Sylvester Stallone takes legal punches in copyright battle

Writer claims Stallone, co-writer copied “The Expendables” plot

“Rocky” and “Rambo” star Sylvester Stallone was accused of copying the plot of “The Expendables” from another writer’s screenplay in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Screenwriter Marcus Webb claims Stallone and co-author David Callaham used a screenplay that is “strikingly similar and in some places identical” to his work, “The Cordoba Caper.”

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