known for playing decidedly non-bookish action heroes, Stallone's long had a soft spot for the 19th-century poet and short-story writer.
He plans to begin filming in Europe this fall — and hopes to have Robert Downey Jr (search). in the title role.
While he was never known to go bare-chested and tote an AK-47, Poe's life offers plenty of other dramatic grist, including bouts of madness, attempted suicide and a mysterious death.