Sylvester Stallone has signed on to the Quentin Tarantino action/adventure/drama, Inglorious Bastards for The Weinstein Company.

According to Latino Review, the World War II flick revolves around a group of soldiers on their way to be executed, only they get the chance for a reprieval. Tarantino describes them as "Not your normal hero types that are thrown into a big deal in World War II."

Tarantino had asked Sly to play a small role in Grind House, but he was

too busy with Rocky Balboa at the time, but he promised to do something in

Inglorious Bastards. The film is set for a 2008 release.