Sad news out of Los Angeles last night: Sylvester Stallone's son Sage Stallone was found dead yesterday, allegedly from an overdose of pills. Sage appeared with his father in Rocky 5 and ran Grindhouse Releasing, a film restoration company that focused on Italian horror films.
Sage Moonblood Stallone, 36, was the son of Sylvester and his first wife, Sasha Czack. Sage was reportedly found around 2p.m. Friday afternoon by either a housekeeper or a girlfriend and pronounced dead by paramedics on arrival. TMZ reports paramedics found "numerous empty pill bottles" for unknown medication.
A statement from Sly's spokesperson reads:
"Sylvester Stallone is devastated and grief-stricken over the sudden loss of his son Sage Stallone. His compassion and thoughts are with Sage’s mother, Sasha.Sage was a very talented and wonderful young man, his loss will be felt forever."
He appeared in the films Daylight and Promises Written In Water.