Sylvester Stallone readies fifth mission for Rambo

John Rambo is officially readying for a fifth mission.

Variety has confirmed that fifth installment in the franchise has been greenlit with Sylvester Stallone starring and directing in the film.

The storyline revolves around Rambo fighting his way through human traffickers and drug lords to rescue a young girl abducted near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Production on the film is expected to get underway this spring.