It's hard to believe the fourth installment of Rambo premiered nearly 10 years ago!\n\nThe film starred actors including Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Matthew Marsden, and more. And today, we're taking a look back at the 2008 flick's iconic cast then and now!\n\nHowever, Sly, 70, also appeared in the original movie First Blood back in 1982. In a recent interview, the film's director, Ted Kotcheff, revealed there was originally a dark ending for John Rambo.\n\nMORE: Go Inside the Hollywood Feud Between Sylvester Stallone and Richard Gere!\n\nSly in 2008's Rambo. \n\nIn the first filming, Rambo shockingly commits suicide! "The film was basically conceived as Rambo\u2019s tragedy, that mirrored the tragedy of so many of the veterans that I talked to. I met guys that actually, later on, killed themselves," Kotcheff told Entertainment Weekly. "His tragedy mirrored their tragedy, and how they came to this sad conclusion to kill themselves."\n\nMORE: Sylvester Stallone Is Developing a New Comedy \u2014 Get the Details!\n\nHe additionally opened up about his relationship with the Rocky star. "My first choice for the picture was Sylvester Stallone. Usually, you submit a script to a star, you\u2019d be lucky if you get an answer within two or three months. In his case, I sent it to him on a Thursday night," Kothceff began. "On a Friday morning he phones me: 'I love this script! I want to do it!' I couldn\u2019t believe my luck! Money always revolves around getting a big star name."\n\nAnd with that, Sly stuck with the franchise from Rambo: First Blood Part II in 1985, Rambo III in 1988, and all the way up until 2008's Rambo!\n\nClick through the gallery below to see what the Rambo cast looks like today!