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June 18, 1989|Pat H. Broeske \f7

Meanwhile, he's at work on the tentatively titled "Set-Up," which just began filming for Warners. The Guber-Peters production, with Andre Konchalovsky directing, co-stars Sly and Kurt Russell as two cops who are set up and imprisoned, then break out and go after the villains. "But this isn't a prison movie like 'Lock-Up.' The prison scenes take up only about four pages (of the script)."

He insists the back-to-back pics are not a comeback: "Oh, c'mon! 'Rambo III' may have gotten scathing reviews, but it came in 11th at the (1988) box office (gross: $53 million). And it did some good foreign box office. This is just another cycle of my career.

"I'm returning to a safer place--doing some interacting, after playing it solo."

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