Sylvester Stallone to Play Mob Boss in 'Godfather' TV Series 'Omerta'

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2:21 | 04/29/16

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Transcript for Sylvester Stallone to Play Mob Boss in 'Godfather' TV Series 'Omerta'
Lara, let's get some "Pop." We begin with Sylvester Stallone news. Sylvester Stallone, one of my favorites has a new starring role on the small screen. Sly set to star in the TV adaptation of "Omerta" the final book of the it will be Oscar nominee's first time starring in a scripted TV series. No network attached to the project yet but we're pretty sure this new show is one we simply can't refuse. Nice. Looking for extras. Speaking of this little extra for you, at the beginning of his career he tried out to be an extra in the original idea gotfather." Ging, come on in. He did not get the role. So this is really full circle for him and congratulations to you, sly. Hey, also in "Pop news" this morning, mother's day just around the corner and we have a friendly reminder to take a little time and get mom something special. She did birth you after all. That took a little longer than buying a Starbucks gift card. And she didn't get a me-ternity leave. Somebody is still holding a grudge. That's correct, Amy. According to hebates.com some of our favorite gifts include, moms polled. We love getting flowers and do love getting chocolate and also love spa days but the best gift according to an overwhelming 63% of moms surveyed we just want to spend time with you guys and want time with our kids and by a whopping 94% the number one thing not to get mom for mother's day is a gym membership, unless she asks for it. Right. Or a vacuum cleaner. Our girls are under great pressure which means I'm under great pressure and dropped the ball last mother's day. It has not been forgotten. What did they do last year. Nothing probably. Nothing? Nothing, dropped the ball. Even a handmaid card. I love the cards. As you head into your weekend, here's one woman who is starting hers with a splash. Oh, no. This made me laugh. Just came out of my nose, Lara. Lara.

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